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

Yearly Archives: 2021

Our school has been named the best independent primary in the UK! Heathcote won ‘Junior School of the Year’ at the 2021 Independent Schools Association (ISA) National Awards, which recognise excellence in independent education across the country. The judges highlighted Heathcote’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, exemplary teamwork, family support, technology provision and staff upskilling, while at the same time […]
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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that following a rigorous process the Independent Schools Association (ISA) have informed us that we are one of the three finalists across the nation for Junior School of the Year. To have our excellence in academia, pupil development and pastoral support recognised in this way is wonderful and I want to praise and thank […]
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On Monday morning we had a special assembly at the Danbury Mission to formally present Miss Pennycook with her Silver Award for ‘Outstanding New Teacher of the Year’ at the Pearson National Teaching Awards (read the full story here). The award was presented by Heathcote headteacher, Mrs Scott, and our special guest for the morning, the Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor […]
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Heathcote School’s Georgina Pennycook has been shortlisted as ‘Outstanding New Teacher of the Year’ in the 2021 Pearson National Teaching Awards. Please find our official statement below: * A teacher at Heathcote Preparatory School & Nursery of Danbury, Essex, has been honoured as a Silver Award winner in the Pearson National Teaching Awards. Selected from thousands of entries, Heathcote’s Georgina […]
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During the recent lockdowns, many of my state school colleagues have found that their usually large classes have become much smaller. This may be due to children unable to access IT technology at home, or perhaps with some of the children being onsite as they have key worker parents or maybe during the end of summer term 2020 when some […]
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by Mrs Samantha Scott, Head Teacher, MEd. Cantab This year has been hugely successful for Heathcote’s final year pupils with a 90% pass rate for 11+ and 100% of independent school places offered, with a plethora of awards and scholarships for academic, special talent and drama. The pupils have worked hard for these results, supported by our outstanding provision for […]
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During the first half of the Spring term, Heathcote pupils were encouraged to think outside the box and engage their creativity, experimental attitudes, problem solving and critical thinking to work on a project to build, test and improve a vehicle of their own design and making. The winner will go on to represent Heathcote at the ISA round of the […]
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We were delighted to receive this wonderful message from Dave Hartwell at Danbury Mission – we miss you too Dave!  
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At Heathcote School, we continuously strive to go above and beyond in all areas to ensure our pupils are given the very best opportunities and we are always so proud of their achievements, hard work and conduct. When they travel (when this is possible) to other schools they represent us all and the staff and families watch on with delight. […]
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