25 Jun 2019
Sports Day Info - Weds 10 July 2019

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Dear Parents/Guardians
It is a pleasure to write to all parents to invite you to attend our annual Sports Day for Years 7-10 planned for Wednesday 10 July.

All boys are encouraged to represent their form in a competitive sporting environment through our Inter House Sports programme. Sports Day will consist of track and field events, for all abilities, as per the attached schedule.

School day timings

Morning registration and Periods 1-4 will run as normal, but with slightly altered timings.

Sports Day officially begins at 13:05.

Sports day timings

As per the attached timetable.

Arrival time for parents

From 13:00

Uniform for competitors

PE kit or House colours, trainers or spikes, sun protection and water bottle.

Sun protection

Please ensure that all students have adequate sun protection and water bottles. Refilling stations will be available.

Lunch arrangements

Students will have school/packed lunch as normal. Parent picnics near the cricket pavilion are very much encouraged as a part of the day.


Lunchtime clubs will be cancelled for everyone.

Contingency plan for bad weather

If Sports Day is unable to take place due to poor weather conditions, parents will be notified by 9am on 10 July via school email, school website and @RGSHWSport. In the event of cancellation, students will have a normal day of lessons.


Parking spaces will be available in the 6th Form car park on Hamilton Road. Once full, please park considerately in the residential roads surrounding the school.


Snacks, ice creams, drinks will be available to purchase along with a pop-up shop selling RGS merchandise and a Pimms & Prosecco bar.

We very much look forward to a day of exciting competition and team spirit.

Yours sincerely
D Pettifer
Director of Sport

Link: http://www.rgshw.com/page/?title=sports+day+2019&pid=214