where it all began
The 1893, The Study was founded in a house called Holmhurst, just off Copse Hill, in the home of Lady and Sir Arthur Holland . Miss Sidford, their Governess, taught three of their six children in … the study! She became the first headmistress of The Study.
Sir arthur holland
Sir Arthur Holland was a wealthy businessman who was passionate about the community. He was one of the first mayors of Wimbledon and founder of the Wimbledon Guild, a charity that the School still supports today.
After his death, Lady Holland gave a field to be established as a public garden to remember him by – Holland Park Gardens. When Lady Holland died, Holmhurst was given to the old people of Wimbledon.