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

Heathcote Preparatory School & Nursery

Eves Corner, Danbury

Essex CM3 4QB

07:20 - 19:00

Monday to Friday

01245 223131

School Fees

Fees 2019/2020

Main Fees

Main School and full time Nursery £2970 per term
Nursery Session (am or pm) (min of 2 sessions) £297 per term
Funded Nursery Session (am or pm) for 3-4 year olds (max of 5 sessions) £165 per term
Additional session in Nursery £25 per session
Lunchtime Session in Nursery £8.50 per session
Breakfast Club (7.30-8.30am) £3 per half hour
Twilight Club (3.30-6pm) £5 for the 1st hour and £5 thereafter
  • Fees include lunch, swimming and clubs run by our staff such as; Netball, Football, Choir, Minecraft,11+, Art Club.
  • School trips are charged to the bill each term.
  • Breakfast and Twilight Club are charged to the bill each term, employers Childcare Voucher may be used for this facility.
  • To discuss Childcare vouchers for Nursery or wrap around care please contact Nadine Solsberg.

Additional extra-curricular clubs

Facility Fee Per Term (based on 10 week term)
Invoiced by individual visiting specialists
Tennis: Matt Ford £40
Singing Lessons : Aaron Mcauley £160 (individual) / £80 (shared)
Tae Kwon do: Ed Waller £40
Theatre Train Performing Arts £50
Piano/Brass £12 per ½ hour private lesson
Speech & Drama : LAMDA £40
Yoga £60
Art Specialist classes £50

Heathcote School Holiday Club

£35 per day (9am – 4pm) or £150 per week (5 consecutive days)

£7.50 Breakfast club session  (7.30-9am), £10 Twilight club session (4-6pm)

Early booking and sibling discounts available


Payment Terms

Fees are payable termly in advance on or before the first day of term, by cash, cheque, monthly direct debit* or by direct bank transfer.

There are a number of ways in which parents are able to receive financial assistance to help with school fees; monthly direct debit, bursaries, sibling discounts, annual discount and the Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE) for 3-4 year olds.

Monthly Direct Debit

We offer a service through market-leading school fee finance provider School Fee Plan. This service allows you to pay your school fees on a monthly basis via Direct Debit*. It is quick, easy and once approved, we will notify School Fee Plan of your termly fees, including extras. Should you have any bursaries or sibling discounts, these will also be reflected.

*Credit is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. For further information and to apply online please click on the following link:


Assistance may be available in the form of means-tested bursaries. Please contact Nadine Solsberg to discuss the application process.

Sibling Discounts

We offer a 7.5 % discount to third and subsequent children.

Free Early Education Entitlement (FEEE)

If your son or daughter is aged 3 or 4 years old they may be eligible to receive the Free Early Education Entitlement.

Employers Childcare Vouchers

We accept Employers Childcare Vouchers through a number of different schemes. Please speak to Nadine Solsberg to discuss this option.

Annual and Early Payment Discount

A 3% discount is available when paying annually before the first day of term.

For further information please contact Nadine Solsberg, by telephone 01245 223131 or email