Boys' News

In our busy Cumnor House School for Boys there is always so much going on. Read some of the highlights of Boys’ school life.

You can read the latest stories here or in the weekly Newsletters.

Cumnor House Nursery Grand Opening

October 17, 2017

On Saturday 30th September 2017, Cumnor House celebrated the opening of our fantastic new Nursery in South Croydon with a family fun day.


Scholarship Record at Cumnor House Boys

July 10, 2017

It has been a year for breaking scholarship records at Cumnor House School for Boys.  Cumnor boys have received a total of 36 Scholarships and 9 Awards in their Senior School places.


‘Voice of the Parent’ wins National Award

June 6, 2017

A ‘Voice of the Parent’ programme run at Cumnor House Schools, part of the Cognita group, has won a 2017 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award.


New Headmaster for Cumnor House Boys and Nursery

June 5, 2017

Daniel Cummings joins Cumnor House School in September. He has taught in the state and independent schools sector in England as well as in Australia and has a track record of innovation and leadership.


It’s official – we’re EXCELLENT!

March 20, 2017

Cumnor House School for Boys and Treetops Nursery were inspected by the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) in February and the Headmaster of the Boys’ school, Floyd Steadman, is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the grade of “Excellent” across the board.


Chinese New Year 2017

February 7, 2017

On Tuesday 31st January, during our Pre-Prep Assembly London Yu in 2S stood in front of all the boys and spoke eloquently about Chinese New Year and how they celebrate. London showed us, on the pictures that he brought in, the dumplings (Jiao Zi) he had made on New Year’s Eve. The Chinese like […]


The Heads discuss the benefits of single-sex education

January 16, 2017

It’s not news to discover that boys and girls are wired differently.  Any parent with children of both sexes will appreciate this more than most!   There is of course scientific evidence that the two genders do develop both physically and emotionally at different speeds, they learn in different ways, and […]



October 27, 2016

CUMNOR HOUSE U11A TEAM ARE LONDON REGION WINNERS 2016-17 AND QUALIFY FOR NATIONALS! The London Schools’ tournament at Alleyn’s was enjoyed by 17 participating schools on a beautiful autumn day in South East London. Alleyn’s, Arnold House and Hornsby House emerged as the three group winners, with all three teams […]


U11 A team win the first trophy of the year!

September 13, 2016

CHS U11A – SHS 7 a-side Football Tournament Winners! On Saturday 11 September, the U11A side brought back the first trophy of the academic year in style! After progressing through the group stages the team went onto beat Hampton Prep (Quarter-Final), Dulwich Prep (Semi-Final) and eventually hosts Shrewsbury House on […]


By Royal Appointment

July 5, 2016

On Thursday 30 June, six of the Reception boys and three members of the Reception Staff were invited to the Fairfield Halls to meet some very special visitors and to talk to them about the portraits of the Queen that we had painted and that are on display in the […]