Birchall Brothers visit Old School

The Schools were pleased to welcome back Old Boys Bill and Basil Birchall for the afternoon as they paid a visit to departing Headmaster David Cook. The visit was a result of Bill attending our North American reunion dinner, where he was first introduced to David. The brothers returned at the School’s invitation to meet […]

A Leap of Faith

I left Crosby in 1991 to study Civil Engineering at Newcastle University. After graduating with my first Masters degree I joined a design consultancy in Newcastle and enjoyed a very fulfilling career with them for nearly 15 years. When the company experienced a delayed reaction to the 2007 economic crash, I was laid off in […]

BBC Young Composers Competition Success

Congratulations to Rachel Burnett who was entered and shortlisted for the Final of the BBC Young Composers Competition. This is a great achievement and Rachel should be immensely proud of her success. Although just missing out on the winning spot, the BBC Proms congratulated Rachel personally, “I’m writing to let you know that out of the […]

LOBAGS Golf Day Report 2017

The West Lancashire Golf Club   28th June 2017 The previous year’s winners, Old Lerpoolians, had the responsibility to organise this year’s event and chose to host it on the links of The West Lancashire Golf Club in Blundellsands. Old Crosbeians were able to enter two teams of five players of handicaps ranging from plus 1 […]

Triangular Golf Match Report 2017

Team from left to right – Ian Duckett, George Apel, Josh Chan, Martin Glenn, David Anderson, Peter Magill, Nick O’Brien, Geoff Freeman. Climatic conditions play a large part in achieving decent scores on the championship links of the West Lancashire Golf Club. It was with some trepidation that the players from the three schools arrived […]

School Photographs

Please note that individual school photographs will be taking place for Year 7, Year 10 and Lower Sixth on the morning of the 12th September 2017. At the end of the academic year we had a number of calls from parents asking for details of how to to order photographs that have been taken over […]

Merchant Taylors’ U15 Cricket    

Merchant Taylors’ U15 cricket team rounded off a spectacularly successful season last Sunday by becoming joint national T20 champions. Having won through to Finals Day by beating Cheadle Hulme and Sedbergh in the North of England finals in June they joined Oakham, Whitgift and Wellington College at the famous Arundel Castle ground to play off […]

Year 3 Pupils Meet Their Buddies

A new school can feel strange but soon it’s not new anymore. It’s the beginning of the next stage in life’s journey. Our Year 6 boys act as role models to the Year 3 boys, they are there to listen and help the younger boys settle happily and confidently into school life. There may be times […]