Canford School

Canford School

Canford – Boarding School of the Year 2018

Canford is among the top independent co-educational boarding and day schools in the UK for boys and girls aged 13-18 years.

But don’t just take their word for it! The school has been recognised for numerous prestigious awards – two Tatler ‘School of the Year’ nominations, ‘Best School Setting’ and ‘Community Action work’ (The Week), ‘Among the top 10 most beautiful schools’ (The Daily Telegraph), and most recently, ‘Boarding School of the Year’ (Independent School Parent).

CanfordCanford is thriving, with 655 pupils on the roll, the highest number in its history. Known for its strong academic reputation, it was ranked among the top 5 co-educational boarding schools in the country at A Level by The Daily Telegraph and over 95% of pupils move on to university, the majority to Russell Group institutions – 102 offers to Oxbridge and over 100 places at Medical Schools in the last decade. The school complements the curriculum with an inspirational Intellectual Enrichment programme (click here for more information), including an annual Theme Week involving a range of external speakers from all walks of life.

Beyond the classroom there are over 30 different sports and activities on offer. Pupils regularly win places with the National Youth Choir, National Youth Orchestra and National Youth Theatre. There is a flourishing CCF and an accredited Gold DofE centre. Sport is played to regional and national level, most recently with individual national representation in Hockey and Rowing.

Open Days: Saturday 27th April and Saturday 5th October 2019


Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AD
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