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Apparently there is ‘aspiration in the water here’ or so we are told. Long-standing habits of excellence across the board mean that RGS has long been, and probably always will be, seriously over-subscribed, ‘there’s comfort in its history,’ say parents. The heavy glossy magazine that is the annual review at RGS goes bold this year – En Pointe! – complete with ballet dancers in tutus: a shocker of a headline to those who think this is still an all boys’ establishment.

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Main co-ed entry points are at ages 7, 9, 11 and sixth form. Entrance examinations consist of: 11: English, maths & VR followed by an interview. At 16 students are assessed individually.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Chemistry at an English Independent School (GCE A level)

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