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 […]

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 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 […]

NHS Has New Batting Heroes

Newcastle High School Has New Batting Heroes

Newcastle High School put on a show of strength against LASEC this term. At the forefront of the great game played by the 1 st Team Boys were Quraish Beharie and Mohammed Moola. Both gentlemen batted their hearts out and showed great sportsmanship. Beharie scored 151 and Moola 64 both not out at the end […]

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The Fierce NHS Hockey Team

By Maxine W. Daubert The beginning of 2019 marked the start of a great upward progression for Newcastle High School’s first and second team boys’ hockey matches. The venue was St. Dominics and the competition was varied and fierce including well-established teams and players from Dundee High, Ferrum High and St. Dominics. Newcastle High had […]

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Newcastle High School’s Fiery Netball Force

The 2019 Netball Season has met tough competition with Newcastle High School’s U16 Girls’ Squad. Banele Fumba, Zamokuhle Nozipho Kunene, Fanelesibonge Mbonane, Lynda Anele Mndaweni, Kwanele Mvelase, Londiwe Angel Nkabinde, Minenhle Mbalenhle Nkosi, Fundisiwe Khanyisile Nxumalo, Anele Bongiwe Sithole and Thandolwethu Nolwazi Zuma are the star athletes who made the grade.  The team proudly wears […]


On the 21 st and 26 th of January Shravan Goli(Swim1) and Lehlohonolo Nhlapo(Swim2), represented Newcastle High School at the annual Swimming Gala, held at Ferrum Pool. Monday : Shravan Goli took 1 st place in 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 2 nd position in 50m butterfly, 100m butterfly and 100m breaststroke. L. Nhlapo took 3 rd […]


STHEMBISO THUSI EXCELS AGAIN Five Students represented SA in the International Physics Olympiad held in Indonesia-Yogyakarata The competition took place from 15 July to 25 July 2017. Sthembiso Thusi a grade 11 learner from Newcastle High School was selected to be part of the team that represented SA at the IPHO in Indonesia. Although the […]


Our rugby boys have really done well in this past season. A number of players have been selected to represent various rugby teams in a number of teams. Needless to say, the coaches and the staff of NHS are inordinately proud of these wonderful achievements, which came after many afternoons of gruelling practices in all […]


Newcastle High School Volleyball teams braved the rain and cold to participate in the District Selections for provincial selections on 13 May 2017. Both the girls and boys played against 3 other teams. Unfortunately the girls team lost in the first round but they gained valuable experience. The boys continued until the finals where they […]