"An ethos that
intellectual curiosity." Ofsted

"Excellent relations between staff and pupils ensure that lessons proceed in a purposeful atmosphere of mutual respect and good humour." Ofsted

"A lively programme of trips, visiting speakers and extra-curricular studies." Ofsted

"The teaching fires pupils’ enthusiasm, sets high expectations and challenges them to think and learn for themselves." Ofsted

Sixth Form is where students can develop their love of learning and their desire for personal fulfilment.

The Catholic ethos and unique character development programme runs through all aspects of school life.
Independent Education with a Catholic Ethos for Boys 11-18


Welcome to The Cedars School, independent education with a Catholic ethos for boys aged 11-18. Combining a rigorous academic curriculum with an outstanding personalised tutorial system, our rich and varied co-curricular programme ensures that boys receive an all-round education.
At the heart of the school is the idea of personal growth: helping each boy to acquire the moral, intellectual and social virtues that are so important for a happy and fulfilled life, within a framework of Catholic principles. Our aim is to work in partnership with parents to help each boy grow into the best young man that he can become.
To discuss a Cedars education for your son, please get in touch and I would be delighted to meet you and show you around our wonderful school.

Robert Teague


The Eudaimonia Programme underpins the entire Cedars curriculum. It is not just another set of lessons but rather a way of learning, studying and thinking, an approach which takes the interconnectednesss of knowledge seriously.

Click the cover to read our Eudamonia booklet.

The Cedars Advent Service

The Cedars Advent Service was held at St Mary’s RC Church in Croydon on Wednesday 5th December. See Advent Service Programme
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Rugby Plate Winners at Worth

The Cedars School Under 13 Rugby Team were crowned plate winners at the annual rugby tournament held at Worth School....
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Visit to Rome

Students went on an amazing trip to Rome this year. See the photos below and read the report in the...
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Visit to England Rugby HQ

On Wednesday 10 October Year, our 7 boys enjoyed a visit to the home of England Rugby, Twickenham Stadium. They...
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Sixth Form Open Evening – Thursday 8 November at 7pm

We look forward to welcoming you to our Sixth Form Open Evening at The Cedars School. This is a great...
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New Year 12 in Sixth Form

We were delighted to welcome a new cohort of Year 12 students on Wednesday, which brings the Sixth Form to...
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Open Days & Visits

The best way to appreciate The Cedars School is to come and visit us. Open Day is announced here and held around September / October. 

To visit at another time, please contact us to find a suitable time and date.

Entry at 11+, 13+ and Sixth Form

Robert Teague

Headmaster since 2013 and was Assistant Headteacher at Wallington County Grammar School and Head of Mathematics at Magdalen College School, Oxford.
Robert co-wrote the Cambridge Pre-U specifications in Mathematics & Further Maths and is Senior Research Associate at Thomas More Institute.

School Prospectus

Qualifications are important but education is about so much more.
Our mission is to nurture and develop the individual child so they may grow to live fulfilled and happy lives. Good character and moral integrity have a positive impact on academic performance so character education underpins our academic programme.


Character is what we make of ourselves and the unique Character Development programme at The Cedars School gives pupils the tools to fulfil their true potential and to become the best possible version of themselves.
The essence of character education at The Cedars lies in equipping pupils with the freedom to make the right choices for the right reasons. This ultimately leads to a sense of purpose and deep personal fulfilment. Lessons in character education help pupils to gain an understanding of their emotions and how they can learn to master them. Our programme fosters the development and study of virtues such as sincerity, hard work, order, cheerfulness, generosity and service to others.


  • Good teaching fires pupils’ enthusiasm, sets high expectations and challenges them to think and learn for themselves.

    Ofsted 2014
  • Excellent relations between staff and pupils ensure that lessons proceed in a purposeful atmosphere of mutual respect and good humour.

    Ofsted 2014
  • An ethos that encourages intellectual curiosity and personal freedom based on the virtues of responsibility and service.

    Ofsted 2014
  • The school’s Catholic ethos is evident in the strong spiritual life of the school and the commitment to service.

    Ofsted 2014
  • The curriculum is enriched by a lively programme of trips, visiting speakers and extra-curricular studies.

    Ofsted 2014
In Gaudio Serviamus

May We Serve Joyfully