Beyond the classroom

The activities we provide are designed to be rewarding and beneficial physically, mentally and socially. They enable a holistic education and provide a wealth of opportunities.

Inspiring activities for our girls

Whether as part of the curriculum or our enrichment programmes, girls can take part in a variety of outdoor activities, including D of E, outdoor exploration and scaling the heights of the climbing wall. Taking part in outdoor activities helps build character, stamina and resilience, while promoting leadership and teamwork skills which are vital to future success and help girls stand apart once they reach higher education and the work place.

 

 

 

A multitude of challenges and competitions, internal and external are also on offer to stretch the girls further and see their efforts rewarded with prizes and accolades. Together with a myriad of charity and volunteering opportunities, giving our girls the chance to experience community life and put something back – we really have covered every angle, every life skill that our girls need to take on the world. Academic success is only part of the story.

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D of E is not just a qualification, it’s taught me to work well in a team and strive to achieve my goals.
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Our House system

Our House system is a big part of our Sixth Form community and allows girls the opportunity to become role models for the younger girls as they take up positions of leadership such as House Captain. This can be a lot of fun as they support and cheer on the younger girls in a whole host of House activities.
It also means that our girls are in the habit of being leaders, so they naturally put themselves forward for top positions in the future.

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Being a Senior Prefect has enabled me to take more responsibility and cultivate leadership qualities.
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Experiencing responsibility

There are many ways Sixth Form girls experience responsibility for others through elected and voluntary roles. Becoming an ambassador, running a club, taking on the role of prefect and even Head Girl – these are all roles which give girls a sense of pride, duty and leadership.

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Allow me to tell you about the incredible opportunities at NGHS.
Anna, Head Girl