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Virtual Canford Visit

Virtual Visits to Canford

Welcome to our Virtual Visits Hub Page. 

While we know it will not replace the full experience, please scroll down the page for links which we hope will offer you a sense of Canford life and the chance to explore our campus through film, images and links to key areas of our website.    

Our Virtual Open Day was held on Saturday 24th April 2021 with separate events for 13+ and Sixth Form entry, and each included the opportunity to hear from the Headmaster, pupils and staff about life at Canford. 

If you missed our event and would like to watch a full recording of either the 13+ or 16+ presentations, please select the event and complete the short form from the link below:Watch the recordings of our Open Day events on Saturday 24th April 2021

Welcome from the Headmaster Mr Ben Vessey


We’re delighted to be resuming our private visits from 19th April 2021. These run mornings only during term time, and include a meeting with a Day or Boarding Houseparent and, while restrictions remain in place, a tour of our facilities from the outside only.

Please contact to request a visit and find out more about availability.


Lockdown and Beyond

I have been involved, for various reasons, in phoning headteachers both of state and independent schools, and the difference in 'offer' during this period can be enormous.  Canford independent school is the best I have come across and if you want an example of what can be provided, I suggest you look at Canford.Leading educationalist to the Education Select Committee 

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Life at Senior School

From a Housemaster

Pupil Podcast - Boarding

Lessons and Learning

Pastoral Life

Health and Pastoral care

Boy Boarding Tour

Girl Boarding Tour

Day House Tour


Shell projects 

Spirit of Space 

Remote Learning

Your Future

School Trips and School Tours

Community Trip to Ghana

Community Trip to India

Rowing Training in Italy

Hockey Tour to Barcelona

Cross Country Ski Trip to Norway

Community Partnership Trips 2019

DofE Award expedition to Thailand