Newport Girls' High School

Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom

Location: Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Newport Girls' High School

Newport Girls’ High School is a girls' grammar school located in the market town of Newport, Shropshire. With around 570 pupils aged 11-18, the school is a selective academy, with entrance examinations required of any prospective students. 

The school’s sixth form is also open to students from other local schools. Newport Girls' High School converted to an academy in 2012 and operates under its own trust. 


Mr M J Scott

Values and vision

Newport Girls' High School takes great pride in its strong reputation for academic excellence. The secondary school works hard to provide a high-quality curriculum with a broad range of subjects. Teachers also seek to ensure that pupils have a caring and comfortable environment in which to learn.

The school day at Newport runs from 8.40am until 3.45pm in order to make time for daily assemblies and longer breaks. A wide variety of extra-curricular activities is available including sports such as fencing, netball and hockey.

Students join NGHS from Newport, Telford, Shrewsbury, Wolverhampton, Stafford, Market Drayton and villages in between. Around 40% of students live in Newport.

Ofsted report

Newport Girls' High is an outstanding school that not only achieves exceptionally high academic standards, but also places equal focus on the girls' personal development. One parent commented, 'It feels like an extended family, providing excellent provision for every girl in every area'. As a result, confident, diligent young women develop, equipped to take their place in society.”

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Address: Wellington Road, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7HL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1952 797550
What people say about us

I cannot thank the school enough for the support they have shown my daughter over the past seven years

- Year 13 Parent - Parental Survey 2018
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