Pupils Impress at their Spring Concert

  • 10 April 2017

Culford Prep and Senior School combined to put on a feast of music in their Spring Concert at the end of term. The Senior Wind Band kicked off the evening with a dynamic performance of The Blues Brothers Revue.

Upper Sixth Pupil Secures Place at York University to Study Dance Performance

  • 06 April 2017

Natasha (Tash) Desmond (U6) has recently been given an unconditional offer from York University to study Dance Performance in September.

Sports Presentation Evening 2017

  • 06 April 2017

Culford’s Sports Presentation Evening took place at the end of term. Culford pupils were recognised for their achievements in sport so far this academic year.

Another Successful CCF Inspection Day

  • 23 March 2017

Culford School’s Combined Cadet Force held their annual Inspection Day on Friday 17 March.

Culford Drama Pupils Visit the Royal Opera House

  • 23 March 2017

Seventeen drama and dance pupils took part in a trip to The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden this week to see The Royal Ballet perform two new pieces.

Pupils Examined in the RADA Shakespeare Awards

  • 21 March 2017

Culford School took part in the prestigious RADA Shakespeare Awards for the first time this month.

Culford Pupils Impress during TED Talks Style Lectures

  • 21 March 2017

Culford Scholars recently took part in a Culford Talks lecture event. Pupils spoke to their teachers and other Scholars for between five and eight minutes on a topic of their choice. The pupils and topics are listed below:

Upper Fifth GCSE Pupils Perform ‘Ghetto’ by Joshua Sobol

  • 21 March 2017

The Upper Fifth GCSE drama pupils performed Joshua Sobol’s visceral piece ‘Ghetto’ last week to a full house in the Studio Theatre.

Culford Pupils Fundraise for Annual Malawi Trip

  • 16 March 2017

Culford Lower Sixth pupils have raised nearly £1,500 through fundraising events to go towards their annual Malawi Trip.

Culford Musician Achieves Diploma in Cello at the Age of 15.

  • 16 March 2017

Catherine Howells (L5) has been incredibly busy with her music over the past couple of months. Catherine successfully took her Diploma in Cello, and recently discovered that she had passed with a distinction.

Culford Tennis Academy Ranked First Co-Ed in the UK

  • 03 March 2017

Culford School’s Tennis Academy has been ranked as first co-educational school in Great Britatin by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) for 2016.

Culford Tennis Star Becomes Under 16 Great Britain Champion

  • 01 March 2017

Harry Wendelken (L5) has become an Under 16 Great British champion after winning the Tennis Europe Winter Cups by HEAD, alongside his team mates.

Culford Riders Through to Regional Finals

  • 22 February 2017

On Saturday 18 February, pupils Nina Dahl (F4), Jennifer Dahl (F4) and Leah Fitton (U2) competed at the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) show jumping event at the Jays.

Disney Characters Come Alive at Sixth Form Party

  • 22 February 2017

Culford Sixth Form recently enjoyed a Disney themed party in Paddy and Scott’s Café. Pupil Tatiana Ruleva (U6) reveals more…

Equestrian Photoshoot at Culford

  • 16 February 2017

Senior School pupils Katherine Cross (L6) and Rhianna Walton (U6) recently organised an equestrian photoshoot in the grounds of Culford School.

Culford Skier Wins Bronze for Team GB

  • 14 February 2017

Pupil, Tom Hudson (U5) has proved his skiing success so far in the 2017 Alpine Season, winning the U16 male Anglo-Scottish Cup, in Pila, Italy.

Culford Debate Team Continue Their Success

  • 10 February 2017

Following their success in Round 1 of the ESU School’s Mace Debating Competition in November, the Culford Debate Team headed off to King Edwards Grammar School to go head to head with Norwich School.

Tennis Star Competes in French Tournament

  • 03 February 2017

Senior pupil, Derrick Chen (F4), had a good week at a tennis tournament known as “the indoor unofficial World Championships at U14 level” in the Les Petits As tournament in Tarbes, France.

Culford Boarders Celebrate Chinese New Year

  • 03 February 2017

The clacking of chop-sticks, the crunch of prawn crackers and the contented murmurs of satisfied diners filled Ashby dining hall last week, as over 70 boarders celebrated the Chinese New Year with a takeaway.

Tennis Scholar Competes in International Tournament

  • 03 February 2017

Culford Tennis Scholar, Kylie Bilchev (F4), recently travelled to Tarbes in France to compete in the Les Petits As Mondial Lacoste 2017 Tournament. This tournament is renowned for being the most prestigious Under 14 competition in the world.

Four Culford pupils won the Badminton County Finals in Ipswich, on Friday 27 January.

