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2018 - 2019

NGHS celebrates generous laboratory grant

8 January 2019

Sixth Form physicists celebrate the end of our old-fashioned physics lab with Mrs Stan (senior technician), Dr Catalan (Head of Science) and Mr Scott (Headteacher)

 

Newport Girls’ High School is delighted to announce that it is to receive a £40,000 grant from the Wolfson Foundation to improve the standard of its... Read more

Foodbank Support from NGHS

1 January 2019

Hot off the back of our gift donations to the Christmas Smile campaign, it was lovely to welcome Cat Finch and her colleagues from Newport Foodbank back to receive a cheque for £600 from our recent Winter Jumper Day. Read more

U14 Badminton T&W Champions

1 January 2019

Congratulations to our U14 Badminton team, who recently competed in the Telford and Wrekin Schools semi-finals and finals. The semi-finals saw them compete against Idsall and win 7 sets to 1 meaning that they would be up against Williams Brookes in the final. Read more

Historical Baubles

21 December 2018

With 2018 marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, the History Department decided that it would be most fitting if the theme for our annual Christmas bauble competition were based on commemoration of those who served during this conflict. Read more

Sixth Form Shopping Evening

14 December 2018

Over 60 Year 11-13 students recently enjoyed an evening shopping at Cheshire Oaks. With a rich mix of designer, high-street and boutique stores as well as a number of restaurant chains and entertainment venues, this social evening provided nice relief at the end of a busy term. Read more

Medsoc Crafts at the Cottage

14 December 2018

The Year 12 Medical Society began on 1 October 2018 for year 12 students who aspire to pursue a career in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry. The meetings are 30 minute long held every Monday at lunch. Read more

Putting a Smile on Christmas

7 December 2018

Today we welcomed Kate from Telford's Christmas Smile campaign to come and collect the wide assortment of generously donated gifts for those in greater need this Christmas. Read more

Mathematicians crack the code at Bletchley Park

6 December 2018

Our Y11-13 mathematicians enjoyed a day at Bletchley Park on Monday where they learnt not just more about coding, but about the historical discoveries that were made at this amazing site. Read more

Othello performance

27 November 2018

Our Year 13 English Literature group recently attended a performance of Othello at Warwick Arts Centre. Read more

Ruby hits the high notes

27 November 2018

NGHS is thrilled to congratulate Year 12 student Ruby Howells, who has been successful in gaining a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. This tremendous achievement is much deserved and we are delighted to share her success. Read more

The Big Apple Beckons!

27 November 2018

We are delighted to again grace the front of the Newport Advertiser this week with another feature photograph! 

Thanks to Anton Gunter at Global Freight Distribution we are now the proud wearers of performance polo shirts for our New York Music Tour. Read more

Admissions Announcement 2019

22 November 2018

 

The Governing Body has issued a notice concerning admissions for September 2019. This information has been circulated to the email addresses provided for parents of girls who sat the Entrance Test with an interest in NGHS for September 2019 entry. No other year groups are affected. Read more

India Adventure 2018

16 November 2018

Over October Half Term a group of sixth formers, together with Mrs Gill, Mr Pimm and Mrs Dainty departed NGHS to visit India. Here is their diary and photo gallery of the amazing and life-changing experiences they enjoyed. Read more

Girls on Track: Daring to be different

13 November 2018

Isabella Blackburn (Y11) spent half term taking part in a karting event at Silverstone. This wonderful and rare opportunity was great fun and very rewarding as Isabella writes…. Read more

A very 'nice' trip to Nice

13 November 2018

The week before half term a group of 21 year 10 students went on a new visit to Nice. We had a short flight before we descended on the beautiful coastline, we got our first glimpse of Nice. Read more

Alumnae Reunion

13 November 2018

Over half term, a group of students who left NGHS in 1983 returned, together with some former teachers to tour the school.   Miss Clarke was on hand to offer a guided tour of the buildings and answered questions about how the school has changed. Read more

Innovative Revision Evening

26 October 2018

Last Monday saw almost all Year 11s drag a parent along for a night of revision tips and tricks from guru Tim Milner.   Mr Scott, our Headteacher, had seen Tim in action in his previous girls’ schools and knew that his ideas and tips had been well received. Read more

Crazy Crafted Pumpkins

26 October 2018

Making waves at Jodrell Bank

26 October 2018

Last week, our year 13 physicists visited Jodrell Bank, the third largest moveable radio wave telescope in the world. A workshop on ‘how telescopes work’ taught us the reasons why radio waves are the only waves in the electromagnetic spectrum that can be located on earth. Read more

Netball Team Win TWSSA

26 October 2018

Our Year 11 Netball team have won the TWSSA Netball Tournament. Read more

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