Körülbelül Roxeth Mead

Hebe Catherine Prior was widowed in 1855 at the age of 37. Her barrister husband, John, was riding home from his chambers when he fell from his horse and hit his head. Two days later, he died. She had to find a way to support herself and her ten children, so she sold her home and bought Roxeth Mead, egy nagy grúz ház Harrow on the Hill, és ott alapított egy kis iskola.

Her pupils were mainly her own children and the children of masters of Harrow School. To this day, Az iskola még mindig számok közül a diákok Harrow mesterek’ gyermek.

Az iskola virágzott, és, A asszony előzetes nőtt az idősebb, four of her daughters took over its organisation. The youngest, Florence (ismert Miss Flo), retired in 1932. The school was fortunate enough to pass into the capable hands of Miss Nicholson (ismert Miss Nick), who was its head until she died more than 30 év múlva.

For some years the school was run by Mrs Eleanor Elgood, followed by Mrs Jean Vernon. Then, A 1982, Asszony Averil Collins vezetője lett, utáni fogta a 24 év. During her tenure, the school had to leave the premises that had been its home for 130 év. Harrow School came to the rescue, providing temporary accommodation for 3 years in its sixth form club.

In 1992, by a stroke of good fortune, A szomszédos proberty az eredeti ház nevű Roxeth Mead, cam piacra, és az iskola képes volt megvenni Buckholt House, a jelenlegi hazai.

Mrs Alison Isaacs became its new Head in 2006. Under her leadership, the school continued to flourish, fenntartása a múlt hagyományait, miközben elfogadják az új fejlesztéseket, és előretekintve a jövő. Mrs Isaacs retired as the Headteacher in July 2018, but remains at the school as a teacher, part-time.

In April 2018 the Proprietors sold the school to Mrs Suzanne Goodwin (the Headteacher of The Hall School, Northwood) who now manages it with her two daughters, Mrs Sarah Mackintosh and Mrs Claire Blunt.