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Central Newcastle High School GDST

Type Day

Age range 3–18

School head Mrs Hilary French, MA (Oxon), MED, NPQH


Situated in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Newcastle High School is one of the country’s leading day schools for girls with an excellent academic record. It is committed to using its strong traditions of academic excellence and sound moral values to offer the girls of today the opportunity to grow into the strong and independent women of tomorrow

It offers girls age 3 – 18 the opportunity to develop and mature in an environment that focuses on their individual needs and allows them to be themselves and give their best. The academic standards are high and there is a vibrant and happy atmosphere that permeates the whole school. Pastoral care is a priority as the school helps to guide girls through all their stages of development. A broad and balanced curriculum is taught by dedicated teachers and Sport, Music, Art and Drama are all encouraged. There is a high take up up of Science subjects with many Sixth Formers choosing to study medicine or Science based subjects at university. Extra curricular activities are a very important part of the educational offer at Central Newcastle High School and there is a huge range of opportunities for both Junior and Senior pupils with clubs running at lunchtimes and after school.

Address Eskdale Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 4DS

Phone 0191 281 1768

Fax 0191 281 6192