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

21 October 2014

A walk up Hod Hill

On Sunday, some of the girls went for a walk up Hod Hill...

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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

Riding news

A team took part in a schools event organised by St Mary's Shaftesbury

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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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Forthcoming Events

22 October 2014   |   2:15pm

Cross Country Relays at St Mary's Shaftesbury

Click here for the team lists


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

Tatler Schools' Guide - 2013