Culford Badminton Players Through to Regional Championships - 03 February 2017

Pupils Swim their way to success in Suffolk County Championships

  • 02 February 2017

Three Culford Pupils have recently competed in the Suffolk County Championships. Charlie Whyte (L5), William Tozer (F4) and Niamh Perry (L5) competed in the long distance freestyle events, held at UEA SportsPark, Norwich.

Culford Scholars Welcome Suffolk Cricket Craftsman

  • 31 January 2017

Culford pupils recently welcomed Ed Garrard, from Suffolk’s only Cricket Bat Company Garrard and Flack, to demonstrate the Art and Craftsmanship involved in making a cricket bat.

U19 Regional Netball Tournament

  • 31 January 2017

On Saturday 28 January, Culford’s U19 Netball Team travelled to Stanborough School to compete in the regional netball tournament.

The Solar System Comes to Culford

  • 30 January 2017

Pupils from schools across the mid-Suffolk region came to Culford for a space and astronomy workshop, on Monday 9 January.

Culford Pupils to Compete in the Regional Cross Country Competition

  • 30 January 2017

The following Culford pupils have been selected to represent Suffolk Schools in the Regional Cross-country competition in Northampton on February 4th:

Nearly New Shop Supports Pupil’s Trip to Malawi

  • 30 January 2017

Since July 2009, a group of Culford Lower Sixth pupils and teachers have travelled to Malawi for three weeks to carry out voluntary work.

Culford Players Share Their Ambitions for the Future

  • 30 January 2017

The Bury Free Press visited Culford on January 10 to come and watch two of the School’s High Performance Tennis Scholars play.

Culford Pupils Explore the Brain

  • 20 January 2017

On Thursday 11 March, pupils from the Fifth and Sixth Form enjoyed a lecture by Dr Guy Sutton from Medical Biology Interactive, on the human brain.

Culford Pre-Prep is excited to announce the opening of its new purpose-built Nursery from September 2017.

Culford New Nursery Set to Open in September 2017 - 19 January 2017

Culford Matron turned Marathon Runner Q&A

  • 19 January 2017

We recently caught up with Cadogan House matron, Odette Tattersall, who will be running the 2017 London Marathon in aid of Combat Stress. We spoke to Odette about her bold choice to run the marathon.

Fantastic Results in Suffolk Schools Cross Country

  • 17 January 2017

Culford had some fantastic results at the Suffolk Schools Cross Country on Thursday 12 January.

Tremendous Tennis Achievement for Culford Pupil Ranking 9th in Europe

  • 16 January 2017

During the Autumn term, Kylie Bilchev (F4), travelled to Florida, USA, to take part in two of the biggest junior tennis tournaments in the world, for the Under 14 age group.

State-of-the-art Golf Studio: Coming Soon!

  • 12 January 2017

Culford School is excited to announce the opening of an on-site custom-built golf swing studio, in the Spring term.

Bury Hockey Club hosted the final round of the mixed under 10 competition at Culford Hockey Centre, in December.

Culford Pupils Help Bury Hockey Club Dominate the Suffolk Youth League - 20 December 2016

Culford Pupils Selected for the Essex U17 Girls Cricket Squad

  • 16 December 2016

Lottie Kent (L6) and Lowenna Clarke (U5) are part of Culford’s High Performance Cricket Programme and have recently been selected for the Essex’s U17 girl’s squad. Lottie reveals more below…

Sixth Form Artists Visit UCL

  • 14 December 2016

On Thursday 8 December, Sixth Form artists enjoyed an exciting and visually stimulating programme of lectures from four leading internationally recognised artists.

Culford Highland Ball 2016

  • 14 December 2016

On Saturday 10 December Culford Sixth Form pupils attended their annual Highland Ball. The committee for the event was a team of extremely helpful Sixth Formers.

Music Scholar to Star in Recital

  • 08 December 2016

On Tuesday 13 December, Music Scholar Catherine Howells (L5) will be playing her DipABRSM diploma recital in preparation for her exam at the end of term. This will be held in the Billiard Room at 1.30pm, which all are warmly invited to attend.

On Wednesday 23 and Thursday the 24 November the Charity Committee held their annual Charity Restaurant in aid of Kailash Bodhi School.

Culford Pupils Run Charity Restaurant in aid of Kailash Bodhi School - 08 December 2016

Culford Prepare Sixth Formers for Medical School

  • 08 December 2016

Culford Sixth Formers took a hands on approach this week when learning about applying for medical school.

Culford Pupils Through to Second Round of the ESU Mace Debating Competition

  • 08 December 2016

On Monday 28 November, the Culford Debate Team took part in Round 1 of the ESU Mace debating competition at County Upper School in Bury St Edmunds.

