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Open Days

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.

Book online in advance

Book for our next Open Day on Saturday 25th April 2020

Open Day format
From 0930 Arrive at Canford, book in at the Long Gallery, refreshments and collect a pupil tour guide
Between 0930 and 1200 School and House Tours
1000 and 1100 13+ Admissions presentations, with a short introduction by the Headmaster (these presentations are exactly the same so you only need to attend one)
1145 Reception for families interested in joining the Sixth Form
1200 Sixth Form panel discussion followed by buffet lunch
1200 Lunch available for all non-Sixth Form families in the Great Hall
All morning All departments are open
All morning Interactive activities for children in departments
All morning Refreshments available
1200 Houses close
1300 Open Day ends