Welcome to Newcastle Grammar School. At NGS we have a strong desire to help each student reach their potential in order to lead lives of purpose and success.
Newcastle Grammar School is the leading co-educational K-12 Independent school in the Hunter Region, with over 1000 students and 150 staff. The school is spread over two campuses in the heart of Newcastle and has long history of success in its 104 years of existence.
We value our relationship with the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle and Christ Church Cathedral. Our strong desire, is to deliver an outstanding holistic education that prepares students to live a life of purpose and success in a changing global landscape.
Our teachers are selected for their professionalism and expertise and their ability to build strong relationships with their students.
The School is a Visible Wellbeing school which takes a strengths-based approach and explicitly teaches the tools of positive education.
Our innovative Co-curriculum programme, myNGS Passport, delivers students experiences across six pillars: Movement for Life, Creative and Performing Arts, Environment and Community Engagement, Outdoor Adventure, Skills for the Future and Service and Leadership.
Newcastle Grammar School is a Round Square School, has an active Reconciliation Action Plan and Industry Partnerships. Our strong sense of purpose and direction is summarised in our three yearly strategic plans that highlight an excellence in Governance of our School.
Newcastle Grammar School is thrilled to announce the appointment of Mr Matthew (Matt) Macoustra to the position of Head of School, commencing July 2023. Matt brings over 30 years’ education experience to the role, including the last seven years as the D
Today’s Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports that the new NSW English Syllabus for Years 3-10, which will be launched next week, will focus much more on “grammar, punctuation and sentence structure.”
In October, the well-respected Grattan Institute published a report which argued that students are suffering because teachers are not well-supported in their curriculum planning roles.