An education at RGS Worcester is inclusive, challenging and academically stimulating. In the Senior School, we offer an outstanding education for boys and girls aged 11 – 18 years with an extensive range of opportunities both in their studies and in their co-curricular experience of school life. Our aim is to deliver excellence in all areas starting with high quality teaching and exceptional pastoral care. RGS Worcester, as one of the oldest schools in the country, combines a sense of history, community and place in the City of Worcester with ‘state of the art’ facilities, spacious grounds and a determination to see each child achieve their full potential. We are pleased that our pupils attain the qualifications necessary to go on to the leading universities in the UK and abroad, and are particularly proud that they develop the personal qualities of working together, respecting one another and their community and being open and friendly towards others.
About the school
While the website should give you a flavour, only a visit can give you a real sense of the welcoming atmosphere, positive relationship between pupils and staff and our purposeful approach. We strongly encourage you to come and see us, either on a formal open day or even on an ordinary school day. You will have the opportunity to speak to staff and, in particular, to meet some of our pupils who look forward to showing you their school and all that they enjoy here. Fully co-educational - 11-18 years of age - non-denominational Independent, day school 800 pupils Originally founded around 685, received Royal Charter from Elizabeth I in 1561 John Pitt is the new Headmaster from September 2014 Entry via school examination, principally at Year Seven and Sixth Form, but flexibility for other years Two Prep Schools, RGS The Grange and RGS Springfield - 2 - 11 years of age Faculty: 155 teaching staff Leavers go far and wide, including Oxbridge, Durham, UCL and all the Russell Group universities, medical schools, as well as fashion and performing arts. An increasing number look to overseas universities.
- Total Pupils: 857 (208 in Sixth Form)
- Day Fees: £4726/term
Scholarships, Bursaries & Fees
Scholarships are awarded to individual pupils to encourage excellence across a range of academic and co-curricular activities in keeping with the aims of the School.
- All 11+ and 13+ candidates will automatically be considered for Academic Scholarships but there are separate assessment processes for all other types of Scholarship, including 16+ Academic Scholarships
- All Scholarships may be supplemented by Bursary funding up to 100% remission of fees
- All external non-academic Scholarship candidates will also be required to perform satisfactorily in the relevant academic Entrance Examination
- Pupils awarded Scholarships will retain them throughout their careers at RGS Worcester subject to good performance, positive behaviour and demonstrating a commitment to the School
- All Scholars are expected to show leadership and loyalty to the School. School practices, rehearsals, events and fixtures must, therefore, be prioritised over external events or
From September 2021, the termly fees for RGS Worcester (boys and girls aged 11 – 18 years) are: £4,726
There is a 10% discount available for a third sibling, whilst all three children are at RGS Worcester, effective when the youngest child reaches Year One.
Please contact the Registrar via email or by telephone on 01905 613391.
School fees are charged in advance and are due on or before the first day of the term. Alternatively, by arrangement, fees may be paid in monthly instalments by direct debit, for which there is no additional charge.
All pupils need to sit an entrance examination to join RGS Worcester. In order to sit the entrance examination, a pupil must first be registered. A registration form is provided with our prospectus or is available to download. The registration fee is £45.00, payable with the completed registration form. The entrance examination takes place each year, on a Saturday morning during January/February. However, late applicants may be able to sit the examination throughout the year, if space is available.
Once a pupil is registered, we offer taster days so that your child may become familiar with the School. We also hold induction days throughout the academic year before entry.
Applications for Bursary funding must be made well before the assessment process begins. Please see the