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Hawkesdown House School

27, Edge Street,

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Hawkesdown House is an independent pre-preparatory school for boys aged three to eight. It occupies a handsome building in Edge Street, just off Kensington Church Street, which was originally built as a school.old-schoolThe School Motto “Endeavour, Courage and Truth” reflects the aspirations for the boys. The thoughtful and thorough teaching and care at Hawkesdown House ensure high academic standards and promote initiative, kindness, courtesy and persistence. Individual attention and pastoral care for each of the boys is of great importance.The name Hawkesdown is a very ancient one. Hawkesdown Hill rises above the estuary of one of the historic rivers of Devon. There, a thousand years before the birth of Christ, local people from all about came together to build a gigantic earthwork fortress. The scale of their endeavour still stands today, a monument to their community and their desire to defend themselves. The hill and its great banks stand timeless, now richly timbered with gnarled oaks, walnuts and hawthorn. When, at its foundation, we came to choose a name for the School, Hawkesdown seemed to represent some of the qualities that a great School and its pupils should have; hard work, endeavour and courage, with tradition and charm – an enduring inspiration.
Hawkesdown House is an independent pre-preparatory school for boys aged three to eight. It occupies a handsome building in Edge Street, just off Kensington Church Street, which was originally built as a school.old-schoolThe School Motto “Endeavour, Courage and Truth” reflects the aspirations for the boys. The thoughtful and thorough teaching and care at Hawkesdown House ensure high...
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27, Edge Street,

Hawkesdown House School