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 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 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 […]

A Bright Future Ahead for Newcastle High School

A Bright Future Ahead for Newcastle High School

Newcastle High School celebrated the academic efforts of its Top Ten members at a fun-filled breakfast at the Grey Goose Game Lodge. It was an early morning for the club as they challenged each other in the Park Run, followed by an all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast and supported the NHS Choir’s performance at the Lodge. The […]

NHS Takes Home Gold at Expo 2019 (2)

Newcastle High School Takes Home the Gold

Learners across Grades 8 to 12 proudly represented Newcastle High School at the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists 2019. There were strong contenders with great ambition and fantastic ideas at the event. The learners had been preparing for the event with great earnestness and enthusiasm. The NHS learners were warmly supported by their educators who […]

South African Literacy Speech Competition

On the 14 th of April 2018, 18 learners, from Newcastle High School, participated in the South African Literacy Speech Competition, which was held at Ferrum High School. We are proud to announce that six learners from NHS have made it through to the semi-final round that will take place on the 26 th of […]


On the 19 th of May 2017, NHS successfully hosted its first GET Phase Spelling Bee. The learners were given a list of more than a thousand words to learn, which they diligently did. About 14 learners from grades 8 and 9 participated. The learners did their best and the three learners who eventually made […]


On Friday 11 August Newcastle High School hosted another interesting and highly informative science expo for primary school learners to experience. On the day 8 primary school’s brought in total around 230 learners to come and view 42 projects and/or exhibits that NHS learners had set-up for them to enjoy. Exploding water bottles, bleeding iron, […]


NEWCASTLE ADVERTISER (Monday 7 August 2017) NHS EXCELLS IN 2017   At the annual regional ESKOM EXPO FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS on Friday 04 th August 2017 Newcastle High School, learners excelled when the awards were presented. Of the 42 projects, 15 were awarded highly commended, 6 bronze awards, 7 silver awards and 3 gold awards. […]


The Newcastle High School Quiz team went to New West Secondary School in Durban for the M.J. Naidoo annual inter-High Schools Quiz contest. NHS was represented by Nolwazi Sangweni, Hlelelwa Msibi and Luyanda Ndlangalala who outsmarted all other contenders at their school. Newcastle. Thirty-nine other schools battled it out for the MJN Trophy and the […]