“At all levels, leaders are committed to developing curiosity and an appetite for learning in students.”

Ofsted 2015

“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.”

Boarders thrive within a caring and nurturing environment.

Ofsted 2016

“Music and Drama enriches and pervades our ethos, from huge productions and shows through to daily performances in assembly.”

"Cranbrook's CCF are a credit to the school and were awarded a well-deserved 'Outstanding' review at their last inspection."



"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


08 July 2016
Last Saturday (2nd July) needed a bit of juggling to bring the sports day forward a few hours to race against the weather.  Thankfully it stayed dry...
06 July 2016
During the trip to the First World War battlefields of Belgium and Northern France, all groups visited, where possible, the graves of relatives and...
04 July 2016
Cranbrook School is delighted to announce that Ellen Pickett and Alice Richardson have been honoured with a Diana Award. Ellen has been recognised...
27 June 2016
Thirty-eight year 12 students hopped on the plane to Geneva on the big Brexit polling day with much excitement. The short flight was followed up with...
16 June 2016
On Friday 10th June, around 20 of us went on ‘Operation Flip-Flop, to a small area behind the Lydd ranges.  This consisted of a climbing tower,...