During term two and three Newcastle High School had a readathon where grade 8 to 11 learners raised a total of R7420. Being a reading club we had decided to donate books to two institutions. On Friday the 11/10/2019, the principal, Mr M. Govender together with two educators, Mrs N. Redy and Mrs S.Singh and […]

Newcastle High School’s Tennis Team Triumphs

Newcastle High School’s tennis team has a terrific new face. The ever-growing group consists of Lordson Esua, Yasthi Anoop, Deveshni Naidoo, Kwando Vilakazi, Sphelelo Simelane, Maxine Daubert, Thando Shama, Luyanda Ngwenya, Zanothando Simelane, Mavezi Mbatha and Minenhle Zulu. The 2019 squad has brought pride to the school and demonstrated inner fortitude in their matches against […]


Newcastle High School’s Rising Star: Mahika Dowluth

The spotlight shines brightly on Newcastle High School’s Mahika Dowluth who participated in the Wits Mathematics Competition. The first round was held on 22 May 2019 with the second and final round being held on 30 July 2019 at the word famous Wits University. Mahika, a grade nine learner, achieved an award of excellence for […]

Newcastle High School’s Future Singing Sensations

It is the beginning of great new things for Newcastle High School as auditions for the 2020 senior choir got underway on September 13, 2019. Much work went into the sensational 2019 season which saw the senior choir soar to spectacular heights under the guidance of their new conductor, Mr Mzwandile Mabuza. The NHS senior […]

#NHS Tigers to the rescue!

Education of environmental issues and the protection of the environment is vital for our younger generation. Newcastle High School’s Wildlife and Environmental Club learners, along with their educators and the Newcastle Municipality did a sterling job in cleaning Trim Park by picking up litter to eliminate any trace of pollution. There were 30 learners and […]

Newcastle High School Choir Festival

The annual NHS Choir Festival took place on Tuesday the 20 th of August for the primary schools and on Wednesday the 21 st of August for the high schools. Family and friends of the different choirs enjoyed beautiful choral music on both these evenings. On both nights we had some first time participants (Chelmsford […]

Newcastle High School’s Annual Internal Expo

By Nothando Khumalo Newcastle High School proudly hosted its annual Internal Science Expo and invited the neighbouring primary schools to enjoy the event. Presentations included projects exhibited at the Ladysmith event, environmental issues held close to the heart and a unique steel wool endeavour. The day was superbly capped off by the explosives portion of […]

NHS Farewell sitting

Newcastle High School Shows its Class

By Jia Dayal Newcastle High School celebrated the matriculants of 2019 in high class and elegance. The theme of the farewell night was A Night in Paris and it amazed the proud students and guests, alike. The night started off with a fabulous bang as the learners arrived to much fanfare, pomp and splendour. They […]