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

Heads Blog

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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Mrs Samantha Scott, Head Teacher At Heathcote, our families know we teach to our specifically designed ‘Heathcote Values Curriculum’ that is individualised to our school to enable our pupils to grow in determination, resolve, commitment, drive and resilience. These skills were certainly tested for all of our Heathcote community earlier this year when we had to close due to the […]
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The children have been practising hard in drama and music lessons to celebrate and share their harvest songs and the year 6 assembly with everyone that attended on Friday. Many thanks to all of you who came to celebrate with us, we loved seeing so many of you. The year 6 form led the whole school in singing, acting and […]
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At Heathcote we are working together through our PSHRE lessons, CRE lessons and as part of our form period time to support each other’s unique amazing characters. We want to celebrate all that is wonderful about every one of us. During the week beginning 11th November we will be holding our usual annual antibullying week which is this year entitled […]
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Mrs Forgeron Many thanks to all of you who attended our work sharing afternoons last week. We hope you enjoyed the opportunity to see your children’s books and folders. I hope also that you find the parents’ evenings this week and next informative and helpful. This month’s theme is humility. Humility often conjures up images of weakness, submissiveness and fear but […]
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Mrs Forgeron So have you started your Christmas shopping yet? When I espied our Christmas tree all beautifully lit up in the front playground this morning, I felt that little tingle of Christmas excitement. I know, by now, many of you will know exactly how many sleeps it is until Christmas morning, you may have wrapped every present and perhaps […]
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Mrs Forgeron The new academic year has got off to a flying start and all the children have settled back in splendidly to their work and routines.  As I mentioned in my letter at the start of term, we extend a warm welcome to all our new families and hope the children are settling in well now. Throughout the summer, […]
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Mrs Forgeron Do you trust me? Do you trust my staff? Do you trust your children? Your neighbours? Your friends? I hope you do. But for what reason? For example, if you were to trust me to fix your car, your trust would be misplaced because I have no idea what happens under the bonnet of a car at all! Making […]
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Mrs Forgeron What a lot of fun we had today! Rather a belated World Book day celebration which was postponed due to the snow but a very good time was had by all…
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