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Durham High School for Girls
Farewell Hall, DH1 3TB, UK Durham
Tel. 0191 384 3226

Durham High School for Girls

Senior House

Senior House girls join us from a wide range of maintained and independent schools; a genuine cross section of the community. We encourage our girls to approach their studies with enthusiasm and commitment. Our aim is to create independent learners ready to take on any challenge. Classroom activities are often supplemented by excursions, theatre visits, workshops, field trips and study days.

Great emphasis is placed on the importance of an all-round education, with a balance of Arts, Sciences, practical and creative subjects. Girls in the first three years in Senior House therefore follow all subjects of the National Curriculum, with the addition of German, as a second modern language and Latin.

Science is taught as three separate subjects to all girls from Year 7 onwards in our light, modern laboratories. For GCSE, girls choose to study either the three Sciences or a Dual Award course.


Junior House

Junior House provides a stimulating, caring environment in which the needs of every individual girl are provided for and nurtured. Girls develop an enthusiasm and joy of learning which equips them well for later life. They grow in confidence and maturity, valuing each other and the world around them.

Girls engage in full, interesting days, in response to the challenges of a wide and varied curriculum. All girls are encouraged to take part in the extensive extra-curricular programme. They can choose from a wide range of activities such as fencing, ballet, cookery and choir.

There are regular outings to the theatre, museums and special places of educational interest. Residential visits to Holy Island, Weardale and skiing in Italy also take place, adding to and supporting a rich and exciting curriculum. Girls leave Junior House prepared for a smooth, successful transition into Senior House.

Junior Headmistress reading with GirlsYou can be sure that your daughter will have the very best start to her education here in Junior House. There is a family atmosphere which makes everyone feel safe, happy and valued.

We are specialists in the crucial early years of learning and development. Our curriculum is broad and stimulating. It enables each girl to reach their full potential, which in turn creates a wonderfully happy environment.

Our girls are encouraged to be creative and confident through our wide range of curricular and extra curricular opportunities. We believe the more experiences and opportunities we can provide, the more talents the girls will discover.

All girls from Nursery to Year 6 enjoy coming to school and soon develop a sense of pleasure and excitement from learning. Care is taken to ensure that every girl develops socially, morally and spiritually into a confident, happy individual.

After School Care

After School CareAfter School Care is available for all girls from Nursery to Year 6 and runs Monday to Friday from the end of the school day until 5.30pm.

The younger girls are collected from the yard and taken to the dining hall for a snack. Years 3 to 6 come on their own at 4pm, or after any activities they may attend.

After school care is fun and, apart from the   organising   staff,   we   have  three

sixth  form  helpers who ensure the girlsare enjoying themselves. They play with the girls and read stories to them and we do lots of creative activities. Weather permitting we play on the field, sometimes having a picnic tea outside.

Forms for the club are available at the start of each term to reserve the days requested. Extra days can be booked through Reception. The spaces go very quickly, especially for Wednesdays.

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