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.

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    20th September 2018

    "Nine Cumnor boys made up the majority of the thirteen player squad for the Old Whitgiftians Under 9 cricket team last summer. The Surrey divisions are always of a very high standard with teams having been established for decades. The team played 10 league games and won every match, breaking several records along the way. They won the league with games to spare but in

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    Pre-Prep 2017/18 Review

    7th August 2018

    It has been a busy and thriving year yet again in the Pre-Prep department.

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    Daniel Cummings talks to Professor Becky Allen at the Festival of Education 2018

    27th July 2018

    Daniel Cummings talks to Professor Becky Allen at the Festival of Education 2018 from CognitaSchools on Vimeo.

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    4th Best Cricket School in the Country

    22nd June 2018

    After batting first in both games, the team only managed to post low scores of 89 and 86 on a tough batting wicket. The opposition in both games managed to surpass this total comfortably during their allotted 25 overs. Well done to the team on making finals day and we are now the 4th best school in the country for the second successive year -

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    Bromley Festival 2018 (Report)

    4th April 2018

    Training Choir has been preparing two pieces for Bromley Festival for the entire term! Finally, competition day arrived on Friday 9th March.

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    Cumnor House Boys Crowned Croydon Swimming Champions

    3rd April 2018

    Cumnor House Boys School had a great night at the Croydon Schools finals. We won 5 events and had 7 second place finishes out of twelve events. We came first and second in two events, and won the top overall School trophy for the ninth consecutive year, scoring nearly double the amount of points as the second placed School. Individual winners were: William Letchford - Year 4

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    Cumnor Pupil Wins Fourth Plinth Schools Award

    28th March 2018

    Last week we received a very exciting email from the Arts Council informing us that Kanishk Srivastava of 6T had won a prize in the Fourth Plinth Schools Awards 2018.

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    House Music Competition 2018

    19th March 2018

    Congratulations to all the instrumentalists that reached the final of the House Music.

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    Cumnor House School announces stellar scholarship results for 2017-2018

    8th March 2018

    Cumnor House School are delighted to announce exceptional scholarship results for 2017-18.

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    Cumnor House Nursery Grand Opening

    17th October 2017

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

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    Scholarship Record at Cumnor House Boys

    10th July 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.

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    'Voice of the Parent' wins National Award

    6th June 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.

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    New Headmaster for Cumnor House Boys and Nursery

    5th June 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.

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    It's official - we're EXCELLENT!

    20th March 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.

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    Chinese New Year 2017

    7th February 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 [...]

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    The Heads discuss the benefits of single-sex education

    16th January 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 [...]

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    ISFA U11 LONDON REGION SEVEN-A-SIDE CHAMPIONSHIP

    27th October 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 [...]

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    U11 A team win the first trophy of the year!

    13th September 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 [...]

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    By Royal Appointment

    5th July 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 [...]

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