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



Reception Taster Days
November and December 2018

If your daughter is aged 2 – 3 years, we would love her to join us for an hour 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. The dates are Thursday 10 and Friday 11 January 2019 between 10:00am – 11:00am

You can book a place using the Open Events booking form – see you there!


Senior School Taster Day
FRIDAY 29 MARCH 2019 and FRIDAY 5 JULY 2019
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! These will run on the two dates above, and you’re welcome to attend either.

They will be interactive days 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.


Open Events booking form

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. There will be varied activities which will run on the dates listed below. You can book a date in advance and just contact us if you change your mind.

Our spring dates are:
Friday 25 January – Tots Get Messy
Thursday 31 January – Tots Make Waves (music)
Friday 08 February – Tots Bake
Thursday 14 February – Tots Get Active
Friday 01 March – Tots Explore
Thursday 07 March – Tots Get Messy
Friday 15 March – Tots Make Waves (music)
Thursday 21 March – Tots Bake
Friday 29 March – Tots Get Active

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

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