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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 latest edition of our Psychology Newsletter (Issue 2) is published today. Thank you to Amy and the Psychology Prefects for editing this bumper edition and publishing just in time for you to read ...
 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:21:00 GMT
Please join us online for our spring concert! The concert will be streamed on our Youtube channel on Tuesday March 30th at 7 pm. We look forward to seeing you there to support our students.
 Fri, 26 Mar 2021 16:09:00 GMT
We are looking forward to welcoming all our students back in the week beginning March 8th. Our reopening guide is here  and all our Covid-19 guidance and information is here .
 Fri, 05 Mar 2021 15:24:00 GMT
Hot off the press - Issue 5 of our MDV Journal is published today!
 Wed, 03 Mar 2021 07:51:00 GMT
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

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