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F1 in Schools Regional Final Success

In the Professional Class at Wednesday’s  F1 in Schools Regional final last week at...

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Open day for boys and girls in year 4 and 5 on the 22nd of March

Open Day  For Year 4 and 5 boys and girls and their parents. For September 2018 entry the...

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New Free Primary School

Please let us know you are interested and find out more.  Come to our coffee morning on the...

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Year 7 Celebrate 'Twelfth Night' in authentic Elizabethan style!

During Term 2 of this academic year, Year 7 studied the classic Shakespearean comedy play, ‘Twelfth...

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Primary Maths Day

On Wednesday 30th November, one hundred year 5 and 6 students from local primary schools formed 23 teams...

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VI Form students having successfully completed their employability challenge

VI Form students having successfully completed their employability challenge were interviewed by a panel...

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Year 7 Taster Days

In order to help future year 7 students and their parents make a more informed decision when selecting...

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The Crypt School jazz band competed in the prestigious National Concert Band Festival

The Crypt School jazz band competed in the prestigious National Concert Band Festival south west regional...

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The School's Open day was a resounding success

The School’s Open day was a resounding success and the busiest the School has even been. ...

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Big Band: Pete Martin workshop

The Crypt School Big Band had the fantastic opportunity to work with Mr Pete Martin, conductor of the...

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Year 12 induction is on Friday 2nd September

What a great turnout we had for Year 12 enrolment yesterday. Just a reminder that Year 12 induction is...

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GCSE Results 2016

The Crypt School has recorded a very pleasing set of GCSE results. 71% of grades were awarded either...

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A Level Results 2016

86% of A Level grades were awarded at the A*-C level this year, with over 61.6% of grades awarded to...

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Results Day 2016

Thursday 18th August – A Level Results from 8am  Results will be...

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Girls to join The Crypt School

Times are changing for one of the oldest schools in the country as The Crypt School in Gloucester seeks...

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Crypt concert tour to Rhineland, Germany 2016

At a very early 05:00 on the 3rd July, 23 students and 5 members of staff conglomerated at the bottom...

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GirlsGetSET competition

Congratulations to our GirlsGetSET team who achieved second place in the Year 12 Robot Olympics event....

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English Department wins prestigious award!

The English Department, led by Mr Sandell, have won a very prestigious educational award from The Prince’s...

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Year 8 Money Matters Day

On Friday 7th July, Year 8 students participated in a Money Matters Roadshow where they learned a variety...

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Year 12 Wellbeing Event

On Tuesday 5th July, all Year 12 students participated in a Wellbeing session. This event was designed to...

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Year 12 Business Breakfast

On Monday 4th July, Year 12 students had the opportunity to network with professionals working in their...

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Certified educator of Raspberry Pi

Crypt School’s educational outreach officer, Susan Green, has recently returned from a Raspberry...

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Year 12 Isaac Physics day

On 27th June, thirteen Year 12 physics students and their teacher, Mr Boon, made their way to St Edward’s...

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Founders? Day 2016

Founders’ Day is a special day in the Crypt School calendar. This is the day on which we celebrate...

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House Competition Reward day 2016

All year, the four houses – Moore, Henley, Brown and Whitefield – have been competing...

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The BBC Micro:bits have landed!

Crypt School staff were delighted to receive their BBC micro:bits recently!  Micro:bits are...

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Sports Awards 2016

For the fourth successive year, the PE department hosted a Sports Awards evening to celebrate the achievements...

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AS Summer School 2016

Prospective Year 12 students visited The Crypt School on 30th June and 1st July for another of our successful AS...

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Key Stage 3 concert

On Wednesday, 22nd June our Key Stage 3 musicians showed off their varied talents in a concert which...

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Bailey Lane End festival 2016

The Crypt School brass group made a very successful debut at the Bailey Lane End music festival on Saturday,...

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AWE lessons

This year, our Year 7 and Year 8 students have continued to benefit from timetabled lessons which focus...

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Mock trial training

On 15th June 2016, all Year 12 students who are interested in a career in law and the legal services,...

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Crypt School at Tuffley Celebrates

On Saturday 10th June, Crypt School musicians took part in the local celebrations. ‘Tuffley...

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GirlsGetSET-WISE

GirlsGetSET is a competition run by GE Aviation, who carries out multiple competitions to involve young...

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Cotswold BMW i3 Workshop

On Wednesday, 8th June, our Engineering Department was host to the BMWi Sales Executive and the BMW i3...

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Chateau du Broutel Trip 27-30 May 2016

On Friday, 27th May, a number of Year 7 pupils set off for northern France to the Chateau du Broutel...

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ISM certificate awarded to The Crypt School

Earlier this month, our Music department was awarded a silver certificate from the ISM (Incorporated...

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South West Ski Championships

On Saturday, 21st May, ten of our skiers from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 competed in the South West Ski Championships...

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F1 Team on Points West

The Crypt School F1 team LunAR Advanced Racing featured on BBC Points West after making it through to...

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MFL Spelling Bee

On Monday 18th April 2016, two Year 7 students, Thomas Brenchley and Reuben Richards, accompanied Mr....

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Mobile Planetarium visit

To round off National Science week in March, students from all over Gloucester recently enjoyed a space...

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The School has been successful in its bid for funding from the Education Funding Agency

On the very last day of term 4, the Headmaster Mr Nick Dyer, learned that the School has been successful...

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Spring concert

Our Spring Concert took place on 16th March and was a true showcase of the range of musical talent at...

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German Exchange 2015-16

This year, students taking GCSE and A-Level German in Years 10 & 12 had the opportunity to participate...

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Sport Relief 2016

To raise money for Sport Relief this year, students took part in a 24-hour Bench Press Challenge. The...

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Sport Relief Bake Off

It was a great hour for Sport Relief on Friday 18th March this year! Five intrepid staff cooks, ably...

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Students take part in West of England Brass Band Associations contest

Four Crypt School students played with bands in the WEBBA contest in Torquay on 12-13 March and are through...

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Success in the South West for the F1 team

After many months of preparatory work, The Crypt School’s ‘F1 in Schools’...

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Doctor Faustus , RSC

Reviewer: Sanah El-Gadi I really did not know what to expect. I loved reading and studying the play,...

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Music Expo 2016

By Liam Fleet, Year 9 On 26 February, 20 members of the Gloucestershire Youth Wind Orchestra went to...

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Students join prestigious musical groups

Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra Eden Saunders from Year 10 has just been accepted into the Gloucestershire...

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Languages Day 2016

Languages day was a huge success this year! There were many different activities taking place for the students...

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Year 12 trip to France

Over the February half term, Year 12 travelled to France with Balcarras School in Cheltenham and stayed...

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Musical Futures

Year 9 students have been enjoying taking part in a band ensemble project entitled ‘Musical...

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Year 7 brass musicians

For two terms this year, fifteen Year 7 pupils have been learning how to play the trombone and euphonium...

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Working together with Renishaw to develop the next generation of engineers

Crypt-Renishaw partnership announced   We are delighted to announce that we have formed a partnership...

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Adrian Partington choir workshop

It was a huge privilege to have the eminent conductor and choir trainer, Adrian Partington come to work...

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European Union Chamber Orchestra

Year 10 student, Eden Saunders, was one of only 12 talented musicians selected from the Gloucestershire...

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Geographers investigate Gloucester Services

On Thursday 14th and Friday 15th January, Year 13 geography students had the chance...

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University Languages Day

On 14th January, a group of Year 8 language pupils visited the University of the West of England...

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Community concert, St George's Church

On 8th December, the Crypt School choir, brass band and instrumentalists gave a festive concert for the...

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Carol Service, December 2015

Over 100 students performed to a packed St Barnabus Church, Tuffley at our annual carol service on Wednesday...

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Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt visit

On Friday 11th December, a group of lucky Year 7 language pupils descended upon the Birmingham German...

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Cheltenham Town Hall concert

On 6th December, students Edi May, Olivia Franghiadi, Jess Goode, Eden Saunders and Harry Kirby all performed...

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Lab in the Lorry

Over a number of years the biology department has been working closely with Bristol University. On 10th...

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I'm a Scientist - Get Me Out of Here!

On Tuesday 10th November, 8EFW took part in ‘I’m a Scientist – Get Me Out...

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The Future is Wild project

Every autumn term, The Crypt School runs a cross-curricular project called ‘The Future is Wild’...

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2016 Geography trip to Iceland

The second Geography trip to Iceland will take place next October 2016.  22 students will have...

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New Grading & Assessment System for September 2015

As you may know, the grading system at GCSE has changed. The system has moved from grades to numerical...

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Music exam results

Congratulations to the following students: David Crowe: euphonium – Grade 8  Alistair...

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Christmas arrives at Crypt!

Christmas arrived this week with the arrival of our beautiful Christmas tree. The tree was kindly donated...

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Crypt staff and students at Gloucester Choral Society

On Saturday, 21st November  2015, Gloucester Choral Society performed Orff’s ‘Carmina...

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Rhineland Music Tour 2016

We are pleased to announce our forthcoming concert tour or Rhineland in July 2016. We will be visiting...

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Remembrance service 2015

Each year, the Crypt School remembrance service is an important focal point for the whole school community...

