The Malt House Visitor Centre offers a series of family activities and historic games, as well as an introductory film about the Hall and an insight into the processes of malting and brewing.
Our small classes allow for personalised individual attention to each child and the academic successes of our children are a testimony to their excellent teaching and to their very own desire and drive to excel. Standards are high and expectations are great.
The quality of the pupils learning and achievement is EXCELLENT – ISI Report Dec 2014
I welcome the opportunity of showing you around our school, to witness for yourselves, the very busy, purposeful and exciting community that we are.
The local River Avon is close by and is very popular with local fishermen. A large section of the bank is owned and managed by Manor Farm Leisure, who also run the local golf course, fishing lakes and holiday caravan site.
Harvington is first mentioned in the Anglo Saxon charters of 709CE when it was known as Herverton; in the Middle Ages it was called Herwynton.
At Harvington Prep School we place a strong emphasis on the creative development of the children and our drama and music departments are a strength of the school, enabling the children to perform and shine triumphantly.
Harvington is a village near Evesham in Worcestershire, England.
The Moatside Tearoom offers superb homemade cakes and scones and light lunches, all in an atmospheric historic setting. The Hall’s gift shop offers a selection of Fairtrade and unusual gifts and homeware.
Harvington has a number of amenities including a shop, farm shop and Post Office. There are two pubs - the Golden Cross and the Coach and Horses.
Harvington Nursery takes girls and boys from the term that they are three up until they move to the next stage of their education in our Transition or a Reception class. The girls then progress through our Prep School.
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Also on the moated island, the Georgian Chapel is a peaceful space. Damaged by fire in 1823, after repairs it became the village school until 1913. It was restored and reopened for worship in the 1980s, and is still used for Mass today.
“The school secures high levels of academic achievement and excellent personal development for the pupils.” ISI Report Dec 2014
Worcestershire county, pub of the year runner up 2014 and 2015.
Originally built in the 1300s and developed magnificently in the late 1500s, Harvington Hall brings to life the fascinating history of the survival of Roman Catholic families and clergymen during the Reformation of the late sixteenth century.
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We are enormously proud of the school’s rich history which has laid down foundations for academic excellence. We are equally proud of our innovative approach to educating girls in the 21st century, incorporating the benefits of the traditional with the modern.
Adam de Harvington, Chancellor of the Exchequer 1327-1330, took his surname from his native village. William de Harvington, possibly Adam's cousin, was Abbot of Pershore Abbey 1307-1340.
The moated island is home to a variety of wildlife, not least the highly-esteemed ducks. The moat harbours sizeable carp, and the occasional Kingfisher has been known to hunt there. The Hall’s beautiful gardens offer a peaceful retreat, with a stunning display of colour and a variety of styles. Boasting a formal knot garden and courtyard, a wildflower garden and cottage-style floral borders, the Hall’s gardens are lovingly tended by dedicated volunteers.
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The village is served by Harvington First School, a small school of approximately 100 pupils aged 5 – 10 years. Older pupils attend nearby St. Egwins Middle School and Prince Henry's High School which are in the local town of Evesham, St James Church and the Baptist Church.
St. Mary's Harvington Church - Priests House, Harvington, United Kingdom
As a small family unit, our pastoral care is second to none. The children are happy and motivated learners, confident yet caring to those around them.
Visitors will discover the Hall’s many ingenious secret priest hides, many of which were designed by Saint Nicholas Owen, and marvel at the outstanding and rare wall paintings of the late 1500s.
The famous portrait artist lives in Harvington. She recently staged a sell-out art exhibition involving a watermelon.
A History of the County of Worcester: Volume 3. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1913.