Why Culford Senior?

Culford Senior School aims to deliver an education which is challenging, enriching and fun. Our focus is on developing fulfilled and well-rounded individuals with a passion for learning. Students develop their confidence and leadership skills while exploring and developing new talents and passions.

Learning for Life: Imagination, Flair & Creativity

Experienced, passionate and highly qualified teachers deliver challenging work and support pupils to ensure that each reaches their potential and achieves academic success.  Discover the curriculum here.

“A recent ISI report rated Senior School teaching as ‘Excellent’ with inspectors commenting that much is characterised by imagination, flair and creativity”.

ISI Report Nov 2014

Superb Facilities: Fantastic Opportunities

Superb facilities include a landmark £2.2million library, dedicated music school, professional Studio Theatre and modern Science Centre, as well the Culford Sports Centre which boasts a championship-standard four court Indoor Tennis Centre alongside a 25m heated indoor pool, sports hall, strength and conditioning suite, squash court and gym.

High Performance Sports Programmes

The sporting ethos at Culford places the individual pupil at the centre of the decision making. The opportunities we provide reflect our aim to meet each pupil’s aspirations and ambitions to enable them to meet their sporting goals. All have access to excellent facilities and specialist sports coaches.

Talented sporting boys and girls can apply for sports scholarships, as well as scholarship programmes in rugby, hockey and cricket. Read more about scholarships here.

Culford also uniquely offers high performance pathways in tennis, swimming and golf for exceptional candidates. Read more here.

Boarding Life, Part Boarding & Extended Day options

There is a vibrant boarding culture at Culford, with over 50% of pupils boarding at the Senior School. Each pupil, whether day or boarding, belong to one of four Houses where they enjoy the care of a Housemaster or Housemistress, as well as a personal tutor.

Easy Access

Culford offers several daily bus routes in the Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, Sudbury, Stowmarket and Ipswich area, as well two express direct shuttle services from Cambridge and Norwich.

Visit Us

Our website and prospectus will give you a flavour of what Culford has to offer but it is no substitute for coming to visit us. You are warmly invited to visit at a time convenient to you, to meet the Head and other members of staff and to enjoy a comprehensive tour. We also hold Open Mornings every term and taster sessions may also be arranged.

We hope you will choose to visit Culford Senior School soon; you will receive a very warm welcome. Please contact our Admissions team on 01284 385310, email admissions@culford.co.uk or fill in our online form.