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Royal Grammar School Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne Royal Grammar School (RGS) is a leading independent day school for boys and girls aged 7 -18 years. Located on Eskdale Terrace in Jesmond, in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, the school benefits from excellent transport links with students travelling to RGS from all over the region. RGS is a thriving place, with over 1300 students, including more than 250 in the Junior School, which shares the same site as the Senior School. Our Sixth Form is one of the largest in the independent sector with more than 340 students. The school became fully co-educational in 2008 and girls make up over a third of the student population at RGS.

RGS is a special place, known and respected throughout the whole country as well as the North East. 

Workshop days and hours


  • Start Time: 8:55
  • Finish Time 12:05

Postal address

Royal Grammar School
Eskdale Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom


0191 281 5711



Though schools are primarily about people, they work better in quality buildings. Having occupied its present location since 1906, the Royal Grammar School is very fortunate to have fine core buildings, clustered round a magnificent hall. In recent years, however, the RGS has continued to invest heavily to ensure it has the finest facilities of any school in the north of England. The school is currently well into an exciting multi-million pound building programme which has already seen some exciting new developments take place and there are plenty more to come.

The school has invested heavily to ensure it has the finest IT facilities and all classrooms have interactive whiteboards and projectors. There are 13 computer suites available to students and there is wi-fi accessible across the school.

Our computer science dpeartment (Founded in 2018) is well stocked with physical computing equipment and agile devices.

Travel information

Our students travel to school from all over the region and the RGS is well located, close to the centre of Newcastle and a two minute walk from Jesmond Metro Station. 

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