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Waterside A

Posted on 21 February, 2017 under News, Outdoor Education

Sunday saw the start of this year’s Devizes to Westminster race squad build up to the main event at Easter. Conditions were perfect; a light, following breeze, mild temperatures and a little bit of sunshine peeping through from time to time. An early start at Great Bedwyn (about 13 miles more →

Woodyer Art Studios Opened

Posted on 16 February, 2017 under Academic, Art, News

Cranleigh’s new Woodyer Art Studios, named after Henry Woodyer, the School’s original architect, were opened by award-winning Architect and Old Cranleighan Adam Knibb. Showing Art and Culture remain at the heart of a Cranleigh education, the Studios have been updated and refurbished, providing an excellent facility for Art, including: six large more →

Cranleigh Voices Fill St George’s Chapel

Posted on 9 February, 2017 under Music, News

Yesterday Cranleigh Voices, the School’s chamber choir, under the direction of Philip Scriven, had the honour of singing Evensong in St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. This adds to an impressive list of cathedral invitations in recent years which have included St. Paul’s, Salisbury and Chichester Cathedrals. The choir were on top more →

Taylor in Top Title Team

Posted on 9 February, 2017 under Hockey, News

Taylor Seager-Green was in the Surbiton Men’s squad that won the National Indoor Super 6s title for the first time. Also in that squad was OC Jonny Gall who played a significant role in this maiden title achievement. Taylor came on in both the semi-final against Sevenoaks and the final more →

Jack Cook Strings Performance

Posted on 9 February, 2017 under Music, News

The Jack Cook Strings Performance on Friday 3rd February was the fifth and last of this year’s competition performances leading to the Helen Wareham Final on Friday 3rd March. The junior section of the competition showed particularly impressive strength and depth this year. At least half of the competitors were more →

Professor Lucie Green visits Cranleigh School

Posted on 6 February, 2017 under Academic, Lectures, News, Science

Professor Lucie Green gave an engaging and enlightening lecture entitled ’15 million degrees: A journey towards the centre of the sun’. Professor Green is Professor of Physics and a Royal Society University Research Fellow based at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory, a mere 15 minutes’ drive from Cranleigh School. Showing more →

DofE Night Navigation

Posted on 6 February, 2017 under Expeditions, News

After a quick briefing and a fish and chip supper down at the OEC, the latest cohort of Gold candidates were ferried up to Blackheath last Saturday night to set off into the “Blair Witch” darkness of Hurtwood Control. The objective was to navigate round a series of electronic controls more →

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Posted on 3 February, 2017 under Music, News

On Wednesday evening, members of the Fourth Form were joined by a substantial audience in a suitably darkened school Chapel to witness a remarkable event – the projection onto a big screen of the 1923 black and white movie “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, starring Lon Cheney as the eponomous more →

London Galleries

Posted on 2 February, 2017 under Academic, Art, News

Lower Fifth artists took the whole of Tuesday out this week to visit the National Portrait and Courtauld Institute Galleries in central London. One half of our students was able to join a sketching workshop organised at the National Portrait Gallery, where a major exhibition of Picasso’s Portraits is drawing more →