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
Headmaster


Latest News

20 October 2014

UVI trip to Mill on the Brue

The UVI spent a wonderful afternoon at Mill on the Brue on Sunday...

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20 October 2014

Open Morning

We had a very successful Open Morning on Saturday

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17 October 2014

Rain did not stop play

Rain (and even a hint of thunder and lightning) did not prevent the girls enjoying a game of German spotlight this evening.

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17 October 2014

News from Gardening Club

Gardening Club happens every Monday after supper. Click here to read what they've been doing in the garden.

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16 October 2014

Cracking the Code Day

The LVIth spent the day with Sherborne Boys and Sherborne Girls for Cracking the Code Day.

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Forthcoming Events

22 October 2014   |   7:00pm - 8:30pm

Special Art Club


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24 October 2014   |   2:00pm

Half Term begins

Please click here for timings for the London coach.


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24 October 2014   |   2:15pm

UVIth Parents'/Teachers' meeting


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2 November 2014   |   12:00am

End of Half Term / 18:30 - 20:00


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3 November 2014   |   6:40pm

Animal Art Club


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It's a refreshingly unsophisticated school - if we had daughters, we'd send them here.

Tatler Schools' Guide - 2013