An independent school and nursery in Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex for boys and girls aged 2-11

Heathcote Preparatory School & Nursery

Eves Corner, Danbury

Essex CM3 4QB

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Heathcote Preparatory School & Nursery

Eves Corner, Danbury

Essex CM3 4QB

07:20 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

01245 223131

enquiries@heathcoteschool.co.uk

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Mrs Forgeron When a possum sees a hole in the ground with only one set of foot tracks going in, it is afraid to enter that burrow. It knows that something dangerous lies within. When, however, it sees two sets of foot tracks – those going in and those going out, it overcomes its fear and proceeds to venture in. […]
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Mrs Forgeron Good news! Spring has officially sprung and we can all now look forward to more daylight, warm sunshine and the chance to spend more time outdoors. However, Spring time is also traditionally a time to have a clear out and a clean-up. In times gone by when people kept their houses shut tight against the ravages of winter, […]
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Miss Harris On Friday 17th March Year 5 celebrated St Patrick’s Day in style in their class assembly. The school were treated to a play about how St Patrick became a Saint with lots of interesting costumes and even a super Irish accent on show! They then shared some information about shamrocks and leprechauns before regaling the audience with their […]
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Miss Riley and Miss Pennycook The children had a fantastic time on our school trip to the theatre. We watched ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’ which was just brilliant. The children were up dancing, giggling at the tiger and just having the most amazing time! We finished our trip off with a lovely lunch at ‘Back In Time’ where […]
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Mr Daniels On Friday last week Year 5 girls took part in the netball tournament at Brentwood. This was a fantastic tournament with the girls performing better than they ever have. The girls played 8 matches, lost 1, drew 1 and won 6. Overall out of 12 teams, Heathcote finished 2nd winning the silver medal. A fantastic achievement by our […]
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Mrs Forgeron Wow! What an absolutely fantastic day the whole of Heathcote School had on Wednesday. Mr Ormond planned and held a wonderful Science Day, where all pupils and staff dressed up as Wacky  Scientists. Not only did the children put hard work and effort into their outfits, they also demonstrated excellent dedication and heaps of energy whilst conducting their […]
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On Tuesday we had the pleasure of receiving an author and poet in school. Kathy Henderson worked with the children throughout the day reading them her poetry and prose, firing their imaginations to create their own writing and also illustrating some of her work with the children’s help. A truly inspiring and enjoyable day was had by all.
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Mrs Forgeron The visit of an author in school is always an inspiration. Kathy Henderson worked with our children at Heathcote last Tuesday. Author, poet, printmaker and illustrator Kathy has written many books for children of all ages including Lugalbanda, In the Middle of the Night, The Year in the City, Fearless Fitzroy and The Little Boat, which won the Kurt Maschler […]
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Mr Daniels During the course of three days of events, over 1800 Year 4 students took part from 40 schools in a multi-sports event at Chelmsford Sports Athletic Centre. There were 6 events with 300 children participating each time. On the day Heathcote finished in 1st place. Overall, Heathcote finished 2nd out of the 40 schools which took part. A fantastic achievement by our […]
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Mrs Forgeron Heathcote Preparatory School and Nursery celebrated the 20th World Book Day in style with all our pupils dressing up as animal book characters. What an amazing array of animals there were who came into school this morning! Today all the children took part in a costume parade, a book hunt, story readings and they also completed lots of exciting […]
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