“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


29 April 2016
Jack Whitehall and his father Michael gave a special performance on Tuesday night in the Queen’s Hall Theatre to launch our  ‘Turning tradition into...
29 April 2016
A group of six Year 12 students have been working since October on an engineering project in partnership with BAE Systems in Rochester. The project...
15 April 2016
Congratulations to the team of Alice Freeman, Emily Freeman, Charlotte Hilton and Tabitha Wylie for qualifying for the County Show Jumping Team...
15 April 2016
Once again the MFL department organized for a play to be performed in Spanish at Cranbrook school this term on Wednesday 14th April. The actors (both...
11 April 2016
A small but select group of 6th Formers left at the end of the spring term to join their French exchange partners for one week in the South West of...