Durham High Junior School for Girls A GSG School
- Durham High Junior School for Girls
- Head: Mrs K Anderson
- T 01913 843226
- F 01913 867381
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.dhsfg.org.uk
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Durham
- Pupils: 154
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £8,370 - £9,240 pa
- Open days: October November
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Durham High School for Girls
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Confident, happy and articulate girls, obviously at ease in their environment. A newcomer from a co-ed primary said, ‘It's much better without boys, they chatter a lot and are boastful’ Parents......
What the school says...
Rainbow Hill Nursery - Children can start after 3rd birthday. ISI Inspection Report 2010 reported all aspects of provision in the Foundation Stage at Durham High School For Girls Junior School to be Outstanding.
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What The Good Schools Guide saysConfident, happy and articulate girls, obviously at ease in their environment. A newcomer from a co-ed primary said, ‘It's much better without boys, they chatter a lot and are boastful’ Parents...
Since 2013, Mrs Katherine Anderson (50s), previously acting head. Hasn't strayed far from Durham High: was a pupil here in the 70s and daughter followed in her footsteps; BEd from Neville's Cross Physical Education College in Durham; brief spell teaching PE at a comprehensive school then back to Durham High in 1986 as head of senior school PE. Has been here ever since, in roles including director of marketing and head of junior house. Husband, Richard, is an agricultural engineer.
At 3+, 4+, 7+ and 10+: by age appropriate assessment; nursery: by informal assessment through play. Takes just above average ability.