Achievement and examination results

As an award-winning school, we are delighted to have received the following accolades and accreditations:

ISI ‘Excellent’

In the most recent ISI Educational Quality Inspection, Norwich High School for Girls was awarded “excellent” for the quality of the pupils’ academic and other achievements and for the quality of the pupils’ personal development.

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The Sunday Times East Anglian Independent Secondary School Of The Year 2023

We were awarded The Sunday Times East Anglian Independent Secondary School Of The Year in the 2023 Parent Power League released on Friday 9th December 2022.

Parent Power 2023 identifies the highest-achieving schools in the UK. The definitive school rankings use the most recent moderated public examination results from the state and independent sectors.

The Sunday Times commended the school for jumping 141 places since 2019 in the national ranking to 88=. Helen Davies, Parent Power Editor at The Sunday Times, referenced how the pandemic allowed the school to stop and look at what they were doing and why.

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TES Independent School Awards 2021 Wellbeing Initiative of the Year

“We were very impressed by the way in which peer support was embedded in and central to the pastoral life of the school,” judges said of Norwich High School for Girls.

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Independent Girls’ School of the Year 2019 Award

Norwich High School for Girls were lauded not only for our pioneering Inspiring Females programme but also for our bold ambitions for the girls in many other exceptional initiatives.

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Girls on Board

We are official licence holders of the Girls on Board programme, an approach to help girls between the ages of 7 and 18 navigate the often troubled waters of friendship problems.

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Halo School

In 2020 Norwich High School for Girls signed the Halo Code which is a campaign pledge that promises members of the Black community that they have the freedom and security to wear all Afro-hairstyles without restriction or judgement.

Apple Distinguished School

We are proud to have achieved Apple Distinguished School status from 2019-2022, recognising the breadth of our vision for learning using technology. 

Academic results

GCSE Results

We are proud of everything our students achieve; from outstandingly high and consistent GCSE results to achieving exceptional and inspiring personal goals.

See below for some of our girls’ achievements:

GCSE Results 2023
22% 9 / 38% 9-8 / 56% 9-7 / 68% 9-6 / 92% 9-4

GCSE Results 2022
42% 9 / 60% 9-8 / 75% 9-7 / 85% 9-6 / 97% 9-4

GCSE Results 2021 – Teacher Assessed Grades
36% 9 / 55% 9-8 / 73% 9-7 / 85% 9-6 / 99% 9-4

GCSE Results 2020 – Centre Assessed Grades
28% 9 / 51% 9-8 / 73% 9-7 / 96% 9-6 / 99% 9-4

GCSE Results 2019
65% A*-A/9-7 / 80% A*-B/9-6 / 97% A*- C/9-4

A Level Results

Consistently excellent A Level Results

Our students consistently achieve outstandingly high A Level results as well as fantastic personal goals and achievements.

Below are a few highlights:

A Level Results 2023
28% A* / 58% A*-A / 86% A*-B / 97% A*-C

A Level Results 2022
30% A* / 71% A*-A / 92% A*-B / 99% A*-C

A Level Results 2021 – Teacher Assessed Grades
70% A*-A / 90% A*-B / 98% A*-C

A Level Results 2020 – Centre Assessed Grades
62% A*-A / 82% A*-B / 93% A*-C

A Level Results 2019
37% A*-A / 61% A*-B / 79% A*-C

Our amazing alumnae

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