Staff

Mrs Besti

Support for Learning Teacher and EAL Tutor

I have been teaching ESOL since 1999 after graduating from university with a BA (Hons) and teaching certificate. I have taught in private schools and international organisations in six different countries. My students have included children of kindergarten age, Russian billionaire tycoons and university students. In addition to teaching ESOL, I have worked as a […]

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Mr Black

Maths Subject Leader

In 2005, I moved from Belfast to read Mathematics at Newcastle University. I relished in the demanding elements of the course, ranging from such topics as Linear Analysis and Group Theory to the complexities of Advanced Fluid Dynamics and Quantum Mechanics. After graduation in 2008, I stayed at Newcastle University to study for a PGCE […]

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Mrs Black

History Subject Leader

I am History Subject Leader and a Year 7 form tutor.  I was born in Northumberland and have remained in the area throughout my life.  I attended Ashington High School and The King Edward VI School, Morpeth for Sixth Form where I studied History, English, Religious Studies and Music.  I went on to complete my […]

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Miss Buxton Collins

Religious Studies Subject Leader

One of the main reasons I became a Religious Studies teacher was the influence of my own RS teachers in school, in particular Dr Tengan, a professor of Anthropology and Religion, who found himself teaching High School Religion at St John’s International School in Belgium. Dr Tengan’s enthusiasm, intelligence and appetite for debate and discussion encouraged me to pursue a career in teaching, and […]

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Mr Caulfield

Digital Media Subject Leader

I gained a degree from Sheffield Hallam in English Studies and then went on to achieve a Masters Degree from Newcastle University in Film Studies. I began my teaching career in 2004 teaching English and Media Studies at Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham. I then travelled to New Zealand to live and work with […]

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Mrs Cheng

Year 6 Teacher and Humanities Co-ordinator

Originally from Doncaster, I first came to Newcastle to study for an undergraduate degree in Classics in 2007, which was then followed by a Master Degree in the same subject where I specialised in Roman rhetoric and the Latin Language. Having thoroughly enjoyed my own education, I decided it was time for me to pass […]

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Over 97% of boys achieving all 9-4 grades at GCSE*

*based on results from the last three years

We really enjoy the feeling of community. Within a few weeks of starting, our son knew every other boy’s name in all the year groups and the teachers knew him.

Reception parent