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Cranford School

Cranford School

Moulsford, Wallingford, OX10 9HT, Oxfordshire

01491 651218



Cranford School
School type Co-educational Day Preparatory & Senior, Nursery & Sixth Form
Founded 1931
Headmaster Dr James Raymond
Date Appointed 2014
Co-ed Age Range 3-18 years
Number of pupils 575
Day fees per annum £4,000 - £7,125 per term
Associations GSA, IAPS, ISC

Regarded as one of the UK's leading small independent co-educational schools, Cranford is renowned for its strong focus on pastoral care and consistently attaining high academic results. As an established fully co-educational school, pupils thrive where the attention to each pupil and their teaching and learning needs is second to none. Academic attainment at Cranford is outstanding, GCSE results typically see over 60% of all grades achieved at 9-7 (A*-A). The school consistently achieves a value-added score of +1.3 showing that pupils at Cranford can expect to achieve over a grade higher per subject than they would elsewhere.

With unbeatable pastoral care and superb facilities for sport and the performing arts, Cranford's pupils enjoy educational excellence. Regarded among families as one of Oxfordshire's best kept little secrets, the school rated "Excellent" in all areas by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, is a warmly welcoming, independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-18.

"Cranford enjoys a strong reputation for both teaching excellence and for maintaining a focus on each individual pupil's progress that ensures everyone achieves their full potential. An atmosphere of academic endeavour is at the heart of school life, but a Cranford education offers much more than simple academic success. Ensuring each child feels safe and supported is key to building their growing confidence in their own abilities. Visitors to our school comment on the happy atmosphere, while our students describe Cranford as a family community where everyone knows and supports each other. Our aim is to ignite every individual's curiosity and interest and I am delighted to say that the scope of our students’ accomplishments is exceptional." - Headmaster Dr James Raymond.

The excellent quality of education on offer for each and every Cranford pupil is a hallmark, where academic pursuits are supported by an opportunity rich extra-curricular programme. Beyond the classroom, with over a hundred different engaging, fun and inclusive clubs on offer, these opportunities offer pupils ways to expand learning, build confidence and explore their sense of curiosity. To discover first-hand what a Cranford education can offer your child, open events and personal tours are available throughout the year. Welcome.