Young RGS female designer, Jasmine, wins the 2022 Young Game Designer competition receiving a BAFTA Award for her concept creation and game artwork.
Senior School Information
Welcome to the Senior School section of the RGS website.
On this page you will find information you need including term dates, how to report an absence, photos, news and more.
The Spring Term brought a flurry of success at all levels for RGS sports teams and individuals, including several historic victories.
Sgt James T has been awarded a fully funded Air Cadet Pilot Scholarship.
The Old Novocastrians’ Association is launching a “design a stained glass window” competition.
It has been a successful month for our U13 boys football team who have won two cups less than 10 days apart.
Reporting an Absence
If your son/daughter will be absent from school, please call 0191 281 5711 before 9am giving their name, form and reason for absence.
If they are to be absent for a second day or longer, please keep us informed by phoning the number above on each morning of the absence, or email
Medical or Dental appointments Year 7-11
If your son/daughter has a medical or dental appointment and will be absent for part of the school day, please let the Form Supervisor know by sending a note* or email giving dates and times.
If the arrival time at school will be after 8.45am, please make sure they have a note or copy of the email which must be shown when they sign in.
If the appointment is during the school day, a note or copy of the email must be shown when your son/daughter signs out at Reception.
Contact will be made with a parent if confirmation of an appointment has not been seen.
*note – this can be a letter or a note in the School Planner