Students and staff at the RGS are delighted to have been awarded an Anti-Bullying Ambassador Respect Badge from a national charity.
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.
Athlete, Taylor M, has taken part in the London Junior Marathon after being selected to represent the North East.
Footballer, Zuhair A, has taken one step closer to his dream of becoming a professional footballer after signing for Gateshead Football Academy.
Surfer, Bethan D, has been crowned Under 12 National Surf Champion at England’s most elite surf contest.
Artist, Jesdina D, has completed a stunning mural which she started at the beginning of the year.
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