Teaching at Hanford covers so much more than the National Curriculum.
Hanford is, in the words of parents, a ‘gem’. Nestling at the foot of Hambledon Hill in Dorset, it is a place where children are free to enjoy their childhood, can begin to develop lifelong passions and interests and are prepared for life at senior school and beyond.
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Hanford may be a school but it feels more like a home to the 100 or so girls who live and work in its buildings
Hanford is a busy school with lots going on throughout the term including sporting events, plays, trips, visits, festivals and much more.
To find out more about what makes Hanford, an all girls independent boarding prep school, so special join our next Open Morning on Saturday 9th March
Hanford girls make dens, climb trees and, in the summer, ride before breakfast. They make their own clothes and develop as free spirits. They learn resilience, confidence and a sense of adventure and they develop friendships which will last a lifetime…
“But the thing that’s especially made the school brilliantly different is the spirit in which it’s done things, with idealism, creativity and joy, wholly unselfconsciousnessly.”
– Good Schools Guide 2017
This year’s Vth Form French trip took in two Christmas markets at both Lille and Bruges and two countries. This provided ample opportunity for the girls to practice their French, pick up a few presents and explore the local culture. On the first day, they visited the Lille where they were able to enjoy aRead More
On Tuesday the 4th of December the Chapel Choir and The Folk Group travelled to London to take part in the Steps 2 Recover Christmas Carol Service. This Charity Service was attended by some well known names from the world of entertainment – Lulu, Rupert Everett, Larry Lamb, Amelia Fox, Alistair McGowan and Ant McPartlin.Read More