We are celebrating once again topping the region’s school academic performance league tables, with a stellar rise to 51st place in the national league table for Independent Schools, up from 73rd place last year.
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Four of our Junior School students were thrilled to be featured in this month's Northern Insights Magazine. Inside Mr Stanford's regular blog emphasised that at RGS we seek the superpowers within every child.
This years’ Remembrance service at RGS has been a particularly significant one. 2023 marks the centenary of our Organ, unveiled in 1923 as a memorial to those Old Novocastrians who fell during the First World War. This November, we are also proud to unveil two new plaques for the Roll of Honour, containing 17 names of those lost who have not been previously commemorated.
Almost half a term in, our latest Heads of Departments are in full swing at RGS and share some insights on where they have joined us from. Carole Saville, Head of English joined by way of postgraduate study at Oxford and teaching roles on the south coast, whilst Head of Rugby, Joel Conlon, joins following positions at Brighton College, Exeter Chiefs and Saracens.
We are delighted to announce we have be named Independent School of the Year for the whole of the UK at the Independent School Parent awards, held last night in London.
Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland played an extraordinary role in the development of the RGS school campus.