A student from RGS Newcastle was the youngest person named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list announced at the weekend for the contributions he made to the community during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Senior School Information
Welcome to the Senior School section of the RGS website.
On this page you will find information you need as a parent, including term dates, how to report an absence, photos, news and more.
Schools across the region took part in a virtual TeachMeet training session hosted by RGS and Schools North East.
ON and successful medic, Keir Shiels (93-00) has recently been appointed as a consultant Paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.
The 2020-2021 cohort of LEGO Education Master Educators has been chosen, with this year's cohort including RGS Head of Digital Technology and Computer Science, Chris Wilde.
As we all get ready to return to school this week, one new member of staff is particularly looking forward to reuniting with his RGS family.
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