Culford School

Welcome to On the Air


Where listeners are invited to go beyond the classroom and discover the Culford community from a pupil perspective.

 

With thanks to Podtalk.co.uk, for their help and guidance in bringing our vision to life.

Episode 4: CCF

"It's more than just an activity, it's a whole community."

Join Senior School pupils Harriet and Elizabeth as they delve into Culford's Combined Cadet Force programme, more commonly known as the CCF.

Within the episode, our hosts talk to key staff members Colour Sergeant Roach and Captain Schofield, who tell us about their roles within the CCF and the exciting experiences of adventure training. Later in the show, pupil cadets Holly and Guy discuss the benefits of joining the CCF in Fourth Form and the values it has instilled in them, preparing them for life after Culford.

Thank you for listening to our fourth podcast episode, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we have making it. We greatly appreciate all of the support we receive, so please spread the word to friends and family about On the Air through social media.

Episode 3: Academy Sports

"Sport brings a melting pot of culture to this school."

In our third episode of On the Air, Kayode and Alicia delve into Culford's renowned Sports Academy Programmes: Golf, Tennis, Swimming and Football.

With a staggering eight guests, this episode features a variety of key staff members and pupils associated with each Academy Programme. Our coaches share their experiences of the sport before Culford life, including some of their biggest struggles and their sporting highlights. Sports pupils tell us how their involvement in Culford's Academy Programmes is helping to shape their future careers as athletes. 

Thank you for listening to our Academy Sport podcast episode, we hope you enjoyed the jam-packed show. Don't forget to share your thoughts on this week's show across our social media.

Episode 2: Boarding Life

"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members."

In this week's episode, Nabila and Phoebe talk to fellow pupils and Heads of Boarding Houses, Rosie and Josh.  Rosie tells us about her experiences as a part-time boarder, while Josh offers advice for new boarders dealing with homesickness.

Later in the show, our hosts are joined by House Matron, Eve Ladell. Eve describes the differences between working in girls' and boys' boarding houses, her past life as a DJ for Calvin Harris and the challenges overcome by the boarding community at Culford School.

Thank you for listening to our Boarding Life podcast episode. Don't forget to share your thoughts across our social media, which can be found at the bottom of this page.

Episode 1: Meet The Heads

''Live in the moment. Moments make history.''

Join Senior School pupils Elliot and Harriet as they make history with the debut of Culford School's podcast.

In this pilot episode, our hosts talk to Headmaster, Julian Johnson-Munday and Head of Pre-Prep and Prep School, Claire Bentley. Mr. Johnson-Munday tells us about his role within the school and highlights the importance of teamwork within an educational structure. Mrs. Bentley shares with us how proud she is of the resilience shown by pupils and staff throughout the pandemic and what her own school experiences were like.

Thank you for listening to our first podcast episode, we hope you enjoyed it as much as we have making it. 


 

Thank You For Listening!

 

We greatly appreciate all of the support we receive, so please share your thoughts on our podcast across our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

 

For any podcast enquiries, please email Social Media & Content Officer, Charlotte Bradbury.