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New England Girls' School (NEGS)

A Leader in Girls Education

New England Girls School (NEGS), is an independent School for day students and boarders located in Armidale, Northern NSW.

New England Girls School has a long history dating back to 1895 and is the proud custodian of 60 hectares of grounds incorporating heritage listed buildings, playing fields and an on-site Equestrian Centre.

New England Girls School enjoys a reputation as a leader in girls’ education and continues to be one of the largest girls’ boarding schools in New South Wales.

Educational Approach

The school prides itself on a philosophy of nurturing the individual to strive to achieve to the best of her ability, whilst endeavouring to become independent and capable to encounter the world beyond New England Girls School.

We also aim to produce resilient, passionate and respectful young women who will be able to discover their own pathway to a meaningful and full life and to exhibit a quality of character that would be reflected by the skills that they learnt whilst being a student at New England Girls School.

Extra Curricular Activities

NEGS offers a well rounded education which includes a variety of co-curricular activities to enhance the unique talents of every student.

There are many sports from which to choose, including horse riding. Competing in Armidale competitions and further afield throughout New South Wales and Australia. New England Girls School students are known for their skills, enthusiasm and sportsmanship.

New England Girls School also offers an extensive music program which caters for a wide range of interests and proficiency.

Other activities available allow students the opportunity to try new things, hone their skills and have fun together.

Happy Boarding School

Boarding at New England Girls School is a life experience and it is our aim for each student to be happy, safe and secure in residential staff aim to ensure that life at New England Girls School is well supervised and enjoyable, making sure that the transition from home to boarding is as smooth as possible.

A strong network of residential staff ensures a family environment exists where care and attention are available, day and night. Pastoral care and effective communication with parents is a priority.

The Principal of New England Girls School and the Director of Boarding are among the many staff members who reside on the New England Girls School campus.

Friends for Life

We continue to build on established alumni networks with active and supportive past students, teachers and parents with branches of located in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Newcastle, a variety of country areas and Overseas. When you enrol your daughter at New England Girls’ School, it is anticipated that she will continue to have a long and rewarding relationship with her school after she leaves.

New England Girls' School (NEGS)

18-83 Uralla Road
Armidale, NSW 2350
Phone: 02 6774 8700
Fax: 02 6772 7057



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Key Details:

  • Type: Independent
  • Level: Combined
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Anglican
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Agricultural School: Yes
  • Early Learning: Yes
  • Learning Extension: Yes
  • Indigenous Education: Yes
  • International Students: Yes
  • Scholarships: Yes



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