Newry High School

Quality Education for All

23 Ashgrove Road, Newry BT34 1QN      Telephone: 028 3026 2383      Fax: 028 3026 5665

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'Significant improvements demonstrated and considerable progress made' - ETI judge the quality of the education provided by Newry High School as 'good'.

  • GCSE standards have risen by one third.
  • GCSE and A level standards are above NI averages for similar schools.
  • Over half the lessons observed were deemed very good or outstanding.
  • Pastoral Care judged to be very good.
  • High degree of confidence in the effective leadership and governance of the school.
For the full report please click here

Latest News

Sister Cities Music Youth Exchange - 8 October 2014 | Music

As part of a Sister Cities Partnership with Southern Pines North Carolina, Newry and Mourne District Council’s Sister Cities Committee have been instrumental in developing a unique music youth initiative.

The Sister Cities music youth initiative will bring together 12 young musicians from Newry and Mourne and Southern Pines from the 24 October – 31 October...

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Active Kids - thanks for your fantastic support! - Summer 2014 | School

Thank you for your incredible support which helped make our Active Kids 2014 campaign such a success.

This year we managed to collect 1651, meaning we could order 5 weighing scales for Home Economics and 3 trowels and 2 giant trays for the Eco-Club.

We’re delighted with our voucher total and received our new equipment in September.

Latest Pictures

Term 1 - Term 1 | School

Have a look at what all has been happening in the first term back...

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SELB Teamwork - 14 October 2014 | School

Year 11 pupils took part in a teamwork workshop with SELB outdoor education & SELB Youth Service...

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Broadening Horizons - 13 October 2014| SEN / Careers

Students with specific learning needs and people with disabilities were given a taste of a variety of jobs, ranging from work on a building site to employment in the hospitality industry at the Broadening Horizons Interactive Careers Information Event....

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Digital Teen - 13 October 2014 | ICT

Newry High joined the digital revolution and became the first school to experience the innovative new Digital Teen Programme through SEED (South East Economic Development) Digital and Young Enterprise NI...

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Sixth Form to decorate the Sixth Form Centre - 4 October 2014 | PE

Sixth form painting club! Decorating sixth form centre... it was long overdue!

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IFA FIFA Football Festival - 16 September 2014 | PE / Football

IFA/FIFA football festival day at Newry City FC Show grounds. 26 girls from Yr 8-12 participated...

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Message from the Principal

Welcome to our school website. We hope you enjoy visiting this website and learning more about the school.

I am dedicated to developing happy and successful students. I want Newry High School students to be excited and engaged by all that we have to offer. I know that good learners continue to achieve and feel fulfilled throughout their lives. The school has made significant improvements over the last year and has tremendous potential; I am thrilled to be able to lead the school into its next phase of development.

If you are a parent of a current or prospective pupil and you have any questions / concerns or would like any further information please feel free to contact us.

School Prospectus


October Events

Thursday 23 October:
Prize Night 7pm
Friday 24 October:
Sponsored Walk

Half Term (Halloween Break):
Monday 27 - Friday 31 October

School Calendar

School Counselling service available in Newry High School for any student who has any worries or concerns.

All you need to do to make an appointment is post your name and class in the post box at reception (Cathy's office) or speak to your Year Head, Form Tutor or any member of staff.

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