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.
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 U12 team travelled to Clayesmore on a wet Saturday afternoon to play Netball in the Sports Hall. This was their first Netball match of the season and it didn’t take the girls very long to get in to their rhythm. An 8-2 lead after the first quarter gave the team an enormous boost inRead More
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