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Great Humpty Egg Drop!

Much fun and excitement was had in FS1 during our ‘Great Humpty Egg Drop’. In preparation for this annual experiment, the FS1 children worked hard all week at home with their parents to protect their eggs. They then spent a wonderful morning showcasing their work to their fellow class mates ...read more →

Historical Inquiry

Year 4 children have been carrying out Historical Inquiry in Humanities. In groups, they have investigated the disappearance of the occupants of Cranleigh Base Camp. This involved them interpreting the scene and the evidence within it. In groups, children substantiated their findings and made a presentation to their class to convince ...read more →

Year 3 and 4 Bake-Off

The Year 3 and 4 Bake-Off this week showcased the culinary talents of our budding chefs, who rose to the challenge again this year, creating some delicious dishes that left the judges amazed!  

A win for our U14 Cricketers

As Ritchie Benaud would say ‘it was a scorcher down at The Gabba’ when Cranleigh’s U14 cricketers took on GEMS CIS in their first competitive fixture of the season. We knew this would be no easy fixture. GEMS CIS – an extremely talented and experienced side on paper – were ...read more →

Rocket Testing in Year 9

This term Year 9 pupils have been using their newfound understanding of Newton’s laws to carry out a rocket investigation. For millennia, breaking the chains of gravity has been the dream of humankind and flightless birds alike. Now, finally after testing variables such as type of nose, number of fins, ...read more →

Showcasing Moral Education for International Teachers

We were privileged to host a group of 30 international teachers at school this week and give them an introduction to how we are running our Moral Education Programme (MEP). The visit was at the request of the Crown Prince Court which is driving the UAE’s MEP curriculum initiative and ...read more →

Prep School Leadership Roles Announced

The Cranleigh Voice student council election results are in and successful candidates were announced at a special assembly yesterday. We also announced the Year 5 and 6 Playground Leaders and Year 6 Librarians, as well as Year 8 Listeners, House Captains and our Head Boy and Girl for 2017-18. Congratulations ...read more →

‘Cranleigh Voice’ Student Council Elections

Just over 570 Cranleighans from Years 3 to 8 have taken part in the school’s second student council elections to elect 34 representatives to the Junior and Senior ‘Cranleigh Voice’ Councils. A total of 170 Cranleighans put themselves forward to stand for election. They prepared posters and speeches to convince ...read more →

Exploding Dots

Global Math Week, 10th to 17th October, will see Cranleigh mathematicians in Year 3 and above join over 800,000 other students across the world when they get involved using ‘Exploding Dots’ – an innovative and fun technique that visually shows how Maths concepts work. The Maths Department will be using ...read more →

Leadership Roles for Year 5 & 6

This week has seen the launch of some new roles for Year 5 and 6 children. Interviews took place for Leaders in Years 5 and 6 as well as for Librarians in Year 6. These roles will prepare the children well for other leadership roles that will be available later ...read more →