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Newcastle Preparatory School

Preparing young people for success

The only independent co-ed preparatory school in Newcastle

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Situated in Jesmond, Newcastle Preparatory School is a forward looking independent preparatory school in the Tyneside area which specialises in the education of children from 3 to 11 years of age.

Our School

Our values

We ensure that NPS children receive the best start in life enabling them to thrive in Senior School and beyond.


The Curriculum

At NPS you'll find a broad and balanced curriculum, complemented by a range of interesting and inspiring school visits.

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We provide a warm, caring environment in which children experience success, both academic and extra-curricular, whilst growing in confidence and self-esteem.

Why Newcastle Preparatory School?

We prepare children for Senior School and beyond.
Our 29 year six children were offered 60 independent senior school places for 2024.
For more information about our children's record results please contact us!
Last year, 12 scholarships were awarded for excellence in sport and academic merit.

NPS children are clearly in demand with 60 independent Senior School places being offered to our 29 children.

RGS continues to be a popular choice, with the majority of pupils continuing their education there and 91% of those offered places accepting them.

A superb 12 scholarship awards were given to our pupils for academic, all-round and sporting excellence at Newcastle School for Boys and Dame Allan’s.

Our pupils achieved an incredible 100% success rate at NSB. Newcastle High School for Girls was also a popular choice this year with 38% of our girls furthering their studies there.

From their achievements, it is clear that the children have taken full advantage of the specialist primary education we provide at NPS and we are delighted that they are all approaching the next step in their school careers with confidence.

Year 6 Destinations 2024

Other encompasses children taking up places at Durham School and NSB.

Steps to Success

NPS children are confident, eager learners because they are nurtured and encouraged to succeed every step of the way.

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