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Sports Academy

This Easter and Summer, Canford will once again be running its popular sports courses.

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  • Sport
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ARTiculation 2019

We wish the very best of luck to Canford Upper Sixth pupil, Loveday Pride who is presenting on the subject ‘Is the concept of Trophies in Art still important and relevant today?’

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Gap Year Fair 2019

Over 50 pupils from both Canford and other local schools explore the exciting options open to them on a Gap Year at an event in Long Gallery on Thursday 7th February.

  • Careers
  • Sixth Form
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Business advice

Sixth Formers at Canford are studying the travel and leisure industry and recently enjoyed meeting several experts from two ends of the business spectrum. 

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D of E Gold Awards

Four OCs who achieved their Duke of Edinburgh’s Gold last year received their awards at St James’ Palace from HRH the Earl of Wessex

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  • Community
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  • Sixth Form
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Chinese New Year

As part of Canford’s International programme, pupils joined one fifth of the world’s population in celebrating Chinese New Year in fine style over two days with a number of events aimed at offering the opportunity to develop a wider appreciation of Chinese culture. 

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Academic Enrichment

Each year we see pupils produce excellence in written skills through both internal and external essay writing. 

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  • Sixth Form
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Drama Festival 2019

This year’s House Drama Festival was another showcase of Canford pupil talent. 

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  • Drama
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  • Sixth Form
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External Speakers

As part of our Sixth Form enrichment programme, we are delighted to be welcoming to Canford once again a wide range of thought provoking external speakers this term to share their experiences.

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  • Sixth Form
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Community work

The work with the model town has involved pupils and staff helping to improve their facilities, principally the water control system and the graphical visitor interface at this popular local attraction.

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Merry Christmas!

As we start the final week of term at Canford, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Boarding Award

Canford is delighted to announce that it has been selected as Independent Boarding School of the Year 2018. 

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Philosophy Dinner

A-level Philosophy and Theology pupils attended the black tie event to hear Rev. Jervis’ insightful talk on epistemology, entitled ‘Sense, Common-sense, Nonsense and Making Sense’. 

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Medics Interviews

12 Upper Sixth pupils applying for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Dentistry attended a practice Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) session in John o’ Gaunts. 

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Visit to RNLI, Poole

A group of Upper Sixth Canfordians from the Engineering Society visited the RNLI in Poole. 

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  • Sixth Form
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TES Awards

Canford is delighted to have been shortlisted for two national awards relating to its community action work at home and abroad. 

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London Pre-U Art

Canford Upper Sixth Artists thrilled to exhibit Pre-U work in London.

  • Art
  • Co Curricular
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  • Sixth Form
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Canford Remembers

On Sunday 11th November 2018, the Canford Community joined with millions throughout the country to honour those who gave their lives in the defence of freedom during times of conflict.

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Battlefields Trip

47 Fifth Year pupils and five staff marked the centenary of the end of the First World War by visiting battlefields in Belgium and France

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Awards shortlist

Canford shortlisted in two categories in the Independent School Parent magazine’s inaugural Independent Schools of the Year 2018 awards.

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Enterprises 2018

A varied, challenging and rewarding Whole Day Enterprises for Canfordians involving many members of the wider community. 

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Library News

The library has been a busy place during the first half of term with involvement in a number of national events. 

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Dr Spencer Jones

Leading military historian Dr Spencer Jones spent three days in the school as Historian-in-Residence

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Telling Stories

Canford’s talented pupil artists are holding an exhibition of their Pre-U work at a London gallery.

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  • public
  • Sixth Form
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IOW Northam Trip

One of the highlights of the year is an activity weekend. One pupil wrote about his experience of the recent Northam Isle of Wight trip

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  • Community
  • Trips
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England Hockey

Three Canford pupils are celebrating selection for the England Hockey National Age Group Squads (NAGS) 

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A Levels 2018

Consistent academic excellence at Canford brings another year of high academic achievement at A Level 

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