Month: January 2024

University Offers

26th January 2024

With the UCAS application deadline about to close and offer-making in full swing, our Upper Sixth Form continue to receive significant numbers of offers for some of the most competitive courses from the leading universities in the country. To date just under 400 offers have been received including large numbers from Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Nottingham,…

‘Speed Debating’ MFL Workshop

26th January 2024

We welcomed nearly 80 students from Reed’s, St John’s, Tormead, St Cats and Menuhins School for a Sixth Form Topic related ‘speed debating’ workshop. The T floor was buzzing with activity as all discussed a wide range of provocative A Level topic in French, German and Spanish: Express divorce; the effects of the media in…

Author Visit: Karen Owen

26th January 2024

Pupils in Years 1-3 enjoyed a visit from author the Major and Mynah series, Karen Owen,  Karen shared some of her favourite books, how she came up with the ideas for her junior detective series, her creative process and signed some books at the end of the session.

Surrey Schools Cross-Country Championships

26th January 2024

On Saturday 20 January, 9 students participated in the Surrey Schools Cross-Country Championships at Reigate Priory, having qualified to represent Guildford. In the Under 13 Race, Sam came in First Place, making him Surrey Champion. He has qualified to run for English Schools in the County Championship. In the Junior Boys (Year 8 and 9),…

DT Collaboration Project with Tormead

25th January 2024

Our Design and Technology department were excited to launch a new DT collaboration project with Tormead. Mixed groups have been assigned Olympic countries to research and will, over the course of next term, work to complete various marketing and design tasks.

Pre-Prep: Fun in Boyzone

24th January 2024

There was a plethora of responsible risk taking in Boyzone this week. Shell and Nursery used tools and warm water to extract small-world animals from ice blocks. There was plenty of cheering when the ice was smashed! Year 1 and Year 2 enjoyed toasting marshmallows over the fire and had a cosy cup of hot…

Reflection: Respect

22nd January 2024

“Respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be” is a quotation from Leo Tolstoy’s novel Anna Karenina and remains central to my understanding of the concept of respect.  To illustrate why I think this rather controversial statement has merit, I would like to recount an event that occurred when I was…


15th January 2024

At the most basic level, aspiration can be summarised as the desire to achieve a goal; however, to me, it is a far more complex idea.  Aspiration to me represents the driving force behind some of the greatest achievements in human history.  It holds the power to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and allows…

Working Party: Planting Trees at Ash Meadows

5th January 2024

Shortly before the Christmas holidays, Mrs Rathmell, Mrs Stephenson, her daughter and 9 students joined Ranger Matt (from the Blackwater Valley Conservation Partnership) at Ash Meadows to plant some saplings. Despite pouring rain, they worked hard to plant an impressive 320 trees! See the types of trees planted below: English Oak 40 Bird Cherry 10…

Reflection: Kindness

3rd January 2024

At its most basic level, kindness is making a sacrifice to make someone else’s life better.  The sacrifice may be as small as giving away your last cookie or as big as donating a kidney but ultimately it is recognising that another’s gain is worthy of your loss.  And the magic of it is this….

Open Events

Our next Open Events take place as follows:

RGS Prep: Open Morning Wednesday 8 May for those considering RGS Prep for September 2024 or 2025.

RGS Senior: Small Group Tours in the Trinity Term for those currently in Year 5.


Our October Open Days will open for bookings later in the Trinity Term.
Register your details for Prep or Senior here and we will email you as soon as the dates are available to book.

We look forward to welcoming you to our school.