Posted: 4 March, 2019

Back to School with Jenny Beavan – The Week Schools Guide

Alumnae, General, In the Press, Interview, News, Senior School, Sixth Form

"English with Miss Sackett was my favourite. All these years later I can still remember reams of Shakespeare, John Donne and Robert Frost, and that must be her influence."

Oscar-winning costume designer and Putney Alumna, Jenny Beavan OBE recalls her school days in this week’s The Week, Independent Schools Guide. 

“I started in the senior school when I was 11. These days I can hardly remember where I’ve put my car keys but even now I can take myself up the stairs in Homefield…I loved the formality of our purple and grey uniform.”

Read more about how science lessons were her “nemesis” and how music has been a strong influence throughout her life.


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