Newport Girls' High School

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2019 - 2020

Oxbridge encouragement


4 February 2020

During Monday lunchtime, year 11 and year 12 had the opportunity to listen to a talk given by Gaia Lambert from St John’s College Cambridge. She informed us about university life and provided a more in-depth look into the top universities like Oxford and Cambridge. Read more

U19s reach regional final


4 February 2020

On Sunday 26 January, nine students from year 10, 11 and 12 headed to Bromsgrove school for the U19 regional netball competition which we qualified for by coming 2nd in the county school’s competition. Read more

Bronze EcoAward


4 February 2020

We have recently achieved our Bronze Eco-Schools award. This involved action in 3 areas and we chose to focus on waste, global citizenship and biodiversity. Since the start of SustaiNGHS we have transformed the school into a considerably more sustainable place and hope to take this further. Read more

Holocaust Memorial Day


28 January 2020

This week we have been remembering the victims of genocide throughout the world with special assemblies and a display at Monday’s Holocaust Memorial Day commemorations in Telford. Read more

Oxbridge Success

17 January 2020

Since last June, we have been supporting our now Year 13s with their UCAS applications and many of our students have the luxury of many varied university offers to consider. Read more

Student Newspaper Launched

6 January 2020

Happy New Year to everyone in the NGHS community. I am delighted to present the first edition of our student-led newspaper 'NGHS News and Views'. Read more

Supporting Newport Foodbank

16 December 2019

Following our Winter Jumper Day last Friday, NGHS was delighted to present our local Newport Foodbank with a cheque for £650 this morning. The money raised will go towards the running costs of the Centre and Cat Finch and her colleague Liz gladly received the cheque from NGHS pupils. Read more

New Minibus arrives

25 November 2019

Mr Scott (Headteacher) and Mrs Machin (Finance & Facilities Manager) receive the keys from Michael Hellier at Minibus Lite. Read more

West Midlands School of 2020

25 November 2019

Newport Girls’ ranked West Midlands State Secondary School of the Year

Newport Girls’ High School is delighted to have been named West Midlands State Secondary School of the Year in The Sunday Times’s Schools Guide for 2020. Read more

NGHS continues to be OUTSTANDING!

4 November 2019

NGHS is delighted to announce that, following a Her Majesty's Inspectorate Section 8 Ofsted Visit in October 2019, the School continues to be recognised as an OUTSTANDING school. Please find below the report, along with some contextual information from Headteacher, Mr M J Scott. Read more

NGHS tops performance tables

22 October 2019

We are delighted that NGHS has secured the top position in both Telford & Wrekin and Shropshire for progress in the summer examination period 2019. The figures, released last Thursday show that, on average, NGHS students achieved three quarters of a grade (0. 74) more than the national expectation. Read more

Year 12s LOVE Liverpool!

4 October 2019

A key part of our transition programme from Year 11 to Year 12 is our weekend social residential to Liverpool. Read more

Supporting Local History


3 October 2019

During the summer, four Year 13s were given the rare opportunity to work with an archaeologist and the Newport History Society, investigating the location of medieval burgage plots on Newport High Street. Read more

Visiting Downing Street

3 October 2019

During the summer holiday, one of our Year 13 students enjoyed a unique opportunity to visit Downing Street as a Girl Guiding Advocate. Read more

Silver Swallow Named

3 October 2019

You may have read in the Shropshire Star that one of our Year 8 pupils, Charlotte, won a competition to name the new bridge in Telford. A Facebook poll rated her choice of name, Silver Swallow, very highly. Read more

Primary School Japanese Day


30 September 2019

As part of our series of 'Taste of High School' days to forge stronger links with our local primary schools, it was a pleasure to welcome Year 5 children from Newport Junior School to learn all about Japan and its culture. Read more

Whole School Photograph

9 September 2019

When students returned to school last week, they were presented with a badge commemorating the School's Centenary. On Friday we had a full Centenary Photograph to capture the faces of students and staff who are here at NGHS one hundred years after the school opened. Read more