Welcome to Sir Thomas Rich's School

Welcome to Sir Thomas Rich’s website. I hope it gives you a flavour of what life is like at Rich’s.
We work hard to create an environment where students will be happy, grow in self-confidence, thrive academically, and make the most of the many opportunities we offer.

We pride ourselves on the pursuit of excellence both inside the classroom and out, and on encouraging pupils to develop their talents and interests.

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Former Pupil Awarded Prestigious Engineering Scholarship

We’re proud to announce that James Falkiner, class of 2019, has just been awarded a prestigious Institute of Engineering and Technology Diamond Scholarship. James is studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Bristol and the award, worth £1000 a year, will allow him to allocate more of his time...

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Year 10 FameLab Finalist

Well done to Harry Walker in 10B who took part in the FameLab Academy finals, organised by the Cheltenham Science Festival, in the Pavilion last night by Zoom. This was the second part of the finals, postponed from March, and it was good to see the competition making use of technology...

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Student Leadership Team

Our new Student Leadership Team were appointed at the end of September and yesterday enjoyed their ‘gowning’ ceremony. Every year all staff and Year 13 students at Sir Thomas Rich’s are allocated 20 votes each for Observators and two for School Captains. School Captains and Observators act as role models for...

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Year 13 Biology Fieldwork

Year 13 Biologists have been busy with their fieldwork this week – periods 1 and 2 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday have been designated for exploring biodiversity around different areas of the school site using random and systematic sampling. Students will then do some statistical analysis of the results, plus they...

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"Sir Thomas Rich's aims to develop students with self-discipline and resilience, a passion for learning, enquiring and creative minds and an appreciation of our heritage. Pride in belonging to this Blue Coat school will ensure that pupils profit from the many opportunities they are offered. They will be well prepared to take responsible places in adult life."
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Sir Thomas Rich's School

We welcome visitors to Sir Thomas Rich’s School. Our opening hours are between 8.40am and 3.30pm.
Sir Thomas Rich's is located in Longlevens, on the eastern edge of Gloucester. Access from the M5 and Cheltenham is excellent as we are less than a mile from the Golden Valley by-pass. Journey time from the M5 is less than ten minutes.

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