Why Culford?

1. We develop the whole child

The development of the whole child is at the heart of the school’s thinking, demonstrated by the development of the pupil study programme and the scholars’ and performance pathway programmes.

Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2014

“It's a lovely school - good teaching, lots of sports and activities, safe and nurturing. It seems to have that elusive mix of academics, sport and pastoral completely spot on.” 

Culford Parental Survey 2015

2. Our teachers go the extra mile 

“In the Senior School teaching is excellent. Much teaching is characterized by imagination, flair and creativity.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2014

“Teaching is lively and challenging and teachers create an environment in which pupils enjoy learning for its own sake.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2014

“We are bowled over by the effect that Culford has had on [our son’s] confidence, demeanour and general approach to everything. We have been so impressed with the personal and encouraging approach which has allowed him to flourish…”

Parent testimonial

3. An education that is challenging, enriching and fun

“Culford is an amazing place – it encourages you to pursue your interests and dreams”

Sixth Form Leaver 2015

“We could not have been happier with our son’s progress at Culford. From day one he has been happy, supported and involved. His academic results have been excellent and we have high hopes for his continued success in the Sixth Form”.

Culford Parental Survey 2015

4. Superb facilities: Amazing opportunities

From a championship standard Indoor Tennis Centre to a newly opened state of the art £2.2million Library; from scuba diving in Tobago to bee keeping on the school’s 480 acre estate; Culford offers the facilities and opportunities of a much bigger school.

“My daughter is learning to read, write, count, play tennis, swim, play, share and dance: what more could a four year old want from school!”

Culford Parental Survey 2015

5. A caring community: excellent boarding and pastoral care

“Culford is a truly wonderful school that educates from the heart. In today's world this foundation is more meaningful than anything.”

Culford Parental Survey 2015

“The quality of pupils’ personal development throughout the school is excellent and is supported by strong pastoral care. Pupils have high levels of moral and social awareness, and a clear sense of right and wrong, demonstrating emotional maturity. They treat each other with tolerance and respect and there are excellent relationships between staff and pupils.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate Report 2014