Badminton Success for Culford Pupils

  • 05 December 2016

On Saturday 26 November, Culford brothers, Harry (L3) and Charlie Wakefield (F4) travelled to Lillieshall and Ely to compete in a Badminton competition and tournament.

Inspirational Author Speaks To Pupils

  • 05 December 2016

On Friday 25 November mountaineer, film maker and author Matt Dickinson visited Culford to speak to Third and Fourth Form about his experiences in Antarctica and on Mount Everest.

Culford pupil wins Suffolk Sport Young Personality of the Year Award

  • 05 December 2016

Senior School pupil, Kylie Bilchev, won the prestigious Suffolk Sport Young Sports Personality of the Year Award at the Awards evening at Trinity Park, Ipswich on Friday 18 November.

Culford pupil wins Suffolk Sport Young Personality of the Year Award

  • 05 December 2016

Senior School pupil, Kylie Bilchev, won the prestigious Suffolk Sport Young Sports Personality of the Year Award at the Awards evening at Trinity Park, Ipswich on Friday 18 November.

Culford Pupils are LTA Regional Champions

  • 05 December 2016

On Friday 18 November, Culford’s Year 10 and 11 boys’ tennis team became South East Regional Champions, at the LTA Regional Finals.

Seminar with Internationally Acclaimed Artist

  • 05 December 2016

On Friday 11 November, Culford Scholars were invited to a seminar with an internationally acclaimed textiles artist, Michael Brennand-Wood.

Culford School to Provide Life Changing Support to Library in Malawi

  • 05 December 2016

Culford School has been successful in a bid for a literacy grant of £1,000 from Better World Books, for the library at Good News Orphanage in Malawi, which we set up in 2014.

Culford Pupils Head to Tenerife

  • 09 November 2016

During the October half term, seven Culford divers along with pupils from the Spanish Department visited Tenerife for a fun-filled trip.

Olympian & Wimbledon Star to Open Culford Sports Facilities

  • 06 September 2016

Culford School will be welcoming sporting stars Tim Henman OBE and Laura Unsworth to open its new state-of-the-art sporting facilities on Saturday 10 September.

Culford Sixth Formers Return From Charitable Malawi Trip

  • 15 August 2016

Culford Sixth Formers recently returned from their eighth visit to Malawi, working on a variety of charitable projects.

Top Ten for all Culford teams at National Tennis Finals

  • 11 July 2016

Four Culford Teams have placed in the top ten of the LTA National Tennis Championships, which took place from Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9 July in Hertfordshire.

All Four Culford Teams Reach LTA National Tennis Finals

  • 05 July 2016

Culford’s Senior Boys’ B tennis team have won the LTA National Schools Regional Final, resulting in all four Culford teams qualifying for the LTA Nationals.

Culford pupil qualifies for the British Summer National Swimming Champs

  • 22 June 2016

Culford pupil Jack Bowyer (14) has been invited to attend the British Summer Swimming Nationals in Sheffield this July.

Culford’s Opera in the Park Raises Over £1,300

  • 21 June 2016

Culford School were thrilled to welcome over 600 guests to its third outdoor Opera in the Park with London Festival Opera . Once again the evening was a sell-out with generous Opera goers donating over £1,300 to St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Culford's Senior Girls' tennis team have won the Suffolk U19 Girls Doubles Championship for the fourth consecutive year.

Culford Girls Crowned Suffolk Doubles Champions for the Fourth Year in a Row - 21 June 2016

Culford Rated One of the Top 10 Recommended Nurseries in East of England

  • 17 June 2016

Culford's Nursery has been highlighted as one of the top ten nurseries in the East of England by online listing site, Day Nurseries.

Culford Tennis Team wins LTA Regional Championships

  • 03 June 2016

Culford School's Senior Girls 2nd team have won the LTA Regional School Tennis Championships, defeating Southend High School for Girls 4-1.

Culford Senior School celebrates Speech Day

  • 02 June 2016

Rev Canon Richard Norburn MBE, President of St Nicholas Hospice Care is guest of honour at Culford Senior School Speech Day.

Arts Awards at Culford School

  • 28 April 2016

Culford School recently held its ninth annual Arts Presentation Dinner which recognises and celebrates the achievements of Upper Fifth (Year 11), Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth pupils in art, music and drama. Hosted and organised by the Lower Sixth, attendees enjoyed a wonderful meal and, after the speeches and awards, danced to a live band.

