“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


29 January 2016
On Monday 25th January Major Money, CSM Alice Richardson and Cpl Edward Morris went to the Tower of London to present a cheque to the Princess of...
29 January 2016
Cranbrook students competed against some of the top clubs in the Kent league to win through to the Regionals of the FA 5 a-side Peoples Cup. The boys...
29 January 2016
On Wednesday 27th January, 48 teams from 19 schools came to Cranbrook to compete in the Kent and Sussex round of the Oxford Union Schools' Debating...
29 January 2016
A big thank you to Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Richard Meyrick for delivering a 2 hour masterclass to our students on Wednesday 27th...
22 January 2016
The day started with a slightly delayed train journey on a shortened and therefore very cramped train, however it was over shortly and was improved...