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Prep school and nursery with traditional values and standards and a warm heart. Traditionally boys have greatly outnumbered girls (spoilt for choice in Newcastle) so consideration for gender differences in learning styles. The school charter states that everyone should feel happy and safe, have a right to learn, is important and can succeed. Result is a happy, caring community where children feel valued and value each other. Plethora of educational visits enrich classroom experiences. Annual end of year river cruise outing for…

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What the school says...

Newcastle Preparatory School is a warm and welcoming place in which children are nurtured. Experts in primary education, all staff understand the needs of young children.

It is exciting to learn at NPS because the educational experience is up to date, ensuring that all children acquire important skills and knowledge to equip them for an ever changing and developing world. ...Read more

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Head teacher

Since September 2018, Fiona Coleman, previously deputy head teacher.


Entry points are at 3 into school nursery, at 4 into reception or 8+ into year 3. No selection, but children spend a morning in school and are informally assessed. Popular choice with Newcastle parents so still receiving registrations at birth.

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