Earlier this term, RGS Biology students took part in two national competitions and achieved some outstanding results.
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.
Earlier this month, a group of 12 Year 8 boys headed off bright and early to Sheffield to take part in the Birkdale 9-a-side festival. Read more to find out how they got on.
Year 7 pianist, Hannah Z, has been awarded the Sutcliffe Shield for the Most Promising Pianist of 2020 at this year’s Ryton & District Festival of Music.
On Wednesday 18th March, Geoffrey Stanford (Head) announced the school’s temporary closure.
Three of our art students have been invited to represent the school at the regional final of the Goldsmiths’ Community Award.
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