King's School, Gloucester

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The King's School, Gloucester is a co-educational independent day school in Gloucester, England.wikipedia
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Archdeacon Meadow

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More buildings were bought and added to the campus and Archdeacon Meadow was upgraded.
The land is owned by The King's School.

Gloucester

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The King's School, Gloucester is a co-educational independent day school in Gloucester, England.
There are three endowed schools: The King's School, refounded by Henry VIII as part of the cathedral establishment; the school of St Mary de Crypt now known as "The Crypt School, Gloucester" since it moved to a mile from town centre to Podsmead, founded by Dame Joan Cooke in the same reign (1539), Sir Thomas Rich's School, previously known as Sir Thomas Rich's Bluecoat Hospital for Boys (1666); The High School for Girls (1883) ; and Ribston Hall High School for Girls.

Gloucester Cathedral

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It traces its heritage to a school for choirboys founded in the grounds of Gloucester Cathedral as early as the 12th century and was one of seven 'King's Schools' established, or re-endowed and renamed by King Henry VIII in 1541 after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.
The cathedral is also used during school term-time as the venue for assemblies (known as morning chapel) by The King's School, Gloucester, and for events by the Denmark Road High School, Crypt Grammar School, Sir Thomas Rich's School for boys and Ribston Hall High School.

William Laud

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In 1616 the controversial reformer William Laud was appointed Dean of Gloucester.
In September 2016, following King's School, Gloucester, Reading School named their newest students' division Laud House after him.

F. W. Harvey

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He was educated at the King's School, Gloucester, where he formed a close friendship with Ivor Gurney, and then at Rossall School.

John Stafford Smith

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He attended the Gloucester cathedral school, where he became a boy-singer.

Simon Pegg

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Pegg attended Castle Hill Primary School, Brockworth Comprehensive Secondary School, and The King's School, Gloucester.

Andy Johns

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Johns, the younger brother of engineer Glyn Johns, attended The King's School, Gloucester, England in the mid to late 1960s.

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The King's School, Gloucester is a co-educational independent day school in Gloucester, England.

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The King's School, Gloucester is a co-educational independent day school in Gloucester, England.

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It traces its heritage to a school for choirboys founded in the grounds of Gloucester Cathedral as early as the 12th century and was one of seven 'King's Schools' established, or re-endowed and renamed by King Henry VIII in 1541 after the Dissolution of the Monasteries. The current school was officially founded in 1541 as a direct consequence of the English Reformation, by a direct royal proclamation of King Henry VIII.

Dissolution of the Monasteries

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It traces its heritage to a school for choirboys founded in the grounds of Gloucester Cathedral as early as the 12th century and was one of seven 'King's Schools' established, or re-endowed and renamed by King Henry VIII in 1541 after the Dissolution of the Monasteries.

English Reformation

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The current school was officially founded in 1541 as a direct consequence of the English Reformation, by a direct royal proclamation of King Henry VIII.

Dean of Gloucester

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In 1616 the controversial reformer William Laud was appointed Dean of Gloucester.

English Civil War

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As a result, the school became a victim of the religious disputes which led to the outbreak of the Civil War by 1642.

Chapter (religion)

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In 1649, Parliament, following its victory in the Civil War, abolished Deans and Chapters.

Independent Schools Inspectorate

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In 2010, the ISI Inspection Report described the school as "a positive attitude to study and high standards of behaviour" and commended its music programme.

Chapter house

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Most public examinations are held in the Chapter House.

Mathematics

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The school is based in several buildings: The Palace, the Mathematics Centre, Little Cloister House (the oldest part of the school, containing the oldest functioning classroom in the world ), Sixth Form Centre Dulverton House, (the former residence of the Bishop of Tewkesbury), the Gym (formerly the main school building), the Art, Textiles and Design Technology department buildings, the Science block, the music school, Wardle House (the Nursery) and the Anniversary Building (Junior School).

Cloister

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The school is based in several buildings: The Palace, the Mathematics Centre, Little Cloister House (the oldest part of the school, containing the oldest functioning classroom in the world ), Sixth Form Centre Dulverton House, (the former residence of the Bishop of Tewkesbury), the Gym (formerly the main school building), the Art, Textiles and Design Technology department buildings, the Science block, the music school, Wardle House (the Nursery) and the Anniversary Building (Junior School).

Baron Dulverton

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The school is based in several buildings: The Palace, the Mathematics Centre, Little Cloister House (the oldest part of the school, containing the oldest functioning classroom in the world ), Sixth Form Centre Dulverton House, (the former residence of the Bishop of Tewkesbury), the Gym (formerly the main school building), the Art, Textiles and Design Technology department buildings, the Science block, the music school, Wardle House (the Nursery) and the Anniversary Building (Junior School).

Tewkesbury

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The school is based in several buildings: The Palace, the Mathematics Centre, Little Cloister House (the oldest part of the school, containing the oldest functioning classroom in the world ), Sixth Form Centre Dulverton House, (the former residence of the Bishop of Tewkesbury), the Gym (formerly the main school building), the Art, Textiles and Design Technology department buildings, the Science block, the music school, Wardle House (the Nursery) and the Anniversary Building (Junior School).

Gym

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The school is based in several buildings: The Palace, the Mathematics Centre, Little Cloister House (the oldest part of the school, containing the oldest functioning classroom in the world ), Sixth Form Centre Dulverton House, (the former residence of the Bishop of Tewkesbury), the Gym (formerly the main school building), the Art, Textiles and Design Technology department buildings, the Science block, the music school, Wardle House (the Nursery) and the Anniversary Building (Junior School).