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The Year 7 co-educational intake make History at The Crypt School

This week, has been an historic moment for The Crypt School.  For the first time in its nearly...

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Our first year 7 co-educational cohort had their Induction Day today

Our first year 7 co-educational cohort had their Induction Day today.  We are all very excited...

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The Crypt achieves another set of impressive A Level results: 82% of grades achieved were A*-C, with 53% of grades at A*-B.

The Crypt School has achieved another set of impressive A Level results: 82% of grades achieved were...

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The School received wonderful news that it has obtained funding, of over half a million pounds, to construct a new sports pavilion

At the very end of last term, the School received wonderful news that it has obtained funding, of over...

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At least 30% of the new 2018 Year 7 entry will be girls.

The Crypt School Headmaster, Nicholas Dyer, is delighted that at least 30% of the new 2018 Year 7 entry...

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At least 30% of the new 2018 Year 7 entry will be girls.

The Crypt School Headmaster, Nicholas Dyer, is delighted that at least 30% of the new 2018 Year 7 entry...

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Teacher Taster Day At The Crypt School, THURSDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2018, 9.00AM ? 1.00pm

Teacher Taster Day At The Crypt School, THURSDAY 8th FEBRUARY 2018, 9.00AM – 1.00pm Are you...

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Head of Girls' Sport

We are delighted to announce that Ms Rebecca Cantin will join The Crypt School's PE and Sports department...

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A Level Results 2017

85% of A Level grades were awarded at the A*-C level this year, with over 63% of grades awarded to Year...

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General Election Hustings 15th May

We are hold a hustings at The Crypt School on Monday, 15th May at 6.00 p.m.  Candidates from...

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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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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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