Cumnor House School for Girls and Boys is a place where your child will aspire to be the best they can be. We help every child build on their strengths, to believe in themselves, to be distinctive and to challenge themselves with high expectations. Our approach empowers children to be leaders and provides an educational standard that ensures children are well prepared for their future.

Throughout 2020, Cumnor House School provided certainty, consistency and structure at a time when all were hard to come by, our Online Learning provisions ensured that pupils received continuous and uninterrupted education. We are delighted to be back in school continuing our curriculum.

Our Admissions department is open, ready to talk to you about your child’s educational future.

Our Open Mornings are live and ready for booking. Click here to reserve your place at our next event.

PERSONALISED APPROACH TO LEARNING

We believe that personal wellbeing and academic success are inextricably linked. Which is why we create such a challenging and engaging learning environment. One that stretches and supports every child in equal measure. So when they do find themselves way out in front, they have the confidence and resilience to stay there.

INSPIRED, CHALLENGED AND SUPPORTED

We encourage our children to look at themselves and the world around them in a different way. Developing the curiosity, open-mindedness and critical thinking needed to achieve above and beyond expectation. So every child believes in themselves and their ability to cope with the challenges and opportunities ahead.

CHARACTER-BUILDING ENRICHMENT

There’s a rather unique way of doing things at Cumnor House School. It’s what sets us apart from everyone else. But brings us all together. It’s what makes it possible for our pupils to be their best selves at school and beyond. We call it The Cumnor Way.

South London Location


We have four unique South London locations committed to knowing the individual at every stage of their school career.
Each location is easily accessible with excellent facilities and specialist staff.

Kindergarten & Pre-School, Purley

2 years to 4 years

Located on the Webb Estate in Purley our term time Kindergarten & Pre-School is a place where children can grow and start their learning journey.

Mrs Eloise Upfold
Head of Early Years

Kindergarten & Pre-School, South Croydon

2 years to 4 years

Overlooking spacious sports fields our caring and warming year round Kindergarten & Pre-School for girls and boys offers a superb environment for young learners to grow.

Mrs Eloise Upfold
Head of Early Years

School for Boys

4 years to 13 years

Cumnor House School for Boys is a place where your child can learn to question, to explore new opportunities and achieve great success.

Miss Emma Edwards
Head of School

School for Girls

4 years to 11 years

Located on the Webb Estate Purley, Cumnor House School for Girls is a place where children can grow, develop ideas, feel confident and be their best self.

Mrs Amanda McShane
Headmistress

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Academic
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Our pupils develop a strong academic foundation and, vitally, a genuine love of learning during their formative years of education.

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Extra
Curricular

Our extra-curricular provision sparks curiosity, compassion, courage and encourages our children to dare to be different.

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Pastoral
Care

The welfare of every child is at the heart of our ethos and we aim to support pupils in all aspects of school life at Cumnor House.

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Contact
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Our dedicated and passionate team of teachers encourage and inspire pupils in all aspects of school life.