Open Evenings - 22 September to 1 October

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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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From the Headmaster - 17 September 2020

As we are coming to the end of week three of the new term, it’s clear that our students are displaying all the characteristics of true ‘Richians’ and are immersing themselves in their studies with enthusiasm, focus and determination. My thanks to parents for the support you are continuing to provide...

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Open Evenings From Tuesday 22 September

Our next Open Evenings take place over two weeks from 22 September - a great opportunity for prospective pupils in Years 5 and 6 to tour the school and find out more about life at Sir Thomas Rich’s. Sessions start at 4.30pm and 5.30pm. For those unable to attend, we are...

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From the Headmaster - September 2020

I have often remarked that schools appear to be strange places during the long weeks of the summer holiday. While plenty happens in terms of refurbishment and preparation, they still feel unnaturally empty and far too quiet, so I am always pleased to welcome back our pupils at the start of...

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Year 13 Students Shortlisted In Prestigious Economics Essay Competition

We’re proud to announce that three of our Year 13 Economics students have been shortlisted for the prestigious John Locke Institute Essay Competition 2020 – competing against 2,740 entries from 80 countries. Robert Hicks and Haydn Balkwill submitted essays on ‘What is the socially efficient level of crime?’, and Tom Morris...

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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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General Enquiries Email: info@strs.org.uk

Telephone: 01452 338400

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Sir Thomas Rich's School
Oakleaze
Longlevens
Gloucester
GL2 0LF

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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