Welcome to Hanford

Hanford is a leading preparatory boarding and day school for some 100 girls aged 7 to 13, set in 45 acres of rolling Dorset countryside. While the great majority of our children board, we have always welcomed day girls and weekly boarders who live locally.

The majority of girls come from Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire. We also have a large contingent from London and have always had a strong link with service and diplomatic families.

Hanford is a special place where excellent results are achieved, but where childhood is still magical.

 

 

Nigel Mackay, Headmaster


Latest News

2 April 2014

Scholarship News

Many congratulations to Kitty Lee ...

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27 March 2014

This Term's Music Results

Congratulations to all those who took music exams this term. Click here for the full results.

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19 March 2014

Tom's Midnight Garden

The Vth Form enjoyed a trip to the theatre ....

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6 March 2014

World Book Day

Thank you to all parents who wrote in with details of favourite childhood books. Read more about our World Book Day here.

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1 March 2014

The UVIth Go Beagling

On Saturday the UVIth went beagling with the Pimpernel Beagles at Cranborne Manor.

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Forthcoming Events

23 April 2014   |   12:00am

UVIth French Trip departs


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23 April 2014   |   3:30pm

Coach departs from Battersea


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24 April 2014   |   8:45am

Day Girls return 08:45 - 09:15


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24 April 2014   |   9:20am

Chapel


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"....a gentle, kind, friendly, enthusiastic, gloriously happy-go-lucky, genuine family atmosphere".

Good Schools Guide - 2013