Welcome to Hanford

I am delighted to introduce you to Hanford, a wonderful prep school for girls which nestles in a beautiful corner of Dorset.

Hanford holds a very special place in the hearts of girls, parents and staff;  as a place where girls can enjoy their childhood, begin to develop lifelong passions and interests and prepare themselves for the challenges of senior school and life beyond.

We would love to welcome you here in person so that you can have a tour, meet some of the girls and experience the magic for yourself. To arrange a visit please contact the School Office.

Rory Johnston

Latest News

Hectic First Weekend

60 girls enjoyed a wide range of fun and games.

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Upper Sixth Trip to Normandy

Another fascinating UVIth trip to Normandy

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Welcome to the new faces at Hanford

12 new girls joined us at the beginning of this term and are starting to settle in.

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Vth Form Play, Troy.

The Spring Term came to a dramatic end...

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Hanford Show Jumping Team Qualified for Nationals

Hanford U13 Show Jumping teams came first and second at Morton Equestrian Centre...

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IIIrd and IVth Form World Book Day

For World Book Day the girls played a Hanford version of book charades and met author Elizabeth Laird.

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North Dorset Athletics Trials - Away

Thu 5, May 2016 2:00pm

Team lists in parents' section

Half Term begins and London coach departs

Thu 26, May 2016 11:30am

Please note the London coach will only go as far as Richmond due to the Chelsea Flower Show.

London coach from Battersea

Wed 1, Jun 2016 3:30pm

Second Exeat begins

Fri 17, Jun 2016 6:00pm

(London coach departs Saturday 18th June at 0745)

Activity Day

Mon 20, Jun 2016

London Coach from Battersea

Mon 20, Jun 2016 3:30pm

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