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
The Hanford U12 Netball Tournament this Saturday (13th October) has been CANCELLED. However, there will be an U12A match vs Clayesmore at home which will start at 2pm. If your daughter is playing in this match, you will receive an email from the sports staff.
Visit our stand at the Independent Schools Show London, Battersea Park, London, SW8 4NW Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th of November
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
28 girls set off from Hanford to St Mary’s to run in superb October sunshine. Relays are always great fun as all the age groups run at the same time and miraculously every girl knows which girl she has to tag when she arrives at the start line. The Junior B team were 3rd andRead 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