Schools and academies in Newcastle
- Nursery provision
- First and primary schools
- Middle, secondary and high schools
- Special schools
- Independent schools
- Adult Education Providers
- Neighbouring local authorities
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School closure announcements
Schools are responsible for keeping parents and guardians informed of closures due to severe weather or other unexpected events. Some schools use their own social media channels, SMS updates or the school website to keep parents and guardians informed. Contact your school directly to find out.
There are six nursery schools in Newcastle:
We also have five community day nurseries run by the local authority.
The first and primary schools with nursery classes are marked below. You can also search for schools with nursery classes using the school finder.
For a comprehensive list of all childcare including private, voluntary and independent provision, see www.newcastlesupportdirectory.org.uk
Please note there is a joint proposal by the LA and the governing body of Broadway East First School to increase the number of pupil places at the school from 225 to 450 and to relocate the school to a new building on a new site in Newcastle Great Park in September 2020. More information can be found on the school website
|Name of school||School Type||Age range|
|Discovery School||Free school||14-18|
|Gosforth Central Middle School||Foundation||9-13|
|Gosforth East Middle School||Foundation||9-13|
|Gosforth Junior High Academy||Academy||9-13|
|Heaton Manor School||Foundation||11-18|
|Sacred Heart Catholic High School||Academy (Girls)||11-18|
|St. Cuthberts's Catholic High School||Academy (Boys)||11-18|
|St. Mary's Catholic School||Academy||11-18|
|Walker Riverside Academy||Foundation||11-18|
|Walbottle Campus||Community School||11-18|
Information about Independent schools can be found here.
Information about schools in neighbouring authorities can be found on their individual websites: