Colchester Royal Grammar School

CRGS is an 11-18 state selective grammar school which admits boys from Year 7 and has a co-educational Sixth Form.

“We aim to produce the next generation of leaders for our society. With cutting-edge teaching alongside a traditional ethos, we receive many offers from the top universities across the world.”

It is one of the top-performing schools in the country, with over 100 Oxbridge offers and over 70 medical offers made in the last three years. CRGS has been the top school at A level in the government league tables for nine out of the last twelve years. In The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2019, the school came top of the regional rankings.
CRGS is also one of very few state boarding schools, with a family-style boarding house designed for 30 Sixth Form students.

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CRGS provides a rich education for its students and promotes their personal development through pastoral care, extracurricular activities and leadership opportunities. It is proud of its outstanding reputation for games, music and drama, and has its own swimming pool, fully-equipped gymnasium, multigym and extensive games fields.

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HeadMr John Russell
School TypeState
Junior Age Range11 - 18
Senior Age Range16 - 18
AcademicGCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Forces DiscountNone
Total Students1000
Youngest Boarder16
Senior Boarders30
Int'l Students15
Closest Airport 1London (Stansted) (51km)
Closest Airport 2London (Gatwick) (130km)
School AddressColchester Royal Grammar School
6 Lexden Road