“Cranbrook is an outstanding School which concentrates not just on academic achievement but on developing well rounded self confident students.”


“Academic expectations are high and we value our excellent record of examination success.”

“Sport is a big part of School life. Everyone has the opportunity to be involved and we play fixtures against all the top schools most Saturdays.”

"One of the Top 20 State Schools in the country... the school that really stands out is Cranbrook."


“The ethos of the boarding provision is based on openness, trust and respect that celebrates individuality and achievement.”


“Music and Drama enriches and pervades our ethos, from significant events through to performances in daily assembly.”

"The 2014 production of Oliver is truly outstanding. A cast, orchestra and crew of more than 90 Cranbrook students perform to raptuous applause."



"A very warm welcome to the Cranbrook School website, which we hope will give you an insight into the high quality of education you can expect your son or daughter to receive at this School.Cranbrook is unique in the state sector. We are very proud to be the ONLY state grammar school in the country that is 13+, co-educational and caters for both day and boarding students. We succeed in combining academic excellence with a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities, all underpinned by a deep commitment to the individual needs and enthusiasms of each pupil."Click here for


28 March 2014
One minute I was in the dingy darkness dragging myself out of the bed at 5am, the next I was soaring across the sky at extremely high altitude. The...
27 March 2014
The Yr 10 Bayeux French Exchange took place from Friday 21st March to Wednesday 26th March 2014. 27 Yr 10 students from the Collège Chartier in...
21 March 2014
On the 15th of March 2014, a team of 13 Year 9 pupils went to Maidstone Magistrate’s Court to compete in a mock trial completion.  There were many...
20 March 2014
On Wednesday 12th March, Cranbrook’s Senior Rugby Sevens squad played in the Kent U18 Sevens at Gravesend RFC. They were drawn in a very tough group...