Senior School Information

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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. 

News & Events

NEW Student Leadership Team 2023-24

As the 2022-23 cohort enjoy their final weeks in post, we have announced the new dynamic Student Leadership Team who will take the helm after Easter.

RGS Festival 2023

We've reimagined our traditional annual RGS Day into a colour injected, soul-filling and family friendly festival extravaganza!

International Women's Day 2023

International Women's Day has been celebrated in a number of ways at RGS this week, from reflecting on our co-educational journey to opening conversations on how we can embrace equity moving forwards.

Wellbeing for Schools Award

RGS Newcastle awarded Wellbeing for Schools accreditation as part of continued commitment to wellbeing for students, staff and parents. 

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