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Welcome to Canford

Among the top UK co-educational boarding schools for pupils aged 13-18 years

 

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WELCOME TO CANFORD

Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 19th century American poet and writer, said, "Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail."  These are sage words, but can be hard to live up to. It is all too easy to play safe and go with the flow. We have to reflect often in order to make a difference to our own lives, and to the lives of others.  I hope this website offers a flavour of the multi-dimensional nature of a Canford education but the only way to get a genuine feel is to visit.  I look forward to meeting you.

Ben Vessey - Headmaster

 

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Whole Day Enterprises 2021

Whole Day Enterprises takes place a number of times during the school year and involves pupils engaging in group challenges, outdoor activity and community action work over the course of a day, or in some cases a whole weekend. It is a fantastic opportunity to spend quality time getting involved in these activities, as well as fulfilling important aspects of Canford’s values.