As we celebrate 150 years of Cranleigh education, we reflect on the School’s extraordinary history as well as our current successes and exciting future. Within the pages of this special sesquicentennial site you will find a timeline of key events and development, a history of the School in 150 objects and a closer look at some of the most notable Old Cranleighans. Together they present a unique overview of our history to date.
The slowly growing group of boys settled into a daily routine which had them get up at 6.30am and have a lesson before breakfast. There was a considerable amount of free time and they were encouraged to explore the local countryside, although the Village itself was strictly out of bounds. With the only lighting coming from oil lamps and candles, the evenings were gloomy, boys working or reading at desks from the light of a single candle.