News & Events

There's always a lot going on at RGS which we love sharing with you. 

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Talented RGS twins wow judges at top singing competition in America

17-year-old twins came second place in a prestigious international song writing competition out of over 20,000 other entries. Hannah and Grace Stobart, who are collectively known as Twayn, came second in the Liverpool International Song Writing competition, the ‘Road to Nashville’, which was held in Nashville, Tennessee, (at the end of last) month.

RGS CCF selected out of 600 units nationally

Our contingent were given the honour to represent the 45,000 cadets and 3,500 staff who make up the Combined Cadet Force at the National Service of Remembrance at the Cenotaph in Whitehall, on Sunday 13th November 2022.  

Remembrance Day 2022: Remembering Jimmy

On Friday 11th November we are marking Remembrance Day in school with a special assembly. 283 Old Novos lost their lives over the course of the First and Second World Wars, and their names are carved into the boards of our Memorial Organ.

RGS teacher wins prestigious Institute of Physics award

Tom Williams from the RGS has been awarded a highly coveted ‘Teacher of Physics Award’ from the Institute of Physics (IOP), in recognition of his inspirational physics teaching. He is the first teacher in the North East to win the award in the last decade.


House Drama 2022 - Challenge 1 & 2

Have it all - A Christmas Wish from the RGS

Mission Impossible - The RGS Symphony Orchestra 

Libertango - Year 10 Ensemble

Leavers' Concert 2021 - Tuesday 25th May 2021

Spring Recital - Friday 5th March 2021

Senior School Remembrance Service 2020

Autumn Recital, Part 1 - Friday 27th November 2020

Senior School Virtual Concert - May 2020

House Drama 2022 - Slideshow

Avicii's Wake Me Up! - The RGS Community

Only You - Year 12 Boys Choir

William Armstrong Virtual Talk - Wednesday 21st April 2021

Senior School Spring Concert - Year 10 Trio

Autumn Recital, Part 2 - Friday 4th December 2020

Mr Stanford's message to the Class of 2020 on the eve of A Level results

Winning penalty taken by Alex N at the Birkdale 9-a-side football festival - March 2020

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