Month: June 2023

Reflection: Pride

27th June 2023

When writing this Reflection, I wasn’t sure I would be able to convince all of you about the importance of Pride – maybe I will prove myself wrong.  But what I did know, and what I do know now, is that I can convince every one of you in this room to care about the…

Pre-Prep Activities Week

26th June 2023

Nursery had a brilliant time at Bocketts Farm as part of activities week. The boys enjoyed greeting and feeding the various animals. Shell pupils enjoyed their trip Bird World, Surrey. They were excited to see the flamingos and huge pelicans. The highlight was being greeted by a green parrot that kept saying ‘hello’, resulting in…

Prep Activities Week

26th June 2023

Blessed with wonderful weather, RGS Prep pupils and staff enjoyed a week full of exciting and varied trips and workshops as part of Activities Week. Year 3 began the week with a day trip to Ufton Court, near Reading where the boys became Romans for the day, learning about battle formations, re-enacting the revolt of…

OG Reunions

16th June 2023

1993 & ’94 OG Reunion 55 OGs from ’93 & ’94 celebrated their 30-year reunion at the RGS last Saturday. It was  wonderful to welcome back so many OGs, one of which even travelled from Singapore, and 8 former teachers. A nostalgic tour round the school was followed by a drinks reception in the courtyard…

Swimming Achievements

14th June 2023

This term has seen some exceptional swimming achievements. The RGS Prep swim team swam like Olympians in the IAPs National Swimming Finals at the London Aquatics Centre. Some of the many impressive results include 5th place in the U10 medley relay and Dujun placing 1st as National champion. After qualifying for the finals,  the RGS…

Junior Mathematics Challenge

14th June 2023

At the beginning of May, Year 6 boys had the opportunity to showcase their knowledge and skills in the Junior mathematics challenge – a 60-minute, multiple choice competition which encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematics techniques to solve interesting problems.  The results are in and we are delighted to…