Welcome to Northlands Girls’ High School

Situated in the heart of Durban North, Northlands Girls’ High School is the longest established girls’ high school in the Durban North area. For nearly 70 years, Northlands Girls’ High School has been educating young women for a fulfilled and successful life offering first class facilities, stimulating programmes and inspirational initiatives.

High academic standards, as well as an interesting and stimulating extracurricular programme of sporting, cultural and community outreach activities are fostered by qualified, dynamic staff.

The school is well known for its academic excellence and in the 2015 Matric Examinations, the school was the only Durban North school to be featured in the top 10 candidates of KZN public schools because of its excellent results. With an overall 100% matric pass rate, Northlands Girls’ High School’s top achiever in 2017, Sejal Mahadeo, received seven distinctions (including IEB Advanced Programme Mathematics), was placed seventh in the Umlazi District.

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‘Circle of Excellence’ School

NGHS has officially been recognised again as an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation ‘Circle of Excellence’ school. The Circle of Excellence network is a Foundation initiative that celebrates and promotes the development of holistic educational excellence in South Africa. Launched in 2008 this initiative aims to identify and celebrate South Africa’s top high schools for their consistent delivery of successful candidates to the Fellowship Programme. The Fellowship Programme seeks to develop students, known as Allan Gray Candidate Fellows, into Southern Africa’s future high impact responsible entrepreneurs. NGHS is extremely proud of this achievement.


Over 65 Years of Excellence

NGHS is an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation ‘Circle of Excellence’ School and has been rated by Fairlady magazine as a Top 25 Public High School in South Africa. Top matric student awards include: 9th in KZN and 3rd and 6th in District (2015); 5th in KZN (2014), 4th and 8th in District (2014); 2nd in District (2010) and 1st in KZN (2006).


First Class Facilities

• Interactive boards and latest computer technology • Fully equipped art studios, media and music centres • State of the art, fully equipped Consumer Studies kitchens • Beautifully maintained grounds and sports fields • Modern gymnasium, Astro Turf facilities and eight lane swimming pool


Stimulating Programmes

• 24 academic subjects offered (including Music, IEB French and Advanced Programme Mathematics)
• 20+ sporting disciplines offered • 20+ arts and culture societies


Inspirational Initiatives

• Innovative leadership and mentoring programmes • Active community service and environmental programmes • Academic, cultural and sports tours and excursions