The Girls' Schools Association

The Girls’ Schools Association (GSA) represents day and boarding schools of all sizes. It encourages high standards of education for girls and promotes the benefits of being taught in a largely girls-only environment.

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Girls' schools in the North-East

Are you looking for a girls' only school in the North-East? Search here for independent girls' schools in Durham, Northumberland, Stockton-on-Tees and Tyne & Wear.

You will find all girls' schools listed at the bottom of this page. Use the filters in the box to narrow your search: you can select day or boarding schools,  prep schools, senior schools or sixth forms. You can find the nearest girls' schools to you with our postcode search.

Click on a school's name for more information. Those schools with full profiles appear at the top of the listings in highlighted panels. Some schools provide links to their social media and you can also watch school videos.

Many girls' schools are members of the Girls' Schools Association, which is a good source of initial advice and information. 

Elsewhere on this site you can find advice on editorial topics such as the benefits of single-sex education, the questions to ask when choosing a school and finding independent school fees.

If you are looking for an independent special needs school, please visit our sister website:

These search results are from, the online guide to independent schools in the UK, in partnership with John Catt's Which School? guidebook, first published in 1924, and John Catt's Preparatory Schools. We hope you find the perfect school for your child!

If you have any further questions or enquiries about independent education or a particular independent school, please get in touch with us at

Dame Allan's Girls' School

Fowberry Crescent,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE4 9YJ,
Tyne & Wear

Girls, Day, Senior.

Durham High School for Girls

Farewell Hall,
South Road,

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Newcastle High School for Girls GDST

Tankerville Terrace,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE2 3BA,
Tyne & Wear

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.

Westfield School

Oakfield Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,
NE3 4HS,
Tyne & Wear

Girls, Day, Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form.