Our School

Nursery and Prep School

Just 5 minutes from Romsey, with Nursery and Reception being “Outstanding” in the latest ISI report, exceptional pastoral care, specialist teaching and a beautiful setting. Our pupils are Preparing for Life, not just the curriculum, living our Values of Integrity, Ambition, Compassion, Perseverance and Respect.

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Senior School

At HCS we pursue academic ambition with a wide range of activities, sporting excellence and broader skills and learning goals. Our historic 130 acre site – once home to Florence Nightingale – enhances the lives, learning and experience of the pupils who come here.

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Sixth Form

The Sixth Form represents a vital part of your education, your career and, ultimately, the future path of your life. With that in mind, we support students with personal tutors and careers advisors – to enable them to find the right educational or vocational path and help achieve the grades they need.

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About Hampshire Collegiate School

Set in 130 acres of woodland gardens, once home to Florence Nightingale, HCS is a warm and welcoming day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2–18.

Comprising Nursery (from 2 years), Prep School, Senior School and Sixth Form, we offer our pupils a combination of academic ambition and broader educational goals, from diverse sport and an extensive extra-curricular programme to Duke of Edinburgh, Young Enterprise, Music and Arts.  View More

  • Please pass my thanks and congratulations to all those who have made my daughter's time at the school so very successful and enjoyable. Year 6 Parent Homepage
  • The pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is excellent. ISI Inspection November 2014 Homepage
  • The quality of leadership & management is excellent. Parents fully endorsed the view that both the senior and prep schools are now well led and managed. Staff and pupils are flourishing as a result of the re-designed strategic plans, which strive to foster the school’s aims of creativity, enthusiasm and resilience. Independent Schools Inspectorate November 2014 Homepage
  • Enthusiastic and passionate teaching enables pupils of all ages and abilities to enjoy their work and make good progress. Independent Schools Inspectorate November 2014 Homepage
  • The School fulfils its aim to provide a collaborative & encouraging environment where pupils can show creativity and enthusiasm [and] in which academic ambition is encouraged. Independent Schools Inspectorate November 2014 Homepage
  • Enthusiastic and passionate teaching enables pupils of all abilities to enjoy their work and make good progress. Independent Schools Inspectorate November 2014 Homepage
  • The pupils curricular experience is hugely enriched by a wide range of excellent extra curricular activities, with many pupils achieving at a very high level. Independent Schools Inspectorate November 2014 Homepage