6 Eslington Road, Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4RH
10 reasons to choose Newcastle Preparatory School
Newcastle Preparatory School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 79. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1 mile.
Newcastle Preparatory School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The school has a non-selective admissions policy. It is a standalone prep school, not tied to any one senior school. Newcastle Preparatory School fees are £4,593 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
Newcastle Preparatory School has two classes per year and an average class size of 18 pupils.
Destinations for Newcastle Preparatory School leavers are local independent secondary schools; Royal Grammar School, Dame Allan’s, Newcastle High, and Newcastle Boys.
The Newcastle Preparatory School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, reasoning, French, Latin. Cross-curricular topics for history and geography, among other subjects, up to Year 2. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in chess.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and residential trips from Year 5.
Specialist teachers for sport, music and languages throughout, for computing from Year 1, and for art from Year 2.
Sport at Newcastle Preparatory School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Newcastle Preparatory School
Art and music are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. Drama is part of the co-curriculum. All pupils learn an instrument in class and about one third take extra-curricular instrument lessons from Year 3. Two choirs, orchestra and one or two instrument ensembles. Each pupil may participate in up to 10 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 8.00am to 5.30pm.
Find another school near Newcastle Preparatory School
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (0.1 miles); Newcastle School for Boys (1.7 miles); Westfield School (1.9 miles).
Gosforth Junior High Academy (2.2 miles); Gosforth Academy (2.6 miles); Sacred Heart Catholic High School (2.9 miles).