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GCSE Results 2017

- 24 August 2017 | School

Following last week’s A-level results, Newry High School was again celebrating today. This time it was the occasion of its GCSE results. 60% of students achieved 5 or more A*- C grades a considerable increase of 5% on last year....

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Newry High School, celebrates excellent A level examination results in 2017.

- 17 August 2017 | School

Newry High School, was today celebrating another excellent set of A-level results.

96.4 % of students achieved A*- E grades at A2 level and increase from last year.

Principal, Mr. Iestyn Brown, said, “This is an excellent set of results and clearly represents the tremendous effort and commitment put in by our students and staff over these past two years...

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Exam Results

AS & A2 Results - 17 August from 9am in Room 10.
GCSE Results - 24 August from 9am in Room 10.


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Celebrate reading at our Book Fair!

The Book Fair will be arriving in school soon, with hundreds of new children’s books to browse and buy. Come and join us!

There are over 200 titles for you and your child to choose from, and with prices starting from only £2.99, there’s sure to be a book for everyone.

Our Half Price Book Fair will be coming in the library,
break and lunch times
from Monday 12th – Friday 16th June.

If you can’t make it to our Book Fair, try our discounted Gift Vouchers available at They’re a great way to ensure your child doesn’t miss out.

Don’t forget that every book you buy can help to get FREE BOOKS for our school library!


Are you interested in becoming a Prefect? - 26 April 2017 | Sixth Form

Applications are now open for 2017/18 Prefects.

Take your time and fill in the application carefully.

Closing date: Friday 23 June at 9am.
Any questions: please speak to Mrs Young.

[Apply now]


Numeracy Transition Day

STEM bus

'My Sport, My Life' Workshop with Disability Sport NI

Shared Education

Term 2 Sports

Term 2


Newry High School continues to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a Gala concert to a full Town Hall!

- 22 March 2017 | School / 50th Anniversary / Music

As part of the celebrations for the Golden Jubilee of Newry High School a concert was staged this week when students (past and present), parents and friends of the school community perform to a packed Town Hall.

Newry High School opened its doors in September 1966 and the ambitious programme was a celebration of musical performances and productions over the last fifty years...

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[Photos from the Gala Concert]
[Photos from the rehearsals]

South Down U14 Football Tournament - 14 March 2017 | PE

A very successful day for the U14 team as they brought home the South Down Shield...

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SUPI Event

Taster Day 2

Open Night

Year 10 Schools & Universities Partnership at QUB

Shared Education at Newry High

Samba Workshop


Shared Education Signature Project - 7 March 2017 | SESP

As part of the Shared Education Signature Project (SESP) 120 Year 8 pupils from St Paul’s, Bessbrook, St. Joseph’s, Crossmaglen, Newtownhamilton High and Newry High had an active day’s learning...

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Sainsbury’s Active Kids is Back – Please help us collect these vouchers - Term 2 and 3 | School

Newry High is once again taking part in Sainsbury’s Active Kids, and we hope to collect as many vouchers as possible to get some fantastic new equipment for our Home Economics Department, PE Department and the Eco-Club. This year we would love to get some exciting new additions so we need a big team effort, and that includes you! 

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Term 1 Sports

Term 1


Calling all former pupils who have been involved in any musical activities
(shows, choir, band, orchestra).

As part of the Jubilee celebrations we are organising a gala concert to take place in Newry Town Hall
at the end of March.

Would you like to re-live your school days and take part?

We would like to put together former choirs, music form the many shows we have staged over the years and instrumental items to perform on the night.

Please come along to a meeting on Monday 9th January 2017 in Newry High School at 7pm
or contact Julieann Hawthorne (nee McCoy) by email (
or Cathy in the school office on 028 30262383.

It would be lovely to see a large number of you for what it going to be a huge event in the life of the school
not to mention a lot of fun.

Share this information with as many people as possible.

Happy Christmas and hopefully we’ll see you on 9th January. Julieann

Primary Schools Taster Day

CSI Workshop

Year 8 Trip to Belfast Zoo

Universities Roadshow

NI Skills Exhibition

Sponsored Walk in Gosford Forest Park

Newry High School's Annual Awards Ceremony

Geography Trip to Iceland

Newry - USA Teacher Program - 21 October 2016 | School

A unique collaboration programme between a large number of school settings in the Newry area provides valuable teacher education experiences for student teachers from James Madison University in Virginia, USA.

[Watch the video]


Creative Writing Workshop


Do you have any items of unwanted school uniform in good condition?

We would love to receive any of your donations.

Please leave any donations with Cathy (or the other office staff) in reception.


GCSE Success at Newry High School! - 25 August 2016 | School

Following last week’s excellent A-level results, Newry High School was again celebrating today. This time it was the occasion of its GCSE results.

Mr Brown, Principal said:
“As a school we are delighted that once again our students have produced an excellent set of GCSE results...

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Top A Level Results at Newry High School! - 18 August 2016 | School

Joy was the order of the day at Newry High School on Thursday morning as students opened their eagerly awaited A and AS Level results.

We would like to congratulate all our students on a another superb set of results, we are delighted that all your hard work and dedication has paid off...

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