Culford Cross Country Runners Qualify for England Finals

  • 12 February 2016

Culford Prep School pupil Charlie Wakefield and Senior School pupil Oliva Allum have qualified for the English Schools cross country championships after representing Suffolk in the Anglian Schools round.

Culford Hockey Stars Picked for England Squad

  • 11 February 2016

Culford Sixth Form pupils Alex Blumfield and Lucy Holder have been selected to represent England U18 Hockey as part of the 2016 National Age Group Training Squads (NAGS).

Charity Restaurant Serves Up a Treat

  • 11 December 2015

During November 2015, Culford School pupils held their annual Charity Restaurant. Enjoying a wonderful meal in the beautiful surroundings of Culford Hall has become a seasonal tradition at the school. The students served 90 guests in all and raised £1,250.

Culford Tennis Team National Champions

  • 11 December 2015

Culford School's Year 10 Boys' team were crowned National Tennis Champions on Sunday 6 December after a fantastic performance which saw them defeat Merchiston Castle School, Lancaster School and Claires Court School.

Culford U18 Hockey Girls Storm to Victory as Eastern Champions

  • 30 November 2015

Culford School U18 Girls' Hockey squad have been crowned Eastern Region Champions after a thrilling day at Redbridge Sports Centre, London.

Culford Swimmers’ Success at the ESSA National Team Championships

  • 30 November 2015

Two teams of Culford swimmers headed to London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the ESSA 58th National Team Championships.

Books, Bodyguards and Samurais at Culford School Author Visit  

  • 23 November 2015

Culford Prep and Senior pupils were wowed by an author visit with a difference last week, when Chris Bradford, best-selling children's author of the 'Young Samurai' and 'Bodyguard' series, treated them to a live samurai sword demonstration and interactive bodyguard training mission.

Culford Tennis Teams Ace National Qualifiers

  • 23 November 2015

Both Culford's Year 10/11 teams have emerged victorious from the LTA Team Tennis Schools Regional Finals at Gosling Sports Park, Welwyn Garden City on 16 and 17 November. 

Culford School Golf Champion

  • 21 October 2015

Max Adams, 14, has been crowned Suffolk Schools U16 Golf Champion following a superb performance in a recent Inter-Schools competition on Wednesday 14 October.

Culford Library Open Mic Celebrates National Poetry Day

  • 12 October 2015

Students and teachers gathered in the glass atrium of Culford's stunning new library building for a Poetry Open Mic event on National Poetry Day on 8 October. 

Paddy and Scott's Comes to Culford

  • 09 September 2015

Paddy and Scott's opened its doors for the first time at Culford School on Tuesday 8 September, launching a modern and relaxing cafe for pupils and parents to visit.

Life-Changing Charity Trip to Malawi for Culford Sixth Formers

  • 18 August 2015

Culford Sixth Formers visited Malawi for the seventh year this summer to complete life-changing charity work.

Culford School Speech Day

  • 27 May 2015

Summer sunshine blessed Culford's annual Speech Day on Saturday 23 May. The Guest of Honour was Old Culfordian, Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Development.

Culford Pre-Prep Make a Big Splash!

  • 27 May 2015

Pupils at Culford Pre-Prep took part in their annual Swimming Gala on Friday 22nd May. The children, aged 4 to 7, took to the water at Culford Sports & Tennis Centre in front of an audience of parents and teachers.  

Culford School Speech Day

  • 27 May 2015

Summer sunshine blessed Culford's annual Speech Day on Saturday 23 May. The Guest of Honour was Old Culfordian, Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary at the Department for International Development.

Culford Pre-Prep Make a Big Splash!

  • 27 May 2015

Pupils at Culford Pre-Prep took part in their annual Swimming Gala on Friday 22nd May. The children, aged 4 to 7, took to the water at Culford Sports & Tennis Centre in front of an audience of parents and teachers.  

Culford’s Spring Walk for Charity

  • 06 May 2015

To raise money for the Meningitis Research Foundation, Culford held a Spring Walk in the glorious grounds of the school on Saturday 2 May.

Culford School launches the ‘Culford Golf Academy’

  • 01 May 2015

Culford School has launched its latest high performance sport programme, the 'Culford Golf Academy'. Culford's Golf Academy offers children aged 8-18 the opportunity to combine a first-rate education with first class golf coaching under the tutelage of PGA Professional, Lawrence Dodd. The combination of wonderful on-site facilities, first class coaching and access to local golf courses means it looks set to become East Anglia's leading schools' golf programme for players of all abilities.

Culford's Cadet Force Inspection Day

  • 15 April 2015

Culford School's Combined Cadet Force held their annual Inspection Day recently. The day began with a parade followed by a variety of activities which gave the cadets an opportunity to show all that they have achieved during their training.