Talking Head

Headmaster's blog at Newcastle School for Boys

Don’t fear the reaper

There have been some grimly pessimistic headlines this weekend about the future for independent schools following comments made last week...

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What’s going on with GCSEs?

This is the time of the year when pupils at a particular stage of their education will be choosing their...

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An eventful week with more boys’ nonsense

The debate around single sex versus co-education has been in the press again this last week with more unhelpful comments...

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The internet – a limitless playground with no boundaries

Two of the biggest threats faced by our children on the internet are naivety and complacency – theirs and ours....

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New Year’s resolutions and boys’ education

Welcome to my first blog of 2016 (New Year’s resolution) where I shall be offering some of my thoughts and...

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Welcome from The Headmaster

It is a pleasure to lead and to serve as Headmaster of Newcastle School for Boys. I have spent my...

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Introduction

David was educated at an all boys grammar school before reading English at the University of Wales.  He worked in...

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Character education: Sean Abbott – a lesson in resilience

The following blog is adapted from the Headmaster’s assembly at the Senior School on Wednesday 7th January. Resilience, noun, the ability...

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