NHS 2020: A Year of Cultural Evolution

Newcastle High School’s Head of Culture, Iziphozonke Mlambo, has declared 2020 as “The Year of Cultural Evolution for NHS.” The enthusiastic new Head Boys and Girls said that they are prepared to make it their primary purpose to make 2020 a year to remember. “Life is not about finding yourself but of creating yourself. I […]

NHS Spotlight on Siyabonga Thwala

Newcastle High’s very own son, Siyabonga Thwala from Grade 9, was selected to compete in the athletics trials at King’s Park Stadium, Durban, on 5 March 2020. He competed in both the high jump and hurdles events and came in 3 rd place in the U16 high jump. Of his achievement, Siyabonga said, “I once […]


Mrs Karine Ness (Sponsor for Dux), Mohamed Moola, Mr M. Govender (Principal) Mr Angus Burns Thanked By Buhlebothando Dlamini. The annual prize-giving of Newcastle High school of the class of 2019, was held on Monday 20 January 2020. At this event, we honoured the DUX student, Mohamed Moosa, of the 2019 grade 12 class.  Mohamed […]

Say Hello to the New Prefect Body Of NHS! By Iziphozonke Mlambo

On the 17th of October 2019, Newcastle High School announced its new prefect body Of 2020! Things started off with the promise of a fantastic future with the Head Boy releasing a statement that he and his fellow teammates were going to do their very best to take the school and the learners to new […]

Newcastle High School’s Rising Star: Tinashe Sumaili

Tinashe Sumaili, a grade nine student at Newcastle High School, has brought acclaim to the school by winning bronze at the International Eskom Science Expo for Young Scientists held in Boksburg. The team from Newcastle High won multiple praise in the event held from 24 to 27 September 2019. His project was titled “Locomotives Revolutionised” […]

Newcastle High School Honours its Sports Heroes

Newcastle High School awarded its up-and-coming sports stars with an evening reserved just for them on 15 October 2019. The Sports Prizegiving Event is held towards the end of the school year and honours those learners who excelled in their different sports. The categories this year were varied and included chess, hockey, golf, volleyball, soccer, […]

Newcastle High School’s Rising Star

Pictured: Iziphozonke Mlambo with some of his accolades. Iziphozonke MlamboThe spotlight shines brightly on Newcastle High School’s Iziphozonke Musawenkosi Mlambo who believes in breaking boundaries all the way to success.Iziphozonke earned the nickname of ‘Prophet’ at Newcastle High with his inspirational speeches. His spark of leadership began as a member of the RCL, a role […]


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 […]