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
Hanford is a busy school with lots going on throughout the term including sporting events, plays, trips, visits, festivals and much more.
Visit our stand at the Independent Schools Show in 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
The girls have been busy making crafty goodies to sell at the upcoming Advent Fair and the day before at the Hanford Arts and Craft Day there will be a final push to produce some Christmas Themed gifts. There will be stalls in hall and the library. Parents are welcome to join us to purchaseRead More
Leweston 15th of November 8 teams (5 Junior Yr 7/8 and 3 Minor Yr 5/6) took part in the Leweston Relays today and all of the girls performed to an exceptionally high standard. Well done to Ellie V who stepped in at the last minute and to Ella J and Annabel LJ who enjoyed theirRead More
The U13, U12 and U11 swimming teams travelled to St.Mary’s for a swimming match on Thursday 8th November. All the girls swam well and there were some very commendable performances. The U13 and U12 teams won their age groups and the U11 team came a very close second with final placings down to the resultRead More