“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.”

“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 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 October 2015
Wednesday 30th September saw the whole school annual Charity Walk.  We were certainly blessed with a wonderful sunny day in order for our students to...
05 October 2015
The Y9s and some Y8 guests from Marlborough House were treated to a day trip to Paris on Thursday 1st October. The Dreampark Company toured us around...
02 October 2015
Former Cranbrook School pupil Savannah James-Bayly grew up with her parents in Foxhole Lane, Hawkhurst, though she now lives in Peckham in London.  ...
02 October 2015
WRITE A SHORT STORY AND WIN £75! This year the School’s CSPA short story competition will be judged by author Marcus Sedgwick. Marcus has written...
01 October 2015
On Thursday September 17 a group of RAF cadets travelled to RAF Wittering in Lincolnshire for a flying day.  They were extremely lucky with the...