“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


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,...
16 June 2016
Our Y9s and Y10s have had a real treat, as they enjoyed being entertained by the Onatti Company and their play called “Les Garçons”. The two actors...
10 June 2016
Congratulations to Olly Addis and Ben Errington (both Year 9) who have both been put through from Kent County Hockey to the next level which is the...
06 June 2016
Students, staff and parents celebrated Cranbrook’s annual Speech Day and Prizegiving in fine style this year. Rousing words by Chair of Governors,...
24 May 2016
On 16th May 2016, Charlie Barker from Cranbrook School in Cranbrook, Kent attended a once in a life time Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award...