The Hampshire School was founded in 1928 by the visionary artist and teacher June Hampshire. June Hampshire’s daughter and pupil is the celebrated actor Susan Hampshire OBE.

Head’s Welcome

We pride ourselves on supporting individual progress with each pupil achieving their personalised goals and encourage all pupils to develop their sporting, artistic and creative talents. The Hampshire School is a very special place in which to work, learn and develop the skills needed to lead happy and fulfilling lives.

Richard Lock


Nursery, Reception, and Year one at The Hampshire School Chelsea provide crucial benefits to Early Years Education and vital to academic and life success.

Pre-Prep & Prep School

In Pre-Prep, pupils at The Hampshire School Chelsea build on their academic, arts, sports and social skills with our tailored all-round curriculum.


Destination Schools List 2019


Accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate


Current Pupils
Aged 2 - 11 Years

In the Centre of Chelsea

15 Manresa Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6NB

The Hampshire School Chelsea

15 Manresa Road, Chelsea, London, SW3 6NB

Francis Holland Preparatory School opening in September 2024 on the site of The Hampshire School, Chelsea
From September 2024, Francis Holland’s Junior School, at Sloane Square, will relocate to the site of The Hampshire School and open Francis Holland Preparatory School for girls aged 4-11.
The Hampshire School, Chelsea was acquired by Francis Holland Schools Trust on 29th November 2023 and has now closed.
To enquire about admissions to Francis Holland Preparatory School please visit Francis Holland Prep Admissions
 To find out more about Francis Holland Prep, please visit the Francis Holland School, Sloane Square website
Updated July 2024