Roxeth मीड स्कूल का इतिहास

Hebe Catherine Prior was widowed in 1855 at the age of 37. Her barrister husband, जॉन, 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, a large Georgian house in Harrow on the Hill, और वहाँ एक छोटे से स्कूल की स्थापना की.

Her pupils were mainly her own children and the children of masters of Harrow School. To this day, अभी भी अपने विद्यार्थियों के बीच विद्यालय संख्या हैरो स्वामी’ बच्चे.

स्कूल thrived और, के रूप में श्रीमती पहले बड़े बढ़ी, four of her daughters took over its organisation. The youngest, फ्लोरेंस (मिस फ़्लो के रूप में जाना), retired in 1932. The school was fortunate enough to pass into the capable hands of Miss Nicholson (मिस निक के रूप में जाना जाता है), उसके सिर कौन था जब तक वह अधिक से अधिक मृत्यु हो गई 30 बाद के वर्षों.

कुछ वर्षों के लिए स्कूल श्रीमती Eleanor Elgood द्वारा चलाया गया था, followed by Mrs Jean Vernon. Then, में 1982, श्रीमती कोलिन्स Averil प्रमुख बने, एक के बाद वह के लिए आयोजित 24 years. During her tenure, स्कूल परिसर के लिए है कि अपने घर गया था छोड़ना पड़ा 130 years. Harrow School came to the rescue, के लिए अस्थायी आवास प्रदान 3 अपने छठे फार्म क्लब में वर्ष.

In 1992, अच्छे भाग्य के एक झोंके से, the neighbouring property to the original house called Roxeth Mead, came onto the market and the school was able to buy Buckholt House, अपने मौजूदा घर.

Mrs Alison Isaacs became its new Head in 2006. Under her leadership, the school continued to flourish, अतीत की परंपराओं को बनाए रखने, जबकि नए घटनाक्रम को गले लगाते हैं और भविष्य के लिए आगे तलाश.

In the summer of 2018 the owners of the school sold it to Mrs Suzanne Goodwin and her two daughters Sarah Mackintosh and Claire Blunt. Together the trio now run the school. Mrs Goodwin has a long history of success in Independent Education, running The Hall School, Northwood, very successfully for many years. Sarah Mackintosh has been a Head Teacher in both Secondary and Primary Schools in Surrey for almost 15 years and Claire Blunt, who is in charge of the financial aspects of Roxeth Mead, is a very successful CFO in a large London Company.