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The Crypt School

Here you can read about the school's admission process, exam formats, follow a link to school website and view suggested 11+ Practice Books.

About the School

The Crypt School is an outstanding co-educational grammar school which places the child at the heart of all that they do and it has a strong reputation as a caring and friendly school, a school in which all students can thrive.

Learning is at the very heart of school life, and all students are supported and inspired to achieve high academic standards. Students leave the School with outstanding exam results and progress onto university, work-place apprenticeships and employment with the resilience, knowledge and understanding that a Crypt education provides.

The pastoral care provided at The Crypt is exceptional and they have developed a caring and supportive environment where students grow in confidence, show respect for each other, as well as for their teachers and for other adults within the school community, enjoy learning, and are valued as individuals. This positive, caring ethos is the foundation for The Crypt School's students’ academic success.

The Crypt School students also develop the knowledge and understanding, as well as a set values which enables them to contribute richly to both their school and wider society. A broad and balanced curriculum is supported by a citizenship education programme allows all young people to explore their world, as well as often difficult and demanding issues in a safe and understanding environment.

The school careers programme seeks to equip all pupils with the knowledge and understanding of the world of further learning and work so they can confidently take their place in the wider world after they leave school.

Year 7 11+ Exam Content

CEM 11+version Plus Gloucestershire English (with Verbal Reasoning), Non-Verbal Reasoning, Numerical Reasoning

How to prepare for the 11+ in 

The Crypt School

Parents will often search for 11+ books relevant to The Crypt School so that they can help their child prepare  for the 11 plus test.

Practice in all aspects of 11+ Verbal Reasoning and 11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning is essential. Developing 11+ English and 11+ maths skills will give your child an advantage when sitting the actual 11+ exam.

Our 11+ Exam Book Shop will offer lots of suitable practice material.



School Type:-

Boys’ Grammar

Total Pupils:-



Year 7 Places:-

Year 7 Admission details:-

At least 5 or 6+ applicants for every place in Y7.

Exam Format

CEM 11+ for Gloucestershire. Questions on English (with Verbal Reasoning), Non-Verbal Reasoning and Numerical Reasoning.


The Crypt School, Podsmead, Gloucester GL2 5AE

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