New book

They Stand Beside Us

This book brings together the life and death stories of the 73 former pupils and staff of CRGS who were killed fighting for their country in the Second World War.


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Old Colcestrians

The Old Colcestrian Society is the official alumni organisation of Colchester Royal Grammar School, with over 1,300 members. Our objectives are to help our members to stay in touch with each other and the school through a variety of events, to support the school and to support past and present students of the school with their studies and their careers.

New: sign up or renew your subscription online

You can now join the Old Colcestrian Society through this website, and existing members can renew their subscriptions through a secure payment portal. Members can also amend their details, including contact preferences, by logging in to this site.

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Articles of Association

The society’s Articles of Association have been updated. Click here to view/download a copy (opens in a new window).