Category: Prep News

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…

Coronation Celebration Day

12th May 2023

Ahead of King Charles’ coronation, Friday saw staff and students taking part in an array of exciting coronation-themed events. Throughout the day boys took part in coronation-inspired lessons and got patriotic temporary tattoos. A huge thank you to to the LPA for putting smiles (and Union Jacks) on so many faces! At Break time the…

Bloodhound Workshop

12th May 2023

On April 27, we were delighted to welcome Bloodhound Education to RGS Prep for an all-day workshop. The workshop began with a talk about the many exciting careers in STEM and the engineering involved in Bloodhound LSR’s racing car which seeks to break the land speed record. Year 4 pupils were challenged to design and…

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…

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…

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….

‘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…

Maths Masterclass

10th March 2023

The second lesson of the Royal Institutes mathematics masterclass took place on Tuesday after school. This week, the topic was understanding probability and game theory. A competitive match of rock, paper, scissors started the discussions before they collected and analysed the data. The group investigated how increasing or decreasing the outcomes the game would affect…

World Book Week

3rd March 2023

Our week-long celebration of the written and spoken word was packed full of exciting opportunities for the boys to develop their life-long love of learning, and reading. We welcomed author and playwright, Ian Billings, to the school where he spoke with Pre-Prep first, and then returned to speak to Prep. Ian talked to the boys…

Star Warts – The Umpire Strikes Back!

20th February 2023

RGS Prep’s Drama Club presents; ‘Star Warts – The Umpire Strikes Back!’ ‘Star Warts’, featuring a collection of galactic characters on a space adventure, is the latest RGS Prep Drama Club’s production. A hilarious parody of ‘Star Wars’, the cast includes Daft Ada and Luke Warmwater who live on Junction 51, their quiet space station….