Category: RGSG Dubai

Professional Footballer, Beth Mead, visits RGSG Dubai

22nd May 2023

RGSG Dubai were thrilled to welcome England Professional Footballer, Beth Mead, to the school on Friday. Mead remarked she “was blown away by the reception [she] got from the kids…it felt louder than Wembley”. The pupils were extremely pleased to get the opportunity to meet such an inspirational sportswoman. The morning began with a fantastic…

John Mikel Obi visits RGSG Dubai

17th April 2023

On 27 March, John Obi Mikel, RIF Trust’s Global Brand Ambassador and former Premier League football legend, visited the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai to host a one-off football session for several Year 2 pupils on March 20. Mikel seeks to inspire children to become global leaders on and off the field and gave the…

RGSG Dubai & Nanjing visit RGS Guildford

24th March 2023

A busy week for international collaboration at RGS Guildford. We were delighted to welcome two students from RGSG Nanjing alongside their Deputy Head, and 38 students and staff from RGSG Dubai. It has been wonderful to watch the students from various RGSG schools interact in lessons and learn more about each other. The international events…

The Benefits of a House System

24th February 2023

The House System is at the core of a true British school and is intrinsic to the development of a sense of community within the school. Mr Creal, Assistant Head of Upper Key Stage Two highlights the benefits of the system and what that means for RGSGD pupils! The House System is at the core…

RGSG Dubai & RGS Guildford Joint Assembly

9th February 2023

Ahead of Dubai’s visit to RGS Guildford next month, First Form (RGS Guildford) and Year 7 (RGSG Dubai) enjoyed the first of a series of joint assemblies. The students compared the differences and similarities between their schools, described what an average day looks like and shared words that convey what the RGS means to them….

UAE Flag Day

11th November 2022

UAE Flag Day is an important national occasion celebrated on November 3 every year. It is a day for reflection, remembrance of the founders of the State and embodies feelings of unity and peace, between the people of the Emirates and those residing within the UAE. Emiratis across the UAE sing the country’s national Anthem…

Which School Advisor Dubai Interview

7th October 2022

During a visit to RGSG Dubai in September 2022, Which School Advisor spoke with Dr Jon Cox, Headmaster of RGS Guildford UK, and Mrs Clare Turnbull, Principal of RGS Guildford Dubai, to hear their thoughts on the school’s first year, and find out what the future of RGSG Dubai holds. Dr Cox and Mrs Turnbull…

Dubai visit from RGS Guildford

20th September 2022

In September, members of the RGS Guildford Leadership Team, Dr Jon Cox, Headmaster, Mrs Sarah Creedy, Chair of Governors, Mr Bob Ukiah, COO and Mr Chris Lee, International Operations, made a visit to RGSG Dubai. They received a very warm welcome from the whole of the RGSG Dubai community. The team enjoyed talking with parents,…

International Photography Competition 2022

15th September 2022

In September, students from our overseas schools took part in the annual International Photography Competition. The task was to photograph something that represents where our students live. The entries had fantastic variety, from sunflowers, to monumental buildings, to sheep! Well done to all who took part and a special congratulations to those who placed in…

Dubai Eye with Headmaster, Dr Jon Cox

9th May 2022

Dr Jon Cox, Headmaster of the RGS Guildford, spoke on the radio station, Dubai Eye, about the new Natural History GCSE being implemented from 2025 and gave his thoughts on why he thinks it is being introduced. Dr Cox believes the new Natural History GCSE will be of great interest to young people as climate…