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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 complement 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 

The first edition of our Newstead Legal Journal is now live! Congratulations to Eden and Stephanie who have edited this edition on the theme of Criminal Law. If you are interested in submitting ...
 Wed, 03 Feb 2021 08:27:00 GMT
Welcome to the latest edition of our Mediscope Journal. This si the 4th Edition on this series and features some superb articules from our aspiring Medics, Vets and Dentists at Newstead Wood School.
 Wed, 03 Feb 2021 08:23:00 GMT
Here's the latest issue of NEWStead, our school magazine. Thank you to Annys, the editorial team and all the contributors!
 Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:16:00 GMT
Issue 3 of our MDV Journal, Mediscope is now available to read online. Thank you to our Editors Sethujah, Amy, Yashika & Shresth.
 Thu, 07 Jan 2021 13:50:00 GMT
In line with national guidance, we are moving to remote learning for years 7-13 between 5th-15th January, with face to face teaching for Year 11 students and Year 13 mock exams from 11th January. ...
 Sun, 03 Jan 2021 13:24:00 GMT
You are warmly invited to our online Christmas concert, this Thursday 17th December at 7 pm. The concert will be hosted at our YouTube channel . Please come and support our wonderful students!
 Mon, 14 Dec 2020 15:29:00 GMT

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Avebury Road,
Orpington,
Kent, BR6 9SA


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