Welcome

Situated at the heart of the Ashdown Forest in Sussex, we provide an empowering education for active and ambitious boys and girls.

The Cumnor House Sussex motto – ‘Aim High, Be Kind and Dare to be Different’ – sits at the heart of our School and, combined with a teaching environment and facilities that demand excellence and an unrivalled breadth of offer, is what makes Cumnor unique.

Our Ethos

Life at Cumnor

Cumnor Leaver’s Video

10 Questions with Fergus Llewellyn

Orchestra

Y5/6 String Ensemble

Year 6 Singing

Year 7/8 Choir

Q&A with Jacqui Freeman, Head of Pre Prep

Y7/8 Wind Band

Year 5/6 Singing

Q&A with Bruno Shovelton, Deputy Head Academic

The iSpace Story

Highlights

Awards

1st
Voted ‘Best for Innovation’ by The Week

Destination Schools

46
Leavers from year 8 moved on to 17 different senior schools

Academic Scholarships

20
Scholarships, 8 academic, secured by Year 8 Leavers

Awards

1st
Voted 'Most idyllic setting' by The Week

Performing Arts

88%
of the Prep School learn a musical instrument

Performing Arts

9
Weekly music ensembles

Performing Arts

7
Annual drama productions

Sporting Achievements

34th
Position in top 50 Prep-Schools for cricket

Awards

3
Years in a row, Top 20 Nursery

Awards

1
Highly Commended - Best School Awards 2022 for Outstanding Pastoral Care

Recent News

This academic year, we selected three fantastic charities to support – Wolo Foundation, Time 4 Children and Dame Vera Lynn Children’s Charity. 💫We are so proud to confirm that we have collectively raised over £65,000! 💫

This will make a huge difference to our charities and the Sussex families and children they support.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us. 🌟

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