Welcome to Durham High School for Girls where we provide a lively, friendly and caring community for girls throughout their school career from age 3 to 18. The High School is a Church of England foundation dating back to 1884. It is based firmly on Christian principles where every individual counts and where we believe each girl will find the spiritual and moral resources she needs to cope with the demands of life in the 21st century.
Durham High School was one of the first schools in the North East of England to take girls' education seriously and we are proud to continue that tradition today; we seek to develop the potential of every girl in all areas of life. We encourage academic excellence and a lifelong love of learning, but we also place great value on personal development in creative arts, in sport, in community service and in leadership.
A website can only give a brief glimpse of school life. May we warmly invite you to visit the school and discover for yourself what Durham High School for Girls has to offer.
Mrs Lynne Renwick
GCSE Results 2014
Pupils at Durham High School for Girls are today celebrating their success at GCSE with 67% of all grades awarded being at A*- A and 89% at A*- B.
We are seeking suitably qualified candidates for the following two posts:
A Level Results 2014
Durham High School for Girls has been celebrating the excellent results achieved by Upper Sixth students this year.
Summer Holiday Tennis Sessions
Durham Tennis Academy will be holding Tennis, Golf and Games Sessions for girls and boys, age 6 and upwards during the summer holidays.
Jazmine Moss - Outstanding Athletics Season
Jazmine Moss in Year 9 has had an outstanding athletics season. In May she won gold in both the 100m and 200m at the North East Athletic Championships setting a PB in the 200m heat and then again in the final.
The Selfish Giant
This year's Year 5 primary outreach production at Durhams Gala Theatre gave Year 5 children from Durham High School and six other local primary schools the opportunity to showcase their performing talents in a lively and colourful musical based on Oscar Wilde's classic children's story.