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

Active Kids - thanks for your fantastic support!

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 however if you do have still have vouchers that you would like to donate it’s not too late to send them in.

Everyone is really excited about receiving the new equipment in October.

Newry High School Welcome USA Trainee Teachers                                                                 - 30 May 2014 | School / Trainee Teachers / USA

Trainee teachers from an American University in Virginia, James Madison University, were welcomed to Newry in Newry High School on Monday 19 May 2014. The trainee teachers from the US arrived to take up posts in various schools in the District as part of an innovative project organised by Newry High School...

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Policy Review - 20 May 2014 | School

We are currently reviewing our anti bullying policy and as part of this process pupils have been given a questionnaire home to be completed by Parents/Guardians and returned to school by Friday 23 May.

Latest Pictures

Term 3 Sports Roundup - Term 3 | PE

Some of the sporting activities in Term 3...

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Activity Day - June 2014| Activity Day

Out and about on Activity Day...

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Robotics Workshop - June 2014 | ICT / STEM

Year 9 had a Programming and Robotics workshop...

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Healthy Schools Day - June 2014| HE / PE

Healthy Schools Day, lots of different activities - cooking, excercise...

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Sports Day - June 2014 | PE

Competition for Sports Day...

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Record of Achievement Presentations - Term 3 | Year 12 / Year 14

On their final day in school, Year 12 and Year 14 were presented with their Record of Achievement folders...

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Sports at Mary Peters - Term 3 | PE

Some of our pupils competing at Mary Peters..

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Carrickfergus Castle - Term 3 | Year 8 / History

History Department on a trip to Carrickfergus Castle...

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Term 3 - Term 3 | School

Some of the happenings in Term 3...

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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.

Having been Vice-Principal since 2006, it is a privilege to announce that I have been recently appointed as the new Principal of Newry High School. I am delighted to have been appointed and will continue to work to promote the achievement and success of our students, staff and local community.

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


Summer Events

Thursday 14 August:
AS & A2 Results
Thursday 21 August:
GCSE Results
Thursday 21 - Friday 29 August:
Year 13 Interviews
Phone the school to book your appointment when you receive your exam results.
Friday 22 - Friday 29 August:
Baker Days for Staff
Monday 25 August:
Bank Holiday
Thursday 28 - Friday 29 August:
Year 14 Induction
Monday 1 September:
Staff Meeting
Year 8, Year 13 & ALC Induction
Tuesday 2 September:
Whole School returns

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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