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

General News

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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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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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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Our Form 6 pupils have performed incredibly well in the recent 11+ entrance examinations in spite of Covid-19 restrictions last term, with 88% pass rate across CSSE and CEM tests. Our pupils start their 11+ journey in Form 3 with weekly 11+ lessons on the timetable, increasing their frequency from Form 4, and an additional 11+ club after school in […]
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by Samantha Scott, Headteacher A decade ago my husband and I were starting to consider which primary school would be best for our daughter. At this time, as a primary teacher and previous Deputy Headteacher, I felt certain I would know the school just by looking at its website and reading through the most recent inspection report. However, this was […]
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