Eskdale Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4DX
10 reasons to choose RGS Junior School
RGS Junior School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 86. It is one of the best independent prep schools in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and one of the 3 best primary schools for 1 mile.
RGS Junior School is an independent prep day school for boys and girls (60%/40%) between the ages of 7 and 11 years. The school has an academically selective admissions policy. It is the junior division of Royal Grammar School, an all-through school to age 18. RGS Junior School fees are £4,639 per term (2023/24).
Average class size
RGS Junior School has three classes per year and an average class size of 23 pupils.
At the end of Year 6, most RGS Junior School pupils move up to Royal Grammar School, Newcastle. A four-year average for attainment in Year 6 SATS puts Royal Grammar School in the top 0.7% of all prep and primary schools in England. ISI Inspectors consider the academic achievement of pupils to be ‘Exceptional’.
The RGS Junior School curriculum
School curriculum is based on the National Curriculum and also includes PSHE, French. The school offers each pupil between 5 and 10 different extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs. In recent years the school has enjoyed national tournament success in chess.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers. Adventure residential trips from Year 3.
Specialist teachers for music, languages and sport throughout, and for most subjects from Year 6.
Sport at RGS Junior School
School offers over 15 different sports through the year, through both the curriculum and extra-curriculum. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in fencing, gymnastics, swimming.
The Arts at RGS Junior School
Art, music and drama are taught as discrete curricular subjects to all pupils. All pupils learn an instrument in class and half take extra-curricular instrument lessons. Three choirs, orchestra and several instrument ensembles. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Wraparound care from 7.45am to 6.00pm.
Find another school near RGS Junior School
Royal Grammar School, Newcastle (0 miles); Newcastle School for Boys (1.7 miles); Westfield School (1.9 miles).
Gosforth Junior High Academy (2.2 miles); Gosforth Academy (2.6 miles); Sacred Heart Catholic High School (2.9 miles).