Month: March 2023

Music Events

27th March 2023

It has been a busy half term for our music staff and pupils. We held preliminary rounds for House Music in the form of Competition Concerts for Wind, Brass, Strings, Piano, Guitar, Voice, Percussion and Ensembles. The best performances from each concert went through to the House Music Final and the results are in! Lancaster…

Senior Prefect Appointments

27th March 2023

The Headmaster is delighted to announce the Senior Prefect appointments for 2023/24. School Captain is Stuart Brown and he is supported by the two Deputy School Captains, Alex Jackson (who is also House Captain of Nettles) and Johnny Kershaw (who is also House Captain of Beckingham). Senior Prefect Co-ordinator is Tom Stork. The other House…

Year 1 Wow Day

24th March 2023

After learning about the Arctic and Antarctica, Year 1 had our Polar Regions Wow Day where we explored all the wonderful things these cold places have to offer. We started the day with a flight to the North and South Pole, before disembarking to do a range of science, art and outdoor activities (with a…

British Science Week

24th March 2023

10 March marked the start of British Science Week. We celebrated  with a wide range of activities across all disciplines for students of all ages. Prior to the start, students were encouraged to produce a piece of art promoting Diversity & Inclusion in STEM and to provide an opportunity for collaboration between subjects through the…

Scholarship Conference

24th March 2023

The 2023 RGS Scholarship Conference took place on Monday 20 March. The theme for this year’s event was Revolution. We were delighted to secure five speakers from a range of academic backgrounds. Professor Sadhukhan (parent of Ritam Sen in the Fourth Form) and Dr Al Sid Cheikh, both from the University of Surrey, spoke to…

Odyssey Review

24th March 2023

From the opening scene depicting drunken suitors encamped at Odysseus’ palace in Ithaca playing football and singing Sweet Caroline, the tone was set for a high-energy, fast-paced, creative performance of Hattie Naylor’s modern version of Homer’s Odyssey.  With humorous touches and a succession of colourful characters, and yet also a poignancy and sensitivity, the audience…

Science Week

20th March 2023

Science Week commenced on Monday 13 March and you could feel the excitement in the air. Pupils from all year groups got to experience a wide range of activities and talks. This year we followed the theme of Connections by inviting St Catherine’s and RGSG Dubai to join us for several of our Science Week activities….

MFL Events

17th March 2023

MFL Topic Evening On Thursday 16 March, 80 Fifth Form French, German and Spanish students took part in a MFL topic evening to develop their confidence and fluency prior to their speaking exams. They were ably assisted by some fantastic Sixth Form volunteers and a team of language teachers. They practised speaking for a minute…

GLive Concert

17th March 2023

Looking out over a packed auditorium at GLive it was astonishing to think that almost exactly three years ago to the day we had been forced to cancel the RGS/GHS joint choral concert because of Covid 19. So, the excitement was intense at the prospect of once again hearing the tremendous, massed forces of school…

‘Speak Out!’ Festival 

15th March 2023

Well done to all the boys who took part in this year’s annual ‘Speak Out’ festival. The staff and pupils made a fabulous audience and a great time was had by all! Working on various topics in preparation in their drama lessons, Year 3 focused on storytelling, Year 4 classic and contemporary poetry, Year 5…