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Alumna Rimla Akhtar OBE
Alumna awarded OBE

Dr Rimla Akhtar (2001) was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2021, announced on 11 June. More...

Alumna Jessica
Alumna shortlisted for Rising Star award

Jessica Thorne (2014) has been recognised for her work in the Digital category of the 2021 awards More...

Alumna Pippa and Prep sing together

Hearing from the Prep choir is always a treat, but even more so when the song they are performing was written by a STAHS alumna. More...

My great-grandparents and their seven children
My lockdown news - Rowena Godfrey

Fascinating facts from family papers found during lockdown clear out More...

Alex Battersby
Twilight talk with Dr Alexandra Battersby

In her fantastic talk, Alex discussed her role in the Oxford vaccine trial, how Newcastle Hospital - and her job - has been affected by COVID and how … More...

Alumna and author Rachel Churcher
Becoming an author and publisher

Our recent webinar with alumna and author Rachel Churcher, which was a fantastic insight into her journey to becoming an author and independent publis… More...

STAHS Honours book: calling all 2020 graduates

One of the ways we mark the many varied achievements of our alumni is by recording the details of our alumni graduates in a special Honours Book. More...

Zooming through 40 years!

Celebrating a fantastic 40 years since the Class of 1980 left the High School More...

Alumna Lara Bernard
Alumna shortlisted for prestigious Rising Star award

Alumna Lara Bernard (2010) has been shortlisted for the prestigious WeAreTheCity Rising Star awards in the Professional Services category, for her wor… More...

Bronze-medal winner Rachel
Alumna wins in national Wishing Shelf Book Awards

Alumna Rachel Churcher is celebrating after winning a bronze medal in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards for her first novel, 'Battle Ground'. More...

What challenges will you complete?
Easter activities!

Last week one of our Y9/ Y10 form groups had a brainstorm about what they could do during the Easter holidays at home - we thought we'd share their gr… More...

Supporting each other
Tips on coping with anxiety

The fantastic STAHS Pastoral team put this together for pupils and their families and we wanted to share it with our alumni community, as we could all… More...

Kate Meeks on Your Favourite Teacher
Alumna supports pupils affected by coronavirus

Alumna's edtech platform - Your Favourite Teacher - adapts to support pupils whose learning has been affected by school closures. More...

Enjoying the soft play!
Alumnae Mums' Coffee Morning

Soft play and colouring for the little ones, coffee and conversation for our alumnae mums - a happy morning for everyone! More...

Our alumnae panellists (l to r) - Susie Andrews, Shabana Jiwaji, Henrietta Nurney and Alex Howlett
Changing Careers Event

“If you’re going to make a change, make a big change”. The advice from one of the panellists at our Changing Careers event, who shared their experien… More...

Temi Wilkey with mentor Lucy Prebble
Playwright alumna featured in The Guardian

Alumna Temi Wilkey was recently featured in The Guardian with her mentor screenwriter Lucy Prebble More...

Dystopia, Step by Step
Alumna imagines a dystopian future

Alumna Rachel Churcher took over the Taller Books blog in December, to talk about the politics behind her novels in the Battle Ground series. More...

Cricket in the 1960s
New balls, please!

Cricket returns to the High School More...

The Emergensea Girls: Charlie and Rosie
Alumna takes on the World’s toughest row

Alumna Rosie Alterman (2009) has entered the 2020 Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge More...

New STAHS Community portal
New online portal launches!

Our new STAHS online portal for alumni, former staff, and friends of the High School. More...

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