It’s been a busy term for the Chicken Committee. The nine Hanford Hens and three cockerels – which were originally supplied by one of our girls – have grown in number producing over 12 chicks with the help of the Bursar’s incubator. The incubator was kept in the school office and every day at break, lunch and reset the Chicken Committee came to check up on their charges to see if any had hatched since their last visit. Their patience was eventually rewarded when the first one hatched in early June.
Summer Reading Challenge
This summer term Hanford has hosted a series of events to inspire the girls to keep up with their reading over the summer holidays. We were visited by the fabulous children’s author Abi Elphinstone who talked to the lower school about what inspires her writing and her latest book ‘Rumble Star’. Our lucky girls wereRead More
Cricket vs Sandroyd
U12A travelled to Sandroyd on Saturday 22nd June to play in a pairs cricket match. The sun shone (at last!) and the match went ahead. The U12A team had the privilege of playing on the Sandroyd 1st team pitch which was fabulous. Hanford batted first and managed to score some runs totalling 225. The SandroydRead More
North Dorset Tennis Champions
On Monday afternoon, the U12 and U13 tennis teams went to Leweston to play in the North Dorset Tennis tournament. After a very close round of matches in the U13 tournament where 6 teams were battling it out, Hanford and Sherborne Girls went in to the final round equal on games for and against. AnRead More
Just before the end of the first half of term is one of the highlights of the year. Hanford’s alternative to Sport’s Day is a Tetrathlon where girls compete against the clock riding, swimming and running and against a target for shooting. Despite a miserable and wet start to the summer the sun came outRead More