History of Roxeth Mead School

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, velika gruzijska hiši v Harrow na Hill, in tam ustanovil majhno šolo.

Her pupils were mainly her own children and the children of masters of Harrow School. To this day, šola še vedno številke med svojimi učenci Harrow mojstrov’ otroci.

Šola cvetele in, kot gospa Pred rasla starejših, four of her daughters took over its organisation. The youngest, Florence (znana kot Miss Flo), retired in 1932. The school was fortunate enough to pass into the capable hands of Miss Nicholson (znana kot Miss Nick), who was its head until she died more than 30 let kasneje.

For some years the school was run by Mrs Eleanor Elgood, followed by Mrs Jean Vernon. Then, v 1982, Gospa Averil Collins je postal vodja, a post she held for 24 years. During her tenure, the school had to leave the premises that had been its home for 130 years. 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, sosednje nepremičnine na prvotno hišo, imenovano Roxeth Mead, je prišel na trg, in šola je lahko kupili Buckholt House, sedanji dom.

Mrs Alison Isaacs became its new Head in 2006. Under her leadership, the school continued to flourish, ohranjanju tradicij preteklosti, medtem ko sprejemajo nove razvojne dosežke in je pred nami v prihodnost.

Poleti,,en,lastniki šole so jo prodali gospe Suzanne Goodwin in njene dve hčerki Sarah Mackintosh in Claire Blunt,,en,Skupaj trio zdaj vodi šolo,,en,Gospa Goodwin ima dolgo zgodovino uspeha pri samostojnem izobraževanju,,en,vodenje šole Hall,,en,zelo uspešno že vrsto let,,en,Sarah Mackintosh je bila že skoraj vodilna učiteljica v srednjih in osnovnih šolah v Surreyu,,en,let in Claire Blunt,,en,ki je odgovoren za finančne vidike Roxeth Mead,,en,je zelo uspešen finančni direktor v veliki londonski družbi,,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.