Sir John Holman OG 1963

sir John Holman

Sir John studied Natural Sciences at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He became a teacher of Chemistry and creating ‘Science across the World’, a schools networking project involving hundreds of schools in Europe, Asia and America. He also piloted the ‘Technology Enhancement Programme’, which developed learning materials for schools. Sir John is Senior Adviser in Education at the Gatsby Foundation, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry at the University of York, former President of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Founding Director of the National Science Learning Centre and was National STEM Director for the English government from 2006 to 2010. He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II in 2010 for services to education.

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.