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At Rochester Grammar we are very excited to have started our journey to becoming a UNICEF Rights Respecting school. The whole programme is founded upon the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. This Convention seeks to protect the rights of children no matter who they are or where they are from. We believe that our community should be one in which everyone is respected. Diversity and Equality is a priority for our school so in the process of becoming…

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In August 2021, 11 current and former students of Rochester Grammar School completed their Gold DofE Qualifying expedition on Dartmoor. The expedition lasted four days with the students walking, on average, 20 km a day. They started in Princetown and completed a circuit of the South Moor. There are no campsites on the moor so each of the 3 nights the students camped in the wild near a stream which they used for their water supply. The weather was perfect and…

  Congratulations to Ellen Jones in Sixth Form for coming 1st place (for the second year running) in the Ringing World National Youth Competition – a national bell ringing competition for young people.  Ellen volunteers at Rochester Cathedral to ring the bells for Sunday morning services.  She is also in the Kent Youth Team for Kent Young Ringers.

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Students and staff at Rochester Grammar School, are celebrating today as they receive their GCSE grades. This year, despite the challenges caused by the coronavirus, students have excelled, and the academy is rejoicing in a year of fantastic results for students. RGS saw particular success in subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Art and Religious Studies, while GCSE PE saw 100% of students achieve a grade 7 or higher. There are also some standout individual performances. These include: Kayleigh Shaw who achieved the…

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Students and staff at Rochester Grammar School are rejoicing after receiving their A-Level grades. This year, despite the challenges caused by the pandemic, students have excelled, and the academy is celebrating a year of strong results for students. Many students are now preparing to head on to the university, apprenticeship or job of their choice. RGS students showed the breadth of their talents with success in both STEM and creative subjects.  Particularly impressive were Economics and Further Maths, with these two…

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Many thanks to the Art Department for creating virtual art exhibitions for the whole school.  Please use the links to view the work of our talented students: End of Year Exhibition – Year 12 and Year 13 End of Year Exhibition – Year 11 Chalk and Charcoal Drawings – Year 10 End of Year Exhibition – Key Stage 3

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Students at our Rochester Grammar School have achieved one of the best sets of IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) results in the school’s history and will progress on to some of the world’s leading universities and education institutions this September. RGS has accomplished an average point score of 39. This is a high score compared with the international average of 33.02 and the maximum score of 45. READ MORE: All you need to know about the International…

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Congratulations to Dr Vickery and Mrs Pearson and all the students at RGS that have taken part in Duke of Edinburgh activities this year.  Thanks to their commitment and passion for the Duke of Edinburgh programme, students from RGS dedicated 1066 hours to volunteering between April 2020 and March 2021, with a social value of £4850.30. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, we are immensely proud of their dedication and effort to support students achieve their Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

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Six talented Year 7’s recently attended the finals of the Kent Athletics competition. Each student was required to compete in a track event and a field event. Many schools attended and the competition was tense throughout the day. Our students showed determination, talent and sporting etiquette in all their events. These skills resulted in a great success and an overall win of the competition by 32 points. A huge congratulations to all who attended. The PE department are eagerly anticipating the…

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Students at our Rochester Grammar School have achieved one of the best sets of IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) results in the school’s history and will progress on to some of the world’s leading universities and education institutions this September. RGS has accomplished an average point score of 39. This is a high score compared with the international average of 33.02 and the maximum score of 45. READ MORE: All you need to know about the International Baccalaureate IB students excelled,…