Why Choose Northgate High School for your child?

Northgate Is A Caring School
Northgate is a caring school. Our ethos is based on support for all pupils. New pupils settle in very quickly.
Firm Discipline

We believe in firm discipline. This is based on respect for people and property.

Celebrating Achievements
We celebrate achievement and praise pupils at every opportunity.
Commitment To Success
We have a commitment to academic success for all pupils.
Musical Opportunities
Musical opportunities – more pupils than ever are receiving instrumental tuition under the direction of our Head of Music. An extensive range of extra-curricular activities is on offer.
The Library

Our school library holds the traditional library materials, alongside other technologies to support today’s learners. With extended hours and a high quality environment, we are providing our students with an outstanding research facility that they can be proud of and enjoy.

Student Services Team
Since September 2014, a new Student Services Team has existed to provide the very best pastoral support for our students and their parents/carers.
Drama Opportunities

Drama opportunities – our stage productions are famous throughout the county. Recent performances include ‘Bugsy Malone’,  ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘Matilda’. Our pupils acquire tremendous self-confidence through participation in such events.

Artsmark Gold Award
We hold the Artsmark Gold Award for achievement in the Arts. We also hold the RE Gold Quality Mark. This is a fantastic award that very few secondary schools achieve.
The European Dimension
The European Dimension. We have links with a range of schools throughout Europe and participate in exchange programmes with schools in France, Spain and Holland. Able linguists have the opportunity to study two Modern Foreign Languages to GCSE and beyond.
Schools Eco-Award
We have received the prestigious Schools Eco-Award on three occasions, underlining our commitment to environmental education. We now hold the award outright.
Sporting Achievement
We have a fine track record of sporting achievement, having been awarded the Sportsmark Gold and the FA Charter Mark for sporting excellence.
Excellent Facilities

We have excellent facilities. Past building projects have enhanced learning environments in Music and outdoor learning, Drama, the Library, Science, Religious Education, Computing and Food Technology. An all-weather, floodlit football pitch, along with a suite of changing rooms, provide high-quality facilities. A six-classroom block, including Performing Arts provide a fantastic environment for learning.

A refurbishment of our technology block enables students to have in-depth opportunities to experience textiles and fashion education. We are committed to developing the use of technology to enhance learners’ experience and we utilise visualiser equipment, iPads, interactive boards and touch screens.

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