How to get into Norwich High School for Girls

Type

All girls’ private day school (aged 3-18)

Registration fee (as of publication of this blog)

£75

Fees (as of publication of this blog)
  • Nursery: £3,374 per term alongside £165.76 for lunch
  • Reception – Year 6: £4,056 per time alongside £221.01 for lunch
  • Year 7 – 11: £5,341 per term alongside £231.37 for lunch
  • Year 12 – 13: £5,341 per term

Bursaries/scholarships are available for students who show academic aptitude whose families are unable to pay the fees

Childcare vouchers and early years funding is available for children in the nursery (currently up to 15 hours per week) and this is accepted against nursery fees. All nursery students must attend a minimum of six sessions each week.

Current Head (as of the publication of this blog)

Alison Sefton

About Norwich High School for Girls

Norwich High School for Girls has been a leader in girls’ education since it was founded in 1875. It’s based in central Norwich and now has around 600 pupils. It has a strong record of student achievements throughout the years, both academically and non-academically. It aims to create a positive difference for girls, along with helping them develop confidence, ambition, resilience, and strong values.

With around 600 pupils, the school is based in Central Norwich on leafy Newmarket Road.

Is Norwich High School for Girls good for you?

Norwich High School for Girls provides the opportunity to explore their ambitions and encourages them to become intellectually curious and equipped to meet academic challenges and innovation. The girls are motivated to pursue a wide range of interests and become outstanding scholars, sportswomen, musicians, actors, and leaders.

With a focus on embracing diversity and inclusion, Norwich High School for Girls is a place where all families feel that they belong and are valued and supported throughout the years.

Admissions

Places at the school are awarded on both merit and potential. Parents will have to register themselves on the website by creating a parent account. If any parents have questions about the admission process, they can contact the Registrar, Miss Ali Ready, by calling on 01603 453 265 or email at admissions@nor.gdst.net.

Exams and Interview

Assessments vary depending on the year of entry. For entry to the Early Years students will be assessed through the monitoring of an informal play session.

For the Prep School students will be assessed in English, Maths and Reasoning at 4 Plus and 7 Plus. They will be expected to attend some lessons and do some activities with the Head of the Prep School.

For the Senior School, students can enter after sitting the 11 Plue, 13 Plus or 14 Plus exams in English, Maths and Reasoning. Students will also be interviewed by the Headteacher. A school report from your daughters current school will also be required.

For entry into Sixth Form, students must gain a minimum of six Grade 6s at GCSE. They will also be interviewed and expected to have a good school report from their current school. Conditional offers are usually offered to students at this stage as entry will depend on their GCSE results.

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