As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, we share their values. We’re here to help every girl fulfil her potential and her dreams, and 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

We always put the girls first. They are the focus of everything we do.


We are fearless. We act and speak with conviction and commitment and we are not afraid of thinking differently.


We are forward-thinking. We stay ahead through purposeful innovation.


We are a family of schools. We support each other and share our learning across our unique network.

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21st century facilities, 21st century learning

21st century classrooms

We bring learning alive in a stimulating and engaging environment.

Performing arts

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


Opportunities to develop the girls' unique skills and talents.

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

July 12 2019

It’s the end of another busy, whirlwind of a successful academic year at NGHS and we’re all ready to wind down, relax and enjoy a well-deserved break. It really has been non-stop with events and activities, inside school and out in the community,...

July 2 2019

Director of Marketing, Claire Bale, reflects on an inspirational day in York with the northern GDST schools. Year 10 girls from the ‘Northern power houses’ of the GDST got together at York University this week for an inspirational day of connecting, sharing, networking,...

April 26 2019

Claire Bale, Director of Marketing, explains why effective communication is one of the most important things a child can learn. I’ve enjoyed every minute of my career in marketing, and it goes without saying that good communication has been a fundamental part of...

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