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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.


Thanks to everyone who attended our recent Open Day. We are looking forward to welcoming prospective students to our Sixth Form Open Evening on Tuesday November 6th!
 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:06:00 GMT
Students at Newstead Wood School are celebrating outstanding GCSE results today. 31% of grades were awarded the new top grade 9 and 86% of grades were achieved 9-7/A* - A grades. Notable ...
 Thu, 23 Aug 2018 10:58:00 GMT
Students at Newstead Wood School are celebrating A Level results today in which 36% of grades were awarded A* or A grades and 67% of grades were awarded A* to B. Notable successes include: ...
 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:16:00 GMT
Congratualtions to Emma Raducanu who is through to the Wimbledon girls' singles quarter-finals after beating Chinese Taipei's Joanna Garland 7-5 6-4.
 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 13:09:00 GMT
 Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:15:00 GMT
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.  Please see the message ...
 Tue, 22 May 2018 10:59:00 GMT

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


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