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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. 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 a diverse and inclusive school with a wide catchment area. We pride ourselves on an excellent range of extra-curricular opportunities to compliment our academic courses. The vast majority of our students' progress to Russell Group Universities at the end of our Sixth Form.   

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.

"Leaders are clear that the well-being and happiness of pupils are as important as securing academic excellence." Ofsted, 2018 

All our news for the week.
 Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:45:00 GMT
Here's all our news from this very busy week!
 Fri, 30 Nov 2018 09:39:00 GMT
Newstead Wood School are delighted to confirm the outcome of the school’s recent Ofsted Inspection. We are very proud that the hard work and dedication of our students and staff, along with ...
 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 14:39:00 GMT
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 Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:08:00 GMT
Our sixth form open evening is this Tuesday, November 6th, at 6:30 pm. Please come and join us to find out what makes Newstead Wood such a special place to study at Advanced level. We look forward ...
 Sun, 04 Nov 2018 21:01:00 GMT
A reminder that school is closed tomorrow for our staff development day. Staff are going to be working on developing teaching and learning with Tom Sherrington. You can find out more about Tom here: ...
 Sun, 28 Oct 2018 15:48:00 GMT

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


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