Two of our Upper Sixth students, Elizabeth A and Helen E, have progressed to the finals of one of the most prestigious competitions in the school debating calendar.
Sixth Form Information
Welcome to the RGS Sixth Form.
On this page you will find information you need as a parent, including term dates, photos, news and more.
Sixth Form Guide
Find out more about life in the RGS Sixth Form
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
Sixth Form parents can also email the form supervisor directly.
Seven RGS Lower Sixth students have been successful in their applications for an Arkwright Engineering Scholarship following an extensive application process.
Last term, RGS students from Year 6 right the way through to Upper Sixth participated in the annual Bebras Challenge, with four students achieving the best scores in Tyne and Wear.
Following the announcements made by the Education Secretary last week, here are our arrangements for the return of students physically to school this January
The Royal Grammar School (RGS), Newcastle has been named The Sunday Times North East Independent School of the Decade by Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide.