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The Crypt School

The Crypt School is a 11-18 co-educational selective school.
It is a friendly and supportive environment in which to teach and work within. Committed to the welfare and professional development of all its staff, the School offers the opportunity to work with an outstanding group of young people, within a well-resourced school. The Crypt School values the diversity of our workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Set in over 30 acres of grounds just outside of Gloucester, the School benefits from good road links with Gloucester, Cheltenham and the surrounding region, including Bristol for example. The School employs over 120 staff, from teaching specialists to administrative roles. The Crypt School is an equal opportunities employer.

About our school experience


We would expect to provide candidates with:
- a tour of the school
- lesson observations across a range of subjects and ages
- interactions with staff to understand the role of teachers in a secondary school
- where possible, meetings with current trainees or ECTs
- a meeting with our training manager to discuss teacher training programmes.

Start and finish times
08:10 to 15:30 - Flexible

This would depend on the individual, and school can be contacted to discuss.

Dress code

Business dress, Smart casual

Teacher training

We are part of the GITEP (Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership) SCITT offering QTS with PGCE through the University of Bristol.

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement availability

This school has not yet provided their availability for offering school experience. You can still request experience with this school and they will contact you when they have availability.

School experience type
In school


Podsmead Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5AE
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Yes - on site parking provided

We have a car park for staff on site.

Disability and access details

We offer facilities and provide an inclusive environment for students, staff and school experience candidates with disability and access needs. We're happy to discuss your disability or access needs before or as part of your school experience request.

Access needs policy

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Podsmead Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL2 5AE
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

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