Projects and collaborations

academic

Reach Out does Key Skills English and Maths

60 children from 10 local primary schools had a morning of activities in Maths and English under the fun theme of Peter Pan and the pirates. In Maths, teams were encouraged to complete questions on s …

digitalinclusion

Reach Out does Computing with Robotics 2018

A day of applying scientific and engineering methods to computing with robotics through the use of Lego Mindstorm EV3 resources. …

sporting

Reach Out does Nurture Outdoor Learning 2018

We invited two schools to join us for a day of outdoor learning in our outdoor learning space: Upnah woods. We invited nurture group children who were given the opportunity to shine outside the classr …

academic

Reach Out does STEM with Science 2018

We had 37 gifted and talented girls attend our Science event where they got to spend the day with our fantastic science department. Looking at adaptions in biology, making lava lamps in chemistry and …

academic

Reach Out does STEM with The Space 2018

Our Performing Arts Centre, The Space, just celebrated it's first birthday. We had 9 schools join us in learning about technology at the theatre, from lighting, sound and production, as well as t …

sporting

High Five Netball Tournament 2018

We had 139 children take part in our annual High Five Festival. We were joined by 12 schools who spent the afternoon learning to play High Five netball with our Year 10 Sports Leaders and then they co …

digitalinclusion

Reach Out does STEM with Computing

As technology is being applied more and more in the classroom, we were keen to host our first dedicated computing and electronics day. Inspired by robotics, the event asked each attending school  …

designtechnology

Reach Out does STEM with Business and Enterprise 2017

We asked our partner schools to take inspiration from leading supermarket retailers  Marks and Spencer, Lidl, Sainsbury’s and Iceland, by designing a brand campaign for a new festive cake. …

drama

Day of Dance 2013

Our local feeder schools were invited for a day of dance under the leadership of professional dancers. The event was broken into two sections: learn and rehearse with a final dance-off in the afterno …

academic

Peter Pan and Pirates Day 2013

Boys and girls from Year 5 were invited for an action packed day that includes maths, literacy and logic puzzles based around the story of Peter Pan.   …

designtechnology

Business and Enterprise Day 2013

In the run up to National Enterprise Week, we hosted our first Business and Enterprise Day on 9 October 2013. School teams were given a series of business problems to solve and en …

academic

Pink Panther Code Crackers 2012

Boys and girls from Years 5 and 6 were invited for our first-dedicated outreach event focused on code breaking, maths puzzles and logic games.   …

academic

Reach out does STEM with extra Maths

Our visiting schools learnt lots about Fibonacci and The Golden Ratio by starting off the day looking at how number patterns appear in nature. We payed particular attention to petals on flowers a …

academic

Reach Out does Maths Challenge 2017

Our second Maths Challenge of 2017 welcomed 60 pupils from 10 schools to participate in four rounds of maths. The morning kicked off with Alice in Wonderland logic puzzles and caterpillar number patte …

sporting

Reach Out does Nurture Outdoor Learning 2017

We have had two fantastic days of Nurture Outdoor Learning starting Tuesday 4 July. Tuesday’s schools were divided into two groups and had the opportunity to brave the climbing wall, …

academic

Reach Out does Science with Scotholme Primary School

Scotholme Primary’s ethos encourages its pupils to be Curious, to Collaborate, be Resilient, Disciplined and Imaginative. We welcomed pupils from Years 4, 5 and 6 along to Science lessons a …

sporting

Reach Out does Hi Five Netball Tournament 2017

An annual for-fun netball tournament with NGHS leading the event as Sports Leaders. …

volunteering

Reach Out does Light Night

For the first time, Nottingham Girls’ High School were asked to participate in Nottingham City Council’s Light Night. The Arboretum Park was also a new addition to the festival of light&r …

academic

Reach Out does Business and Social Enterprise 2016

For our Business and Enterprise Day 2017, we asked children to assess their local area and think about a solution to a social, cultural or environmental issue. In pairs, teams had to research previou …

academic

Reach Out does Victorian Christmas

Due to the popularity of maths last year, we dedicated our annual festive event to the subject. Focusing on shapes and code-breaking, Victorian Christmas introduced origami bauble making, a Vict …

academic

Reach Out does Dyslexia Awareness 2016

Our third learning support initiative event was led by NGHS Head of Educational Support, Ms Cate Harvey. This year was dedicated to preparing for SATs with an emphasis on the core primary subject …

designtechnology

Reach Out does STEAM 2016

Inspired by Big Draw 2016, STEAM asked visiting pupils to design and build a functional bee hotel that could help promote the welfare and population of bees. The bee hotels were later featured in …

