Month: February 2024

A Visit from Professor Farah Karim-Cooper

14th February 2024

It was a privilege for the English Department to host a visit from Professor Farah Karim-Cooper. Professor Karim-Cooper is the Globe Professor of Shakespeare Studies at King’s College London, Co-Director of Education and Research at Shakespeare’s Globe, the 2023 Honorary Fellow of the British Shakespeare Association and former President of the Shakespeare Association of America….

A Visit from the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai

14th February 2024

On an incredibly rainy day in early February, we once again hosted a contingent of students and staff from the Royal Grammar School Guildford (RGSG) Dubai. Though the weather could not have been more opposite to what our guests are accustomed to in the Middle East, we had a variety of both indoor and outdoor…

Pirates of the Curry Bean

13th February 2024

Anchors away as we set sail for the annual Drama Club’s production of Pirates of the Curry Bean last week. This hilarious pirate adventure highly amused the audience who laughed throughout the play at the cringe-worthy jokes. Featuring a cast of 37 Year 5 & 6 boys – we followed the story of mother Pearl,…

RGSG Dubai Visit RGS Prep

12th February 2024

On Wednesday, we were delighted to welcomed 57 students and teachers from RGS Guildford Dubai, enhancing the ties between our schools. The day featured a diverse range of activities, starting with an insightful assembly by 6N on Dubai’s culture. Mr. Freeman-Day shared the school’s history and Year 6 buddies provided a guided tour which was…

Wellbeing Week

12th February 2024

Pupils have had a fun and busy week full of activities concentrating on promoting our wellbeing. Our focus has been happiness, friendship and kindness and the boys’ have shown this in so many different ways this week. From welcoming our RGS Dubai community on Wednesday, celebrating the success of the Pantomime and cheering each other…

Feminism & Equity Seminar

12th February 2024

On Thursday night, it was RGS Guildford’s turn to host the termly Feminism and Equity seminar in conjunction with GHS and Tormead. The panel was made up of two students from each school (Haris and Gabriel from the RGS; Dhuwaraka and Ammi from GHS; Marina and Anastazia from Tormead). The seminar was very well attended,…

Scholarship Conference: Breaking Boundaries

12th February 2024

The 2024 RGS Scholarship Conference with the theme Breaking Boundaries, took place on 6 February, welcoming students, parents, Old Guildfordians, and local school attendees to the Auditorium. The event was also recorded to be shared with our international schools in Nanjing and Dubai. Dr Anjan Dutta from the University of Surrey opened the evening with…

Musician of the Year 2024

12th February 2024

Established to highlight exceptional musicianship at RGS, Musician of the Year is now a key event in the school’s musical calendar. This year’s final, held in Big School on Wednesday 7 February, was particularly special as it marked the 25th anniversary of the prize’s endowment by former parents John and Hilary Steynor. To mark 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.