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Oliver! Review

14th March 2024

Jam packed with boisterous and poignant songs, mischievous urchins, loveable rogues and more than a touch of menace, the RGS production of Lionel Bart’s much-loved musical Oliver! transported audiences to the world of Oliver Twist, based on Charles Dickens’ classic novel.  The moody set vividly invoked the sense of Victorian London street life as well…

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…

Field Day 2 Activities

27th November 2023

A summary of some of the many activities students undertook on Field Day 2: Art in Context The Art in Context group had a wonderful day out in London looking at some of the most famous paintings in the world, from Titian to Van Gogh. In our period 8 lessons, we are studying oil painting…

Chris Riddell OBE visits on National Poetry Day

6th October 2023

On National Poetry Day, and we were thrilled to welcome the multi-award winning former Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell OBE to school. The boys were captivated from the moment they entered the Auditorium to find Chris already drawing imagined creatures and himself as a small boy drawing on his father’s wall. He talked about his love…

Drama Review of Antigone

17th October 2022

Inspired by the works of Katie Mitchell, the A Level devised drama performance, based on the Antigone story, proved to be a hyper-realistic feast for the senses.  Creative use of multi-media, dramatic live feed, and atmospheric, moody sound and lighting all contributed to a fully immersive experience for the appreciative audience.  The imaginative staging was…