The Hampshire School Chelsea

1928-01-01 00:00:00

The Jane Ann School of Dancing

June Hampshire founds The Jane Ann School of Dancing in Surrey.

1944-01-01 00:00:00

Founded in 1944

Mrs Hampshire’s School (as The Hampshire School was known) came into being as an all-round academic and arts school.

1946-01-01 00:00:00

St Saviour’s Hall

St Saviour’s Hall in Walton Place rented for larger premises as the school expanded.

1954-01-01 00:00:00

American Dance Congress

June Hampshire takes a group of senior pupils to the USA to perform dances at the American Dance Congress.

1961-01-01 00:00:00

Academic success of The Hampshire School

Academic success of The Hampshire School pupils shows with students winning scholarships to the City of London School for Girls, S Michael’s School at Petworth and St Felix School at Southwold. There was a success rate of almost 100% in the Common Entrance and 11-plus exams over this time.

1961-01-01 00:00:00

June Hampshire retires

June Hampshire retires as principal and is succeeded by her daughter Jane.

1970-01-01 00:00:00

Success continues in the arts

Success continues in the arts: 50 pupils successful in the Cecchetti ballet exams, 26 pupils win Scottish Country Dancing medals and 27 medals won for skiing during an Austria visit.

1970-01-01 00:00:00

The Hampshire School Upper School moves premises

The Hampshire School Upper School moves premises to Ennismore Gardens.

1972-01-01 00:00:00

First interschool netball match

First interschool netball match

1974-01-01 00:00:00

The Hampshire School features in a BBC documentary

The Hampshire School features in a BBC documentary with Susan Hampshire (documentary was called “Val Meets the VIPs”).

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