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War Songs Project

Article by Eden Saunders (10WBH) The War Songs project was based around creating two pieces of original...

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Year 9 trip to Köln

Early on Tuesday 20th October, a group of Year 9 students departed for a fun packed 4-day trip to Cologne,...

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Big Band Competition Underway!

The south west regional National Festival of Concert Bands provided an opportunity for our big band to compete...

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Supporting MFL teaching in local primary schools

This year, our MFL teacher and Training Manager, Mrs Bolton, has been on a mission to support language...

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Students Highly Commended by children's author

Two of our talented young writers have received a ‘Highly Commended’ certificate...

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Remembrance Day at the Cenotaph

On Sunday I had the honour and privilege of taking five students, their parents and some old Cryptians...

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November Poem of the Month winners

Congratulations to Ben Evans and Rowan Freeman (both 8EFW), winners of November’s ‘Poem...

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School Rugby Choir performance at Olympic Park, London

On Saturday 7th November, 32 members of the Crypt school choir were invited to sing, as part of a massed...

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Students impress with a spectacular autumn concert

Music rang from the Main Hall on 22nd October this year, as our students and staff delivered a stunning...

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Welcome to The Crypt Music Department!

Welcome to The Crypt Music Department! We’ve had a busy start to the year in the music department, alongside...

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Tales from The Crypt winners announced!

Tales from The Crypt winners announced! Congratulations to Oliver Ruggles (10-OS) and Ben Henry (8H-CBS)...

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Crypt's Creative Writers: get involved!

Crypt’s Creative Writers: get involved!   Poem of the Month The English department...

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The Crypt School GCSE Results 2015

The Crypt School has recorded a record number of top A*-A grades in this year’s GCSE exams. ...

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The Engineering Centre has Officially Opened

"Wednesday the 8th July 2015 saw the impressive culmination of a relentless bid by The Crypt School...

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Following the success of last year's Summer School, we wish to invite you to this year?s event on Thursday the 25th and Friday the 26th June.

Following the success of last year’s Summer School, we wish to invite you to this year’s...

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2014 GCSE results

The newspapers may well have been full of the talk of “volatility” about the 2014...

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A Level results 2014

The 2014 A level results are the best that the school has achieved.  This is a tremendous testament...

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Exam Results Days

Thursday 14th August – A Level Results from 8am Results will be available for collection from...

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Schools Cup Athletics Success

On Monday 9th June our junior athletics team took part in the regional South West final in Yeovil. The...

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The Crypt School has made the decision to launch a course in happiness and well-being

The Crypt School has made the decision to launch a course in happiness and well-being for our year 7...

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Summer Open Mornings 24th & 25th June 2014

Summer Open Mornings Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th June 2014 Brief introductory talk by the Headmaster...

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£1.8 Million government bid has been awarded for new science block at the crypt school.

£1.8 Million government bid has been awarded for new science block at the crypt school.   Planning...

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The Crypt Summer School and 6th Form Induction

Following the success of last year’s Summer School, we wish to invite you to this year’s...

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Quantum Racing win a national award!

On the 15th and 16th of March the Quantum Racing team attended the National Finals of the F1 in Schools...

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Crypt School captained by George Barton triumphed in the Bromsgrove Rugby 7?s.

Crypt School captained by George Barton triumphed in the Bromsgrove Rugby 7’s. A strong tournament...

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Quantum Racing through to the nationals!

On Tuesday 28th January Quantum Racing F1 in school team competed at the regional finals at Exeter University. ...

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Kirkland Rowell

“The fifth independent survey was carried out by Kirkland Rowell in December 2013, who canvassed...

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Competitive Sport on Schools Ofsted

Ofsted visited the school in December 2013 to examine our competitive sport provision.  We are...

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Oxbridge 8

8 of our students have received offers from Oxford and Cambridge.  This is a tremendous achievement...

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2015 Admissions Information

Information for 2015 Entry is now available on the admissions page

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Crypt 29 St Peters 7

Following a pre-season match against Cokethorpe in the first week of term the 1st XV at the school took...

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The school is celebrating another very good set of A level results.

The school is celebrating another very good set of A level results.  Our three students with...

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Results Day Information

Thursday 15th August – A Level Results from 8am Results will be available for collection from...

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Crypt School is pleased to offer a "taste" of what teaching involves

Crypt School  is pleased to offer a “taste” of what teaching involves in...

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OPEN MORNING For Year 5 parents and their sons

OPEN MORNING For Year 5 parents and their sons Wednesday, 26th June, 2013 10.00 a.m. – 12.30...

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Are Robots taking over.

Computers are everywhere and control many of the products we use. During the last few months Children...

