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Open Morning - Our annual Open Morning for prospective students is on Saturday 21st September, 9.30-12.30


Selection Test Day - Our selection test for 2020 entry takes place on Friday 27th September


Sixth Form Induction - If you would like to discuss your Sixth Form options with us, please get in touch by phone or email office@newsteadwood.co.uk

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 

Here's all the news from a busy week!
 Sat, 14 Sep 2019 20:20:00 GMT
Here's all the news from school this week.
 Fri, 06 Sep 2019 13:31:00 GMT
~40% of all grades awarded top Grade 9~  ~85% of grades awarded at Grade 7, 8 and 9~  ~50% of students gain Grade 7, 8 and 9 in all subjects~    Students and staff are ...
 Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:13:00 GMT
~3 out of 4 grades awarded A*-B~ ~1 in 4 students achieve all A*-A grades~ ~8 students take up Oxbridge places~   Students and staff are celebrating at Newstead Wood School ...
 Thu, 15 Aug 2019 12:34:00 GMT
Our annual Performing Arts Festival is well underway with the final six acts now qualified. The final is on the 16th July.
 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 12:53:00 GMT
Foal Farm animal rescue centre is a registered charity based at Biggin Hill in Kent. Its aim is to take in as many sick, distressed and unwanted animals as possible and restore them to health and ...
 Tue, 09 Jul 2019 12:46:00 GMT

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