Canford School

Secondary
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Canford Magna
Wimborne
BH21 3AD
+44 (0)1202 841254
Pupils
656
Ages
13 - 18
Gender
Mixed
Type
Other independent school
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.06
Independent inspection report
99%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
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Canford is ambitious for its pupils; exam results are excellent but the school also provides all the academic, emotional and spiritual support pupils need to reach their potential. Nearly 40 scholarships are offered each year. Breadth and excellence jostle to good effect. The pleasure and enthusiasm with which Canfordians embrace community service, is one of its proudest boasts.

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News & events from Canford School

Last update: 04 April 2020

OPEN DAYS

Prospective parents and pupils generally make a number of visits to Canford before they decide to join the school. Canford holds two Open Days each year, in the Spring and Autumn, and these are an ideal opportunity for either a first visit or for those looking to make a House choice once registered.  They are also an informal opportunity to meet the Headmaster and members of staff, and to tour the school and Houses with a pupil.

Our next Open Days will be held on SATURDAY 22nd APRIL AND SATURDAY 7TH OCTOBER 2017 from 9.30am to 1:00pm which will include a presentation on life in the Sixth Form at 12 noon and short presentations on 13+ entry procedures at 10:30am and 11:15am in the Layard Theatre. 

The Headmaster will introduce these presentations with a short address.  Tours of the Boarding and Day houses will be between 9:30am and 12:30pm.  Refreshments are available throughout the morning, with lunch from 12 noon.

Parents do not need to book in advance for our Open Days, but it would be helpful to us if you were able to complete the booking form at www.canford.com/Open-Days and may also save you time on the day.  Please arrive at a time to suit you - any time from 9:30am onwards - and follow the signs to Reception, but do allow at least 2 hours to look around the school.

For more details: 

Telephone 01202 847207

Email [email protected]

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