Newport Girls' High School


Y7 Admissions

Admission to NGHS is by entrance test. Key information is shown below:


If you have a query regarding entry in September 2019 as a result of National Offer Day (1 March) including next steps/appeals please contact the Admissions Manager by telephoning the school.


Key dates:
April 2019 - information and application details available
Thursday 4 April 2019 - Open Day and Evening (9:30am - 12pm and 4:00 - 7:00pm)
Friday 5 July 2019 - closing date for applications 4:00pm
Monday 16 September 2019 - Entrance Test
October 2019 - Entrance Test results posted to parents (date TBC)

To register for the entrance test, you will need to complete an on-line registration before 4:00pm on Friday 5th July 2019.  Please use the following link:  Before starting the application you will need to find the primary school's DfE number.  This can be found on the DfE's ‘Get information about schools’ website and the primary school name needs entering in to the ‘Name or reference number’ field.  The link to the site is

Parents must also complete their Local Authority application form.

Entrance Test letters detailing test arrangements will be posted to parents on week commencing 2 September 2019, second class. If parents have not received a letter by 9 September 2019, please contact the school.

Preference is given to girls who live within our catchment area however, if the available places are not filled by girls within the catchment area, consideration will be given to out of area girls.

View the catchment area map.

We recommend all potential students and parents come along to our Open Day, where there will be a talk from our Headteacher, Mr Scott. It is also a fantastic opportunity to look around the School, get more information on admissions and a copy of our information booklet.

The link table below will give you answers to FAQ as well as information about our catchment area. If you need any further help or advice about admissions please contact the School.