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Mill Hill has a well-deserved reputation for developing the whole pupil through its outstanding extra-curricular offering, with sport the jewel in the crown. As one Oxford-bound sixth former accurately put it, ‘Sport here is huge’. Teaching overall considered challenging and stimulating, and warm and supportive relationships between staff and pupils encourage the shy or reticent to find their voice.  Mill Hill started life as a boarding school, but as ...

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The Mill Hill School Foundation offers education to boys and girls aged between 3 and 18 in its four Schools. The Schools occupy a magnificent 160 acres of beautiful grounds just 10 miles from Central London with easy access to underground and main line stations.

Mill Hill School is a co-educational school for boys and girls aged 13- 18 in North West London. Offering day, weekly and full boarding. The School adopts a broad education, where academic excellence is complemented by cultural, sporting and social development.

Mill Hill School seeks to equip pupils for life, both now and in the future. Our stimulating academic environment and numerous activities outside the classroom encourage learning and personal growth. We are committed to the development of every pupil and believe that our friendly and supportive community helps this to happen.

The School’s academic curriculum is broad, flexible and forward-looking and is designed to encourage among pupils intellectual curiosity, sound learning and a spirit of enquiry in the pursuit of academic excellence. The Creative Arts have a long and successful tradition at Mill Hill and are a key part of the academic curriculum. The Art Department offers facilities and expertise for pupils to develop their interest and skills in painting and drawing, alternative media, film, illustration, multimedia, photography (including digital photography), printmaking, sculpture, textiles, theatre design and video.

Mill Hill School is renowned for its sporting excellence. Every pupil, regardless of physical ability, is encouraged to participate in both competitive and non-competitive sport. The major sports for the boys are Rugby, Hockey and Cricket and for the girls are Hockey, Netball, Rounders and Tennis. Other opportunities include Athletics, Basketball, Cross Country, Eton Fives, Golf, Horse Riding, Soccer, and Swimming. In recent years Mill Hill’s sportsmen and women have enjoyed great success at National, Regional, County and local level. There are regular sports tours overseas, destinations have included New Zealand, Canada, Barbados, South Africa, Italy and Spain.
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Since December 2018, Jane Sanchez BA PGCE. Raised in the Midlands, she studied geography and qualified as a teacher (in geography and PE) at Sheffield University. After a stint at a community college, she taught in Argentina for four years, then, for nearly a decade, headed the PE and careers departments (while teaching geography) at top-flight girls’ grammar school Henrietta Barnett. This was followed by a time as director of sport at specialist sports college Whitefield School, as school facing ‘extra challenging circumstances’. ‘There aren’t many areas I haven’t had to deal with,’ she says, ‘and that helps me understand what’s needed is balance.’

Since her arrival at Mill Hill in 2003 as pastoral deputy head, her experience has been extended in a wide range of roles, but always with...

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