Category: RGSG Dubai

RGS Guildford ranks among the UK’s top schools

4th December 2023

RGS Guildford has been ranked as the number 4 independent boys’ school nationally in The Sunday Times’ Parent Power 2024 report. An eagerly awaited publication for parents considering secondary school choices for their children, these ‘Parent Power’ tables rank schools on their average performance using A Level, GCSE and IB outcomes. The RGS is consistently…

RGSG Dubai: Designing for sustainability, wellbeing & inclusion

31st July 2023

Since its inception RGS Guildford Dubai has been setting the standard for sustainability in education, becoming the first BREEAM-rated project and the first nearly zero energy school in the Middle East. We are proud that our school and its architecture have now been featured in the recently published book Community Schools: Designing for sustainability, wellbeing…

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,…