Our values

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we’re here to empower and enable the next generations of women, to equip them with the ability to lead and make a difference in the world.

Girls first

Put the girls’ interests, happiness and wellbeing first at all times.


Work together productively in school, within our family of schools and in the community.


Take risks, push hard and overcome setbacks. Do things in a new way. Have a go. Have fun.


Always do the right thing. Be open, honest and accountable.

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21st century facilities, 21st century learning

21st century classrooms

We bring learning alive in a stimulating and engaging environment.


Opportunities to develop the girls' unique skills and talents.

Performing arts

Introducing a brand-new state-of-the-art facility for music, theatre and dance.

Girl-friendly learning

We provide the best possible teaching environment for girls.

Outdoor learning

Extra-curricular opportunities and an outstanding Duke of Edinburgh awards programme.


Seamless and detailed communication between school and home, plus much more…

Julie's thoughts

June 19 2017

Having spent an inspirational few days at the GDST Annual Conference, I can say without doubt that the general consensus was that it IS a good time to be a girl. Sure there is still work to be done, barriers to be broken...

May 26 2017

Firstly let me introduce myself to those of you who don’t yet know me. I have the great privilege of taking over the reins from Mrs Pip Flewitt as Head of the Sixth Form at NGHS as she retires in the summer, and...

March 30 2017

When choosing an education for their daughter, many parents naturally seek out a school based purely on the success of its exam results. This is understandable of course, and fortunately our results are always way above the national average. BUT, I passionately believe...

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