Culford School

Welcome to Culford School

Virtual Open Morning


We find ourselves in unprecedented times and we at Culford are doing all we can to keep operating as normally as possible. In these pages you will find a selection of video messages from members of staff, photo and video galleries, along with lots of other useful information.

If you are interested in arranging an individual visit, please get in touch with our Admissions team admissions@culford.co.uk to discuss the options.

Welcome from the Headmaster

 

To make children ready for life means developing them into flexible, innovative, dynamic and resilient young adults. The first three are key values in a world in which change is the only constant; and young adults also need to learn resilience as failures and setbacks sometimes lead to our greatest successes.

 

Discover Culford

We hope this virtual open morning provides you with an insight into life at Culford and the wonderful education we are proud to offer. We would be delighted to offer prospective families the opportunity of an individual visit to Culford. 

If you are interested, please contact our Admissions team to discuss the options.


Hear From Our Staff

Watch our selection of videos for an insight into life at Culford and what you can expect.

Vic and Dom Ford
Senior School Houseparents

"...boarding allows pupils to do more things that they love"

Marcus Rackowe BA
Head of History and Outreach

"...the children shoot medieval crossbows"

Lizzi Williams MPhil
English Teacher

"...We are academically ambitious for all of our pupils"

Dave Watkin BSc
Assistant Head

“...the entire Rugby team auditioned for the school musical”

Culford Sixth Form

Attending Culford Sixth Form doesn’t just give you the chance to achieve vital academic grades; it also gives you the chance to develop the personal qualities that are arguably even more important in the long term. Sixth formers enjoy a high degree of independence and freedom. From the moment pupils join us and embark on their Freshers’ Week Adventure, it is obvious that this is not an ordinary school.

Stephen Arbuthnot MSc
Head of Sixth Form

"...Freshers' Week is my favourite part of the year"

Freshers' Week 

"...The perfect start to Culford Sixth Form"
Life in Culford Sixth Form

"...Culford Sixth Form has the perfect balance of feeling like a sixth form college while still being at Culford "

Ciaran, Head Boy

Culford Sport

The sporting provision at Culford is exceptional.

There is a superb Sports and Tennis Centre with a 25m heated swimming pool, large sports centre, strength and conditioning suite, indoor golf studio and four championship-standard indoor tennis courts.

All major sports are played alongside our Academy Sports - Tennis, Swimming and Golf. We also offer additional sporting activities such as horse riding or martial arts.

 

Why Culford?

Here is a small selection of parent and pupil testimonials about the Culford difference.

"A thriving happy school with excellent foundations
and confident leadership."
 
The Good Schools Guide

Last year, the glamorous fashion and lifestyle magazine, Tatler, included Culford as one of its six most architecturally beautiful schools. As we are unable to welcome you to our Summer Open Morning, we wanted to give you a preview of Culford's beautiful setting. With the help of our Head of Golf, Lawrence Dodd, and his trusty golf buggy we were able to make this short video. 

Next Steps...

We hope this virtual open morning has provided you with an insight into life at Culford and the wonderful education we are proud to offer. We would be delighted to offer prospective families the opportunity of an individual online visit or an on-site tour of Culford. 

If you are interested, please contact our Admissions team to discuss the options on 01284 385308 or email admissions@culford.co.uk

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I have been able to pursue my passion, win a place at the National Youth Film Academy and secure a job at a leading marketing agency. This would not have been possible without Culford's support.

Hadley, Recent Leaver
A* Art, A* Digital Media, Pass B-tec Business
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I am taught by such inspiring and energetic teachers whose passion for their subject is not only evident, but contagious!

Ophelia, Recent Leaver - Oxford University
A* Art, A* Business, A French

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Culford has influenced me in such a positive way, especially Mr Dodd. He taught me so much about the game of golf and passed on valuable knowledge I will take with me as I head to America.

Tom, Recent Leaver
Full Golf Scholarship to an American University
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Culford helped to set me up for the future by teaching me how to interact with the public and by giving me the confidence to believe in myself.

Lucy, Recent Leaver
A* Economics, A Maths, A Geography
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My teachers have supported, prepared and inspired me for my life after Culford.

Jess, Former Head Boy
A Economics, A Maths, B Geography
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Being part of the tennis academy helped me achieve my ambition to study at an American university on a full scholarship.

Kira, Recent Leaver
Full Tennis Scholarship to an American University
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Culford has shown me there is more to life than academics. It's important to balance your time and make time for your friends.

Katie, Recent Leaver
A* Biology, A* Chemistry, A* Maths, A Further Maths