A second ethical system that is still very much a live option for us is one developed by Immanuel Kant. This differs from utilitarianism in various ways. The video below explains the main ideas of Kantian ethics.
The Russian Revolution is 100 years old and the Royal Academy in London has a major art exhibition looking at some of the art connected with this momentous event. It is important that all our students in the school are
Vision is one of our key values at the RGTS. Vision comes in all shapes and sizes. Benoit Mandelbrot was a remarkable mathematician whose vision meant he could imagine images and ideas others had failed to see. He is someone
JS Bell was a great philosopher of physics. He worked hard to explain what modern physics tells us about the world we live in. One of the strange things found in quantum mechanics was quantum entanglement. The videos below explain
Van Gogh is an inspiring figure for us at the Royal Greenwich Trust School for many reasons, but one of the things that is so impressive and heartening for us is that he is an incredible communicator. And
Shirley Ann Jackson (born August 5, 1946) is an American physicist, and the eighteenth president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. She has been credited with making many advances in science. She first developed an interest in science and mathematics during her
The life and legacy of John Keats, from his personal troubles to his veneration as a key figure of the Romantic movement, is something that we find inspiring here at the Royal Greenwich Trust School. As such we have named
The next person we’ve named a tutor group after is Maryam Mirzakhani who sadly died at a tragically young age earlier this year. Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian-born mathematician, was the first woman to win the coveted Fields Medal for maths.
Alan Turing is the name of another of our tutor groups. He was a mathematical genius who was crucial in the war against Hitler’s Nazis. He is a good example of why education is so important and how knowledge can