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Culford School

Culford is a co-educational day and boarding school with boarding for pupils aged 7 to 18

  • Headmaster: Mr. Julian Johnson-Munday
  • Pupils: 400 – 200 boarders; 190 girls and 210 boys
  • Boarding Fees: up to £34,470 per annum
  • A-Level curriculum in the Sixth Form

About the School

Culford is a boarding and day school for over 700 children aged 1 to 18, set in 480 acres of beautiful Suffolk parkland, with an 18th century mansion at its centre. Combining the warmth and individual attention of a small community with the wider educational opportunities of a larger school, Culford offers exceptional academic, sporting and extra-curricular facilities. The school is renowned for its outstanding pastoral care and its focus on the individual needs of each child. Everything done is informed by a firm belief that learning should be challenging, enriching and fun. Culford sees education as a transformational process that guides pupils towards academic success, clear moral values, and the development of leadership and a readiness for the world of adulthood.

High performance sports programmes in tennis, golf, football and swimming seamlessly integrate sport with academic study. Vibrant and active music, performing arts, dance and visual arts programmes allow pupils to discover and develop their artistic creativity. Culford’s Weekend Activity Programme is open to both boarding and day pupils and includes trips to London, Cambridge, the beach, amusement parks, and other fun activities.

Activities are an important part of the Culford experience and include a wide variety; here are just a few examples:

  • Biomedical Society, Living History Society, Robotics Club, Maths Competition, Psychology Society, Chess Club, Bee Club, Economics Society, Science Competition, Debating Society.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme, Outdoor Skills and Adventure, Climbing, CCF,
  • Music Theory, Wind Band, String Ensemble, Orchestra, Rock Society
  • Art Club, Digital Media and Video Production, Culford Radio, Learn to DJ
  • Archery, Basketball, Cricket, Dance, Fitness, Football, Golf Swimming, Hockey, Netball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Rugby

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Staff and Student Quotes

“Culford has a very happy and dynamic vibe; it is a great community in which to live and study.”

Mr. Dominic Ford

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