Newcastle High School for Girls A GSG School
- Newcastle High School for Girls
Newcastle upon Tyne
- Head: Mrs Hilary French
- T 01912 811768
- F 01912 816192
- E email@example.com
- W www.newcastlehigh.gdst.net
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 18 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Pupils: 700
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £12,216 pa
- Open days: October/ November.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Newcastle High Junior School for Girls
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Welcoming and approachable, head is determined to shrug off any hint of the 'little bit aloof, closed door' image she feared the school had gained. Has adopted more open approach, welcomes closer links with parents. 'I think people thought we...
What the school says...
Taking our cue from the city, Central Newcastle High School is a lively, exciting and dynamic school where everyone can be themselves and give their best. We will put your daughter at the centre of everything we do. She will have access to excellent teaching, a broad curriculum and an outstanding future.
Entrance examinations consist of: 11+: English, maths, Verbal Reasoning & Non-Verbal Reasoning including an interview and a school report. 16: Minimum of 6 Bs at GCSE including an interview and a school report. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysWelcoming and approachable, head is determined to shrug off any hint of the 'little bit aloof, closed door' image she feared the school had gained. Has adopted more open approach, welcomes closer links with parents. 'I think people thought we closed the doors and got on with it - don't question us. We are very different now.' Masterminded a...
Since 2014, Mrs Hilary French MA Oxon MEd PGCE NPQH (50s). Was also head since 2006 of Central Newcastle High, which merged with Newcastle upon Tyne Church High in September 2014 to form Newcastle High School for Girls. A historian. Four years as deputy head at Teesside Prep and HS, followed by five years as head. Married to Durham University lecturer with one daughter. Welcoming and approachable, she is determined to shrug off any hint of the...