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

October 14 2016

As our first half-term comes to a close I’d like to just draw breath and reflect on what an amazing time it’s been, and I really REALLY must start with the Good Schools Guide. As you may know we had a visit from...

October 3 2016

At the end of last week I had the pleasure of attending our annual House Performing Arts festival, and then presenting the overall winners (Luxton on this occasion) with their trophy at the traditional Oscars ceremony. Along with an appreciative audience of amused...

September 7 2016

So here we are at the start of a new school year and you won’t have failed to notice a few changes – welcome back to the brand new look NGHS. After a lot of research, thought and deliberation, consultation with, and feedback...

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