music

Reach Out does Creative Music Day

Lead by our Junior School Music Coordinator, children were given the task of composing new music and SFX to go along side a short slip of Wall-E Children were split into two groups and half worked on …

designtechnology

Reach Out does STEAM 2017

Inspired by Big Draw’s theme ‘Living Lines’, we challenged children to a day of STEM with Art. The morning was a mix of biology and maths, with Miss Taylor testing schools on their …

music

Reach Out does BBC Ten Pieces

Following on from our first dedicated music day last year, NGHS participated in BBC’s Ten Pieces as part of BBC Music Day 2017. The event took place in our fantastic new performing arts center& …

academic

Reach Out does NGHS 140 Years

We transported our visited to 1875 with a series of activities that celebrated Nottingham Girls' High School's 140 anniversary. Our first activty was an economic trading game, where we discussed the …

academic

Reach Out does German Fairy Tale Day

The event invited children to have a Grimm fairy tales tale on several taught subjects including a poisonous apple themed Chemistry lesson, Red Riding Hood puppet performances in Drama and G …

drama

Reach Out does Storytelling

On Friday 19 June 2015 we welcomed nine local schools to our first Storytelling Day. 60 children attended the event with guest Storyteller Mike Payton. Focusing around the theme of Persian and Ar …

academic

Reach Out does STEM Challenge 2015

In conjunction with Science Week and DIY Faraday Challenge, children were given the task of designing a Ping-Pong ball launch machine. Models were all varied with some shooting confetti whilst others …

academic

Reach Out does Science Feb 2015

25 girls were introduced to Adaptations in Biology, Fireworks in Chemistry and Density in Physics. There were many ‘oohs’ and ‘ahs’ throughout the day, with girls creating  …

sporting

Reach Out does Hi Five Netball Tournament 2014

Our Hi Five Netball Tournament has been running successfully for a number of years. Supported by our NGHS Sports Leaders, schools teams were taught the basics of the game before competing in short mat …

sporting

Reach Out does Hi Five Netball Tournament 2016

Our Hi Five Netball Tournament has been running successfully for a number of years. Supported by our NGHS Sports Leaders, schools teams were taught the basics of the game before competing in short mat …

sponsorship

Reach Out does Winter Wonderland

On Thursday 4 December 2014, we were joined by over 180 local school children in our Winter Wonderland extravaganza. 13 schools took part in festive themed challenges based around literacy, arith …

academic

Reach Out does Dyslexia Awareness 2014

Our first Dyslexia Awareness will introduce alternative methods to ordinary classroom learning, drawing on subjects in Geography, History, Maths, Drama, English and Physics all with a B …

designtechnology

Reach Out does Business and Enterprise Morning

Boys and girls were asked to design a new theme park roller-coaster. Design, negotiation and construction were three key areas teams were marked and awarded for. We saw some excellent designs and mo …

academic

Reach Out does Language Enrichment 2014

Girls in Year 6 had the opportunity to take part in a variety of language based activities and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. French, Spanish, German, Russian and Latin were all sampled during the …

designtechnology

Reach Out does STEM Challenge 2016

Boys and girls in Years 4 and 5 were asked to design a new piece of apparatus that could assist in surgery for organ transplant procedures. Children had a budget of 150 Faraday to purchase resou …

academic

Reach Out does Maths Challenge 2016

A series of mathematical rounds and challenges including Fibonacci and the Golden Ration, Code Breaking, Probability and Shapes. …

designtechnology

Reach Out does Business and Enterprise 2015

Using recycled materials and following a design brief for different age groups and genders, each school had to work together to produce a new toy with a budget of 50 Polar Pounds. Toys would be judged …

academic

Reach Out does Dyslexia Awareness 2015

Dyslexia Awareness 2015 focused on two areas: raising awareness and supportive strategies. The morning featured a panel of NGHS students openly discussing their experiences with dyslexia an …

academic

Reach Out does Science Oct 2015

On Wednesday 7 October 2015 we welcomed 34 girls in Years 5 & 6 to our second Science Day. A total of 8 schools participated in Physics and Chemistry lessons aimed to inspire girls …


School details

Nottingham Girls' High School GDST
9 Arboretum Street
Nottingham
NG1 4JB
England

T: +44 (0)115 941 7663
E: enquiries@not.gdst.net
W: www.nottinghamgirlshigh.gdst.net

Head's name
Miss Julie Keller
Religious affiliation
All Faiths
Day/Boarding type
Day
Gender profile
Girls only
Size
753 pupils
Day
753
Sixth form
167

Girls

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