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

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are rated "Excellent in all areas"

Next Open Morning
Wednesday 22 April 2020

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At Heathcote we work hard, behave well and achieve wonderful things!

A broad and innovative
academic curriculum

Small class sizes,
big personalities

Our class sizes are small, so
everyone has room to shine

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Rated "Excellent"
in all areas

ISI inspection report
(February 2019)

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Dedicated sports, IT,
art and music

We take boys and girls, aged 2 to 11, from across Essex and the South East

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Dedicated nursery
and pre-school

We take children from 2 years old and provide care for 48 weeks of the year

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Welcome to our school

Welcome to Heathcote Preparatory School and Nursery’s website. I am thrilled that you have taken time to consider our lovely school for your family and offer you a warm welcome. Heathcote is a small family Prep school in the heart of Danbury village, Essex. We nurture, enrich, challenge, engage and educate pupils from 2-11 years of age. Our pupils are always at the forefront of our educational provision and we strive to put their needs first ensuring that excellence is at the heart of all we do.

At Heathcote School, we celebrate the whole child whether that be through excellent academic provision (ISI, 2019) or by ensuring that our children are offered a wide range of co-curricular opportunities from Tae Kwando to Chess Club. We have monthly Heathcote values and our PSHRE education celebrates these: respect, positivity, humility, resilience, aspiration to name but a few. We endeavour to help support you to ensure that your child is best prepared for their future and becomes everything that they can, whilst in a supportive and nurturing environment. Our pupils are confident and capable and we are so proud of all they achieve.

Childhood is such a precious but short period of our lives and we want our pupils to be kept in our magical Heathcote bubble for as long as possible. Whilst we ensure our pupils are best-prepared for their future, we celebrate and protect their youth and individuality. At Heathcote, the individual matters. I look forward to welcoming you and your family to a parent interview, tour or pupil assessment day. We hold bi-annual Open Mornings and are always celebrating a special family event at Heathcote where you will be welcome to join us and we will be so happy and proud to showcase our pupils, staff and school.

Please contact us to book a tour or to find out more information.

Samantha Scott MEd Cantab.
Head Teacher

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Apr
25

We are proud to be "Excellent" in all areas

Following our inspection by the Independent School Inspectorate (ISI) in February 2019, we are proud…

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Heathcote is an exceptionally warm and friendly place to learn. We are committed to realising the full potential of your son or daughter, wherever that potential may rest.

Holiday clubs

Heathcote runs holiday clubs during non-term time throughout the year, including half terms, the summer holidays, Easter and Christmas. Our holiday clubs are open to non-Heathcote pupils. Discounts for siblings and early bookings.

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Pay us a visit!

We host Open Days several times throughout the year – check out our events calendar for the latest dates. We also welcome parents to visit us during term time to see the school in action. Please get in touch if you would like to book an appointment.

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Dedicated nursery

Heathcote Nursery benefits from all our on-site facilities, providing a stimulating experience  for our young ones. Nursery children are part of our school family and join in with school events such as assemblies, school productions and celebrations.

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