Mrs Bateman

English Teacher and Senior Tutor (year 7 and 8)

I ventured into teaching eleven years ago after studying English Literature at Hull University.  The literature I read, and the experience I had as a mature student at university, inspired me to pass on what I had learnt to others.  I have always been passionate about being involved in how young people grow, learn and […]

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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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Mr Caulfield

Assistant Head (Sixth Form) and Creative 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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Mr Clark

Year 3 Teacher, Co-curricular Co-ordinator and External Links Co-ordinator

I’ve been at Newcastle School for Boys for my entire teaching career and, having taught throughout the Junior School, I’m now in my seventh year, teaching Year 3 for the first time – and loving every minute!  I was born in Newcastle and went to an all-boys’ school in the area. I remain a vocal […]

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Mrs Clayton

Nursery Nurse

I qualified as a Nursery Nurse in 1993. Before joining Ascham House I was a nanny for a family with three children, a position which I thoroughly enjoyed and one which helped to prepare me for my current post. I began working at Ascham House in 2003, which then became Newcastle School for Boys in 2006. During […]

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Over 95% of boys achieving all A* to C grades at GCSE*

*based on 2015 results

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