School open days

Choosing a school for your daughter is one of the most important decisions you’ll make to secure her future.

To help you decide, we host year-round open events so you can get to know us better. If you’d like to know more about any of the events below, please call Sue or Katie in Admissions on 0115 935 4444

If you’d like to book a place at one of the open events, please complete the booking form. To arrange an individual Experience Day at the Junior or Senior School you need to telephone the Admissions Office on the number above.

Open Events booking form

Summer Open Evening
Thursday 27 June
5:00 – 7:30pm

Whatever age your daughter is, if you’re looking for Nursery, Junior, Senior or Sixth Form provision for her, we’ve got just what you need, and a whole lot more besides.

Come and join us for an evening, enjoy entertainment, drinks and nibbles, and find out more about the outstanding education on offer at NGHS.

You’ll be able to hear from the Head and tour the school stopping off at key areas where you will hear more from our expert staff about everything you need to know about our school including:

  • Our results and academic excellence
  • Expertise in educating girls through innovative teaching and learning
  • Empowering girls for the future supported by a vast alumnae network

We’ll answer any questions you may have about any stage of your daughter’s education, from Nursery to Sixth Form, and you’ll end the day enjoying our hospitality in the Dining Hall. It’s a great opportunity to find out all you need to know.

Book your place using the form above, or by clicking on the image. See you there!

9.15AM – 3.15PM

If your daughter is currently in Year 5, we’d like to welcome her to NGHS to spend a day getting a taste for what’s on offer at the Senior School – it’s the best way to find out what we’re all about, and it’s a great deal of fun!

This will be an interactive day of challenging lessons, making new friends and taking part in exciting activities, inside and out. So come along and step into our shoes for a day, we’d love to meet you and you’re ensured a warm welcome. Click on the image to book your place.

Tots have fun
Various dates throughout the year

An exciting programme of assorted indoor and outdoor activities for girls aged 2 – 3 years, designed to build on their unique interests and talents and equip them with confidence, all while having fun!

Sessions are free of charge and run from 10:00am – 11:00am. Refreshments will be provided, and siblings are welcome! To book, please click on the image or contact Susie in Community Partnerships directly on 0115 935 4423. Places are limited so book early!

There will be varied activities which will run on Thursdays or Fridays and our summer term dates are as follows:

Friday 24 MayTots Get Active FULLY BOOKED
Thursday 6 June – Tots Explore
Friday 14 JuneTots Make Waves (music) FULLY BOOKED
Thursday 20 June – Tots Play
Friday 28 June – Family Sports Day with Picnic

Reception Taster Days – to suit you!

If your daughter is ready to start in Reception class, we would love her to join us for an hour or so to enjoy fun and exciting activities alongside our current Reception girls. Taster Days are an excellent way for her to spend some time in our outstanding, stimulating environment and for you to see the school on a ‘normal’ day and to chat through anything that you may be thinking about with regards to starting school. We know it’s a busy life and so we’re happy to accommodate your time availability wherever possible. Call Sue or Katie in Admissions on 0115 935 4444 to arrange a visit to suit you.

Year 7 Experience Days

Joining us for a day – or part of a day – will help your daughter to find out more about school life at NGHS, experience the energy and enthusiasm we value and encourage, and begin to get to know our Senior School, our staff and our girls.

If your daughter is currently in Year 6 and would like to spend a day with us, joining a Year 7 class for a day of lessons and hearing all about NGHS life from one of our current girls, then contact Sue or Katie in our Admissions Office on 0115 935 4444 to ask about booking onto one of our experience days. These can be arranged on a bespoke basis, and we’ll always do our best to accommodate any special requests – just get in touch. 

Sixth Form Experience Days

The Sixth Form is such an important part of your daughter’s education, adding those final touches to the shaping of her successful future. The best way to get a feel for our vibrant Sixth Form environment is to come and spend a day with us at one of our Sixth Form experience days.

Experience Days provide an opportunity for your daughter to immerse herself in the excellent academic provision we offer, and share in the energy and enthusiasm of our staff and girls. Just get in touch with Sue or Katie in our Admissions Office on 0115 935 4444 and we’ll see what we can arrange for you.

Open Events booking form