Newland School for Girls
Headteacher: Ms Vicky Callaghan
Number On Roll: 612 | Phase: Secondary 11-16
Newland School for Girls is a diverse, highly aspirational and rapidly improving school. We promote traditional values of respect, caring for each other and self-discipline, while celebrating the school’s diverse talents, abilities and cultures. Our students meet and work together in a well-ordered, harmonious and happy community drawn from all cultures and backgrounds across the city. We place a high value on care and nurture to enable all our students to make rapid academic progress and grow into caring and responsible young adults. Our students have a keen appreciation of moral values, a lively sense of purpose and a justified pride in themselves.
Our Latest News
4 Years Continuous Improvement
Progress 8, Attainment 8 and 4+ and 5+ attainment in Maths and English continued to strongly improve in 2018, ensuring a four year improvement trend.
The attainment of students in their Best 8 subjects has increased year on year at Newland School for Girls. There has been a continual increase in the progress made by our students over the last 4 years with another rapid increase seen in the progress made in 2018.
The percentage of student achieving a Grade 5 – a strong pass - or above in both English and Maths has risen by 10%. Newland Girls achieved an impressive 89 A* equivalent grades with 19 new grade 9’s achieved. 60% of girls achieved a strong pass in English, with 77% achieving a grade 4 – equivalent to a C grade. 60% of girls achieved a Grade 4 - an equivalent C grade - in Maths.
We are delighted with the progress made by all of our students and the school’s progress 8 score is positive at an estimated +0.2. We were recognised as one of the most improved schools in the region in 2015 and again in 2017 and no doubt with our 10% improvement in Grade 5+ in English and Maths we will yet again be vying for the regions 'most improved school'.
Well done to all our girls, their supportive parents and the teachers who worked hard, supported and encouraged every girl. NSG is very proud of all of you - you have achieved highly and made spectacular progress.
Ms V. Callaghan