Istwa a Roxeth Mead Lekòl

Hebe Catherine Anvan te vèf nan 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, yon gwo kay jòjyen an dechire sou mòn lan, epi gen fonde yon ti lekòl.

Her pupils were mainly her own children and the children of masters of Harrow School. To this day, lekòl la toujou nimewo nan mitan elèv li yo mèt piye’ timoun.

lekòl la ak prospere, kòm Mrs Anvan grandi pi plis, four of her daughters took over its organisation. The youngest, Florence (konnen kòm Miss Flo), retired in 1932. The school was fortunate enough to pass into the capable hands of Miss Nicholson (konnen kòm Miss Nick), ki moun ki te tèt li jouk lè li te mouri plis pase 30 ane pita.

Pou kèk ane lekòl la te kouri pa Mrs Eleanor Elgood, followed by Mrs Jean Vernon. Then, nan 1982, Mrs Averil Collins became head, yon apre li te fèt pou 24 years. During her tenure, lekòl la te oblije kite lokal yo ki te lakay li yo pou 130 years. Harrow School came to the rescue, bay tanporè aranjman pou 3 ane nan klib sizyèm fòm li yo.

Nan 1992, nan yon konjesyon serebral nan fòtin bon, the neighbouring property to the original house called Roxeth Mead, came onto the market and the school was able to buy Buckholt House, its present home.

Mrs Alison Isaacs became its new Head in 2006. Under her leadership, the school continued to flourish, kenbe tradisyon yo nan sot pase a pandan anbrase devlopman ak nouvo kap pi devan nan lavni an.

Nan ete a nan,,en,mèt pwopriyete yo nan lekòl la vann li a Madam Suzanne Goodwin ak de pitit fi li yo Sarah Mackintosh ak Claire Blunt,,en,Ansanm Trio nan kounye a kouri lekòl la,,en,Madam Goodwin gen yon istwa long nan siksè nan edikasyon endepandan,,en,kouri Lekòl la Hall,,en,anpil siksè pou plizyè ane,,en,Sara Mackintosh te yon Pwofesè Head nan tou de Lekòl Segondè ak Prensipal nan Surrey pou prèske,,en,ane ak Claire Blunt,,en,ki responsab aspè finansye Roxeth Mead,,en,se yon CFO anpil siksè nan yon gwo London Konpayi,,en 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.

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