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Welcome to Newstead Wood School

Newstead Wood School is a highly selective girls’ state secondary school, with a co-educational Sixth Form. Our catchment radius covers a wide, rich range of socio-economic and ethnic areas: over 40% of students are from ethnic minorities and many of our students will be the first of their families to enter Higher Education. The school is heavily over-subscribed. Students here achieve the highest academic standards whilst also benefitting from exceptional pastoral care. Our school badge, with its symbol of the acorn and the motto Fortitudine Crescamus, meaning ‘may we grow in strength’, symbolises the idea of growth, both for the school and for the individual.

We are exceptionally proud of our students. They are bright and happy young people who enjoy being at school, each bringing unique talents to our community. Newstead students have freedom and security to be themselves, and many opportunities to follow their interests and aspirations. We know them as individuals and support them to grow as thinking young people and active citizens, ready to take positions of responsibility and leadership on leaving school.


We will be holding our first Race for Life this summer on the 20th June. The event is open to all students and we hope will be a large community and fundraising event. Further details and sponsor ...
 Tue, 22 May 2018 10:59:00 GMT
Congratulations to Cameron Tooke (Yr13) who won the Post 16 category of the National School Photography Awards 2017/18. It is a nationwide photography competition, searching for Britain’s next top ...
 Wed, 09 May 2018 15:41:00 GMT
Great news from our school 'Robot Wars' club. Dr. Lucy Rogers, Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, problem solver, maker and Judge on the recent series of BBC Robot Wars has agreed to ...
 Wed, 09 May 2018 15:30:00 GMT
Bromley Rotary Club contacted us this week to express their thanks and appreciation after Oli Stubbs and Lucy Butler represented Newstead Wood School at the annual School's Day. They said that ...
 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 15:03:00 GMT
Congratulations to Sofia Johnson (9N), who achieved considerable success over the half term in National Tennis Tournaments. At the Sutton Grade 2 Tournament she reached the semi -final in the U16 ...
 Thu, 26 Apr 2018 08:38:00 GMT
 A huge congratulations go to Ghanika, Jenai and the Fashion Society ! And thanks to all the exceptional food cooked by Emma, Isha, Amelie, Bronte, Rachel, Geneva, Miranda, Simi, Derica, Jaunita, ...
 Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:22:00 GMT

Newstead Wood School,
Avebury Road,
Kent, BR6 9SA


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