Історія Roxeth Мід школи

Hebe Catherine Prior was widowed in 1855 at the age of 37. Her barrister husband, Джон, 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, і там заснував невелику школу.

Her pupils were mainly her own children and the children of masters of Harrow School. To this day, Школа, як і раніше чисел серед його учнів Harrow майстрів’ дітей.

Школа процвітала і, як місіс До підріс, four of her daughters took over its organisation. The youngest, Florence (Відомо, як міс Flo), retired in 1932. The school was fortunate enough to pass into the capable hands of Miss Nicholson (Відомо, як міс Нік), who was its head until she died more than 30 років по тому.

For some years the school was run by Mrs Eleanor Elgood, followed by Mrs Jean Vernon. Then, в 1982, Місіс Авер Коллінз став главою, 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, the neighbouring property to the original house called Roxeth Mead, came onto the market and the school was able to buy Buckholt House, його нинішньому будинку.

Mrs Alison Isaacs became its new Head in 2006. Under her leadership, the school continued to flourish, підтримання традицій минулого, впровадження нових розробок і дивиться в майбутнє.

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. Сара Макінтош була головним викладачем як середніх, так і в початкових школах Суррей,en,є успішним міжнародним генеральним директором,en 15 years and Claire Blunt, who is in charge of the financial aspects of Roxeth Mead, is a successful CEO International.