Crypt School Sports Pavilion

Old Cryptians and CSPTA Lunch and official opening of the new Crypt School Sports Pavilion

Wednesday, 12th June 2019

To celebrate the opening of our new Sports pavilion, we would like to invite members of the CSPTA and Old Cryptians to a lunch in the School Hall on Wednesday,12th June.

The afternoon event will include an opportunity to tour the School to view our many new facilities, to attend the official opening of the new Sports Pavilion by CSPTA Chair Tony Smith, and to enjoy a game of cricket between the School’s 1st XI and an OC and Staff XI.

Programme

  • 12 noon       Welcome
  • 12.15 pm     Tour of School with current pupils
  • 1.00 pm       Lunch in the School Hall
  • 2.00 pm       Official Opening of the pavilion by Tony Smith, Chair CSPTA
  • 2.15 pm       Cricket Match – OCs v 1st XI
  • 4.30 pm      Afternoon Tea
  • 5.30 pm       Finish

If you would like to attend this special event, please would you email Sue Wales

To mark the opening of the new Sports Pavilion, we are offering OC’s the opportunity to purchase a bench which will be placed outside the new pavilion, and which will bear the name of the donor on a special commemorative plaque.The benches will cost approx. £700 and if you would like to donate one to the School and have your name on the bench please email Sue Wales with the amount you wish to donate, your name (or the name you would like on the bench) and your (or their) years at the School. All donations will be gratefully received.

I look forward to seeing you at The Crypt School on the 12th June.

Very best wishes,

Nicholas Dyer

Headmaster

 

John Crowe (1934 – 40)

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John (CJ) Crowe.  John died on 10th May 2019, aged 95.  He was a loving husband to Connie, father to Geoffrey and Brian, father-in-law to Jane and Hilary, and grandfather to Jared and Joel. The funeral service at will be held at Tunbridge Wells Crematorium at 2.30 p.m. on Monday 3rd June. Refreshments at Wildernesse Golf Club, Sevenoaks. All enquiries to Francis Chappell & Sons. Tel: 01732 450203.

John was a high achiever in his career with ICI which built on his graduation from the London School of Economics.

John was very generous to the Crypt School in his lifetime.  He was a very loyal, long term and popular member of the Old Cryptians Club and this was recognised by Life Membership.  He attended events in Gloucester, Oxford and London until quite recently.  Old Cryptians will be welcomed on the 10th May but please contact the family via the ‘phone number above.

Founders’ Day Service and OCC Dinner

Founders’ Day – Wednesday 19 June 2019
The President and the Committee of the Old Cryptians’ Club have great pleasure in inviting you to Founders’ Day on 19 June.

Dear Old Cryptians and friends,

I am very pleased to inform you of the programme for this special day in the School’s calendar.

7.15pm The Founders’ Day Service in Gloucester Cathedral

Old Cryptians, partners and friends will be most welcome to attend the Service (in place by 7.00pm please). For seats in the Cathedral, it would be helpful if you would contact Sue Wales (Headmaster’s PA) on 01452 530291 or swales@crypt.gloucs.sch.ukI shall look forward to meeting you during the day and later at the Parliament Suite.

8.30pm The Founders’ Day Supper – The Parliament Suite of Gloucester Cathedral

This occasion is open to all Old Cryptians, their guests and friends of the Crypt School. This is an evening not to be missed, with excellent food on offer.

The Parliament Suite is a short walk from the Cathedral and, on arrival, a drinks reception will be held.

The meal will consist of a cold buffet followed by a choice of desserts and coffee. Crypt students will be on hand to assist guests as required.

The evening will include addresses from myself and from the incoming President. The Headmaster will report on progress at the Crypt School. In line with tradition, we will hold a raffle to the benefit of the Benevolent Fund and will conclude with the School Song.

The cost of the meal will be £30. Wine will be available at a nominal price and can be ordered from your table. Please complete the Reservation Form below:

Reservation Form.doc                      Reservation Form.pdf 

I shall look forward to meeting you during the day and later at the Parliament Suite.

Yours sincerely,

Jason Smith (1980 – 1983)
President

 

 

Old Cryptian’s Annual Golf Day for the Tony Beard Cup

Old Cryptians’ Annual Golf Day for the Tony Beard Cup
Wednesday 19 June
at Rodway Hill Golf Club Highnam

POSTPONED

Please contact Bob Timms for further information and interest for later in the year:
01452 722151 or robert-timms@hotmail.co.uk 

 

 

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