Talking Head

Headmaster's blog at Newcastle School for Boys

The importance of governance

In my prize day speech a few years ago, I suggested, irreverently, that governors were like bidets.  They added a...

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Application is key

Not without a certain amount of trepidation in the run-up, results days are hopefully a highlight of the school year...

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Mindset Maths

I always enjoy hearing about our boys’ progress and achievements in Maths and have been interested to speak with some...

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Singing the praises of school music

I’m writing this just a few days after the boys’ outstanding performances at last week’s Headmaster’s invitation concert. There was...

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School aims point to the development of character

The following blog is taken from an article published in Northern Insight magazine’s April edition. A school’s aims are something that should...

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How to choose a school for your child

The following blog is an extended version of an article published in Northern Insight magazine’s January edition. During the coming...

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Our new sixth form centre helps to add values

Newcastle School for Boys has been delighted to open the doors this term to 1 Moor Road South as our...

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Why I am pleased to be back at school

One of the questions I like to provoke boys (and staff) gently with at the start of the new school...

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