Meridian Newcastle opened in Madadeni in January 2015. The school is designed to serve the broader community of people living in the Newcastle area and offers learners state of the art facilities, including modern computer laboratories. The school currently caters for learners from pre-primary (Grade RR) to Grade 11. Grade 12 will be added in 2017. The school welcomes boys and girls and the language of learning and teaching is English. The school does NOT have boarding facilities. While the emphasis is on quality classroom teaching and academic results, the school also offers appropriate sport and cultural activities.