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  • Sacred Heart Catholic High School
    Fenham Hall Drive
    Fenham
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE4 9YH
  • Head: Mrs Anita Bath
  • T 01912 747373
  • F 01912 751939
  • E enquiries@shhs.org.uk
  • W www.sacredheart-high.org
  • A mainstream state school for girls aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Pupils: 1,417
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 13th November 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 21st November 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Great pride in being 'a Sacred Heart girl': one sixth former told us, 'At the open day mass you meet people who had been to the school in the past and get the feeling you are part of something special....

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Converted to an academy 2011

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Preparation for Work at an English Comprehensive School (BTEC Award Level 3)

What The Good Schools Guide says

Great pride in being 'a Sacred Heart girl': one sixth former told us, 'At the open day mass you meet people who had been to the school in the past and get the feeling you are part of something special. There is a real sense of community'. Catholic faith and Sacred Heart ethos are important – prayer and worship integral part of school life and each day begins...

Headteacher

Since 2013, Anita Bath, who was previously deputy head St Thomas More Catholic School in Blaydon.

Academic Matters

For results at GCSE and value added, best state school in Newcastle and one of the best at A level for last six years. Newcastle's centre of excellence for music and the city's 'music hub'. At GCSE in 2016, a third of grades A*/A. At A level, a third A*/A and two-thirds...

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