Founded in 1895, this school is situated on 50 hectares of
landscaped grounds on the outskirts of the university city of Armidale. New
England Girls’ School (NEGS) aims to enable every girl to reach the full extent
of her potential — spiritually, academically, physically, culturally and
socially. The school caters for students from Transition (preschool) to Year
12. Boarding starts in Year 5 and Transition to Year 6 is co-educational.
Facilities: Chapel, swimming pool, multi-purpose courts, oval,
professionally-staffed equestrian centre with indoor arena, health centre,
multi-purpose centre and full-size gymnasium, all-weather tennis facilities,
four boarding houses with accommodation ranging from four-bed rooms to
single-bed rooms. All Year 12 students are in single rooms.
Additional Studies Years 9 and 10: Agriculture, Design and
Technology, French, Music, Visual Arts, Drama.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Agriculture, Biology, Business Studies,
Chemistry, Chinese (Beginners and Background Speakers), Commerce, Community and
Family Studies, Drama, Economics, English (Extension), Mathematics (Extension,
2U, General, Extension 2 in Year 12), Music (Course 1; Course 2; Extension in
Year 12), French, Geography, Japanese (Beginners and Background Speakers),
Legal Studies, Modern History, PD/Health/PE, Physics, Primary Industries,
Primary Industries (Equine), Society and Culture, Software Design and
Development, Textiles and Design, VET Hospitality, Visual Arts.
Sport: Athletics, basketball, cycling, hockey, horse riding, indoor
hockey, netball, shooting, soccer, swimming, tennis, touch football. The
Outdoor Education Program includes Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, participating
in the annual Hawkesbury Canoe Classic, Year 12 Leadership Camp, Year 9
Survival, Year 7 Orientation Camp.
Co-curricular activities: Cattle club, Christian development groups,
cooking, cycling club, debating, drama, horse riding, Latin club, mock trial,
music (including senior choir, middle school choir, junior choir, junior vocal
ensemble, stage band, guitar ensemble, junior guitar ensemble, handbell
ensemble, string ensemble, combined NEGS/TAS Orchestra), public speaking, Young
Welfare and personal development: NEGS has a Student Support Centre
which comprises the school chaplain, school counsellor, careers adviser and
learning support teacher. The welfare network also includes Year advisers, a
hospital and full-time clinic sister and an active SRC. The school also has
access to a medical centre. Discipline is based on thoughtfulness and
compassion for others and there is a strict standard of uniform. Boarding staff
cater for every aspect of after school care.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Enrolment||338 students, including 149 boarders|
61 2 67******* 61 2 6774 8700
61 2 67******* 61 2 6772 7057
|Address||Uralla Road, Armidale 2350|