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.
Tel: 01258 860219
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
Book a place in our next open morning from 9:30 on Saturday 6th October. If you would like to come and see all that is Hanford we would be delighted to show you around.
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
Hanford will be hosting their annual Macmillan Coffee Morning. All parents are welcome to join in on the day and sample some home made goodies, cakes, preserves and biscuits made by the Hanford girls, staff and friends. Calories eaten for charity are always the most tasty.Read More
Hanford will be holding their next Open Morning on Saturday 6th October from 9.30am onwards. There will be coffee, registration and a music and gym display as well as a tour of the school. There is ample opportunity to meet the girls, staff and current parents and to ask lots of questions over copious cups ofRead More
The LVIth spent a Sunday at Mill on The Brue in glorious sunshine. They were able to tackle a couple of challenges. Using only blue barrels, rope and two poles the girls built and then launched their own raft and in the afternoon were able race each other. The girls were asked if they wouldRead More
Friday, 14th October U9 v Clayesmore The 3rd form had a very early outing in the minibus to Clayesmore to play hockey. It was quite a challenge to get them ready in their kit, with the correct equipment and not forgetting their mouthguards but we managed! We had two teams of six an older teamRead More