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2018 - 2019

NGHS is #1 in Telford & Shropshire

5 February 2019

Following the publication of school league tables in January 2019, NGHS is thrilled to once again be the number 1 school in both Telford & Wrekin but also across Shropshire. Read more

U14 Badminton County Champions!

4 February 2019

Last week our U14 Badminton team represented the Telford and Wrekin-Burton Borough Area at the Shropshire School Games after winning the TWSSA league and qualifying. The team competed against other schools from across the county. Read more

STEM challenge takes off

3 February 2019

This week has seen the launch of the Shropshire Star STEM Challenge 2019 with our year 9 design and technology students. Read more

OUTSTANDING Oxbridge Offers

22 January 2019

We are thrilled to congratulate five students on their Oxbridge offers this year. This is an outstanding number and showcases the hard work of applicants together with the support of our tutors and heads of sixth form as well as the volunteers who helped conduct mock interviews. Read more

A-level Biology Live!


21 January 2019

This week our A-level biologists travelled to Birmingham to take part in this year's impressive Biology Live show talks. Not only did this open their eyes to new scientific concepts, it also allowed them to gain valuable tips for their A-level examinations. Read more

PE Dance Contest

20 January 2019

Last term, the NGHS annual class dance competition showcased our students talents across a variety of dance genres such as Christmas themed, Rock and Roll, Charleston, Disco, Musicals, Street and Contemporary. Read more

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

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