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Month: December 2023

Christmas Events

11th December 2023

The excitement is building with the Christmas holidays just around the corner. Pupils across RGS Prep have enjoyed a whole host of festive events over the last few weeks. Here is a little insight into what the boys have been up to: Pre-Prep Nativity Pre-Prep pupils told the story of the Donkey Seller by Carrie…

Black British Literature with Dr Saroukhani

8th December 2023

The English Department was delighted to welcome Dr Henghameh Saroukhani, Assistant Professor in Black British Literature at the University of Durham, to participate in a seminar with our Upper Sixth students and a symposium between our Lower Sixth students and their counterparts at Tormead School. This term, the Upper Sixth students have been studying an…

Orchestral Concert

8th December 2023

The recent Orchestral Concert at Holy Trinity Church showcased a diverse range of music, featuring both classical staples and two world premieres. The evening commenced with Ruvin Meda’s Theme for Big Band, a debut performance by the talented composer and Lower Sixth student. The RGS Big Band, conducted by Miss Wild, delivered a confident and…

Christmas Fair

8th December 2023

This year’s Christmas Fair was busier than ever, with over 40 stalls, including Business Enterprise and students from the Rikkyo School. Musical entertainment was provided by Mr Locke and the Staff Wind Band and delicious festive baguettes from the Catering Department. Over 40 students of all ages helped to set up the Fair and parent…

RGS Guildford ranks among the UK’s top schools

5th December 2023

RGS Guildford has been ranked as the number 4 independent boys’ school nationally in The Sunday Times’ Parent Power 2024 report. An eagerly awaited publication for parents considering secondary school choices for their children, these ‘Parent Power’ tables rank schools on their average performance using A Level, GCSE and IB outcomes. The RGS is consistently one of…

Reflection: Organisation

4th December 2023

Writing this on Sunday night, I found it ironic that I was reflecting on organisation today.  But here we are.  The most useful definition I found find online of Organisation was “to arrange parts by creating a structure”. During the summer, my screen time increased a lot.  An abundance of time with little things to…

No Peace on St Jude

4th December 2023

No Peace on St Jude – written and directed by Gabriel Meadowcroft This play was a strangely ethereal yet compelling tale of a tight knit community set on the fictitious remote island of St Jude (the patron saint of hopeless causes). The production was sensitively and assuredly directed by Gabriel and testament to his hard…

The CWIZZ

1st December 2023

The CWIZZ is an annual literary quiz for Years 5-8, run entirely by a group of authors. Until now it has been London-based, but when the RGS team won the coveted shield at Emanuel School last year, it was suggested that we host a brand-new Surrey CWIZZ. With the support of West Surrey Partnership, 92…

Spring Open Mornings

Join us at one of our Spring Open Mornings to learn about an independent primary education, hear from the Head and tour our facilities.

Wednesday 6 March
Wednesday 8 May