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League table success for The Crypt School

League table success for The Crypt School The Crypt School came top in the Daily Telegraph leagues table...

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Crypt School Year 7s take the Churchdown Rugby Tournament by Storm

What a day! Our first invitation of the season and we walked straight into it with a positive attitude....

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More Able Enrichment Days

For the second year running, Aspire More Able came into school and set up two enrichment days for Year...

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Eco-Schools "Free Power for Schools"

The photovoltaic panels were installed in March this year under the Eco-Schools "Free Power for...

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when the new England kit was released at my rugby club.

Prior to the rugby autumn internationals, Adam Rees, Max Pratten and I travelled to our club Drybrook...

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House Cross Country 2012

We were blessed with a very pleasant day for the house cross country this year. Due to building works...

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GCSE results were up significantly again at The Crypt.

Crypt boys celebrate another fantastic year!  GCSE results were up significantly again at The...

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A-Level and University success for Crypt School students.

78% of Crypt School Year 13 leavers obtained places at their first choice university following the publication...

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Recently year 12s were privileged to have Lord Tyler of Linkinhorne as a visiting speaker

Recently year 12s were privileged to have Lord Tyler of Linkinhorne as a visiting speaker. He came to...

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Crypt links with a local primary school.

During the first four terms of 2011-2012, members of staff from The Crypt worked with groups of more...

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applying to universities

On Tuesday 19th June the school held a well-attended information evening about applying to universities...

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Cricket fixtures cancelled

Because of predicted bad weather all cricket fixtures are cancelled on Saturday 16th June.

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Summer Open Morning for Year 5 parents

The Crypt School is holding a Summer Open Morning for Year 5 parents and their sons on Wednesday 27th...

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Founders' Day to be held at Gloucester Cathedral on the Monday the 25th of June 2012

The Crypt School was founded in 1539 in Gloucester and each year parents and carers, Old Cryptians and...

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Olympic Torch Relay

I was fortunate to be one of 8000 individulas to be nominated to carry the torch. My moment to shine...

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Sports Day 2012

Due to the imminent refurbishment off the track sports day was moved forward this year. We were blessed...

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Sports relief

On Wednesday 23rd March The Crypt School took on the challenge of Sports Relief. The challenge was laid...

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Ofsted rate school Outstanding

The Crypt School has been judged to be “outstanding” following a full Ofsted inspection...

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The Crypt School May Fair 12th May

You are invited toThe Crypt School May FairSaturday, 12th May11.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.We will...

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Ski trip arrive safe

we arrived safely here last night (about 6.30 a.m. your time!)  tired but looking forward to...

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Year 8 basketball champions

Year 8 basketball champions On Thursday 8th March The Crypt school won its first County Basketball title...

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Crypt Parents rate the school as Outstanding.

Crypt Parents rate the school as Outstanding.  Please click here to see the full survey, undertaken...

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Sportsman's Dinner

Crypt School are holding a Sportsman's dinner to raise money for their South African Rugby Tour on Friday...

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CSA Quiz Night 27th Jan

CSA Family Quiz Night Friday January 27th 7:30pm At the Crypt School, Podsmead Rd Gloucester Entrance...

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Sixth Form Deadline 27th January

The deadline for applications for our Sixth Form for September 2012 entry is Friday 27th of January ...

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U15 Rugby 2011

After a difficult couple of years as a year group the boys really came together as a team this year....

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School safety notice

During the building work, can we remind all students and other visitors to the school, that the vehicle...

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Gifted & Talented Enrichment Days

On the 23rd and 24th November Aspire More Able came into school and set up two different enrichment activities...

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Sean Jarrett - Takeover Day 2011

Takeover Day gives children and young people the chance to work with adults for the day and be involved...

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Building works starts at the Crypt School!

Building work has commenced on the main school site, with the completion date due in the first week of...

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The Crypt School Christmas Fayre

The Crypt School Christmas Fayre Friday, 2nd December, 2011   Please come along –...

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Open Day Success!

The Sixth Form Open Evening took place on Tuesday 8th November and was a tremendous success! There was...

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A-Level English Language Trip

As one of the largest libraries in the world, second to only Washington library in terms of content,...

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New Sixth Form Student Executive

New Sixth Form Student ExecutiveThe school has appointed the new School Captains and Student Executive....

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Oxbridge Success For Crypt Students

Gaining a conditional offer from any university is challenging in these times of cut backs and tuition...

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The Open University Extends Learning At The Crypt

The Open University Young Applicants In Schools Scheme (YASS) enables academically gifted students in...

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Academy Conversion & Ofsted

The Secretary of State has agreed to enter into a Funding Agreement enabling The Crypt School to convert...

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