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

Mrs Forgeron This week we have been delighted to welcome so many of you to the Parent Consultation evenings. It has been lovely to explore with you how well your children are doing and to discuss their progress and achievements. As always such occasions make me very proud to be Headmistress at Heathcote. Last week I was fortunate to attend […]
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Mrs Forgeron “Curiouser and Curiouser” wrote Lewis Carroll in Alice in Wonderland. This month’s theme of curiosity can certainly give us more creative food for thought. Curiosity allows us to challenge ourselves and question our world. By digging a little deeper and feeding our minds,being curious helps us discover new passions in ourselves and new delights in others. Curiosity is […]
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Mrs Forgeron … for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” (Galatians 6:9) Some people might say that holding a Harvest Festival service is an outdated thing for us to do, particularly in this modern world when we don’t really think too much about where our food comes from and just go to the […]
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Mrs Forgeron Prize Giving is an important opportunity to celebrate success and service to the school. It is also a time to reflect upon the outstanding events, activities, victories, trips and triumphs of the past year. Of course, we celebrate achievements each week in assembly. We reward children throughout the year for their efforts and successes. We take part in […]
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Mrs Forgeron Heathcote has been a hive of activity this week with preparations afoot for this year’s musical drama extravaganza ‘The Witches of Oz’ next week. The children are coping well with the balance of normal academic lessons and a busy full cast rehearsal schedule. There has been a real buzz of excitement about this year’s show since the rehearsals […]
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Mrs Forgeron In the wake of today’s terrible news about the terrorist attack in Manchester it is difficult to know what to write.  Such a horrific crime, especially when children are involved, leaves us reeling. Our hearts go out to those who have suffered as we endeavour to comprehend how anyone could contemplate such unspeakable violence and terror. Furthermore, it […]
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Mrs Forgeron Making connections with other schools is very much at the forefront of government education policy at the moment. At Heathcote, in addition to links within the local community, we are very lucky to be able to build connections with schools overseas. Studying languages has enabled our children to reap the benefits and today we are very fortunate to […]
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Mrs Forgeron Last Saturday at our Open Day we had the exciting opening of the new Heathcote KS1 and Early Years library. The children had waited patiently since their return after the Easter holidays for the unveiling, the room enshrouded in blackout paper so nobody got a sneak peek before the big day. Emily  had the privilege of cutting the ceremonial […]
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Mrs Forgeron When a possum sees a hole in the ground with only one set of foot tracks going in, it is afraid to enter that burrow. It knows that something dangerous lies within. When, however, it sees two sets of foot tracks – those going in and those going out, it overcomes its fear and proceeds to venture in. […]
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Mrs Forgeron Good news! Spring has officially sprung and we can all now look forward to more daylight, warm sunshine and the chance to spend more time outdoors. However, Spring time is also traditionally a time to have a clear out and a clean-up. In times gone by when people kept their houses shut tight against the ravages of winter, […]
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