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

News

Mrs Forgeron The visit of an author in school is always an inspiration. Kathy Henderson worked with our children at Heathcote last Tuesday. Author, poet, printmaker and illustrator Kathy has written many books for children of all ages including Lugalbanda, In the Middle of the Night, The Year in the City, Fearless Fitzroy and The Little Boat, which won the Kurt Maschler […]
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Mr Daniels During the course of three days of events, over 1800 Year 4 students took part from 40 schools in a multi-sports event at Chelmsford Sports Athletic Centre. There were 6 events with 300 children participating each time. On the day Heathcote finished in 1st place. Overall, Heathcote finished 2nd out of the 40 schools which took part. A fantastic achievement by our […]
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Mrs Forgeron Heathcote Preparatory School and Nursery celebrated the 20th World Book Day in style with all our pupils dressing up as animal book characters. What an amazing array of animals there were who came into school this morning! Today all the children took part in a costume parade, a book hunt, story readings and they also completed lots of exciting […]
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On Tuesday Swallows sold  pancakes at break and lunch time which everyone enjoyed with lots of yummy toppings. They raised £93 for the WWF, our school charity this year.
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Mrs Forgeron This week I asked the children what they loved about Heathcote. Every child was given a post-it on which to express their thoughts. They were quick off the mark to express how they felt:
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Miss Riley, Mrs Garrett, Mrs Bennett Nursery had lots of fun doing their assembly on love. They enjoyed making hearts and talking about what/who they loved as well as dressing up to be different characters for the princess song and learning the actions to the Robbie Williams’ song. Thank you to Reception and Year 1 for stepping in to help […]
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Mr Daniels and Mrs Howles Before half term, we welcomed Gosfield School to Heathcote to play a netball and football match against the year 5 and 6 children. Starting with the football, the year 5’s drew 2-2 and the year 6’s won 3-2. This was a fantastic afternoon from all the boys and they all showed great passion and determination […]
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Mrs Forgeron Heathcote is a  ‘gem of a school’ . It is so unique in its ethos. As I show the ever increasing number of visitors around, it always delights me to share with them what an amazing community we have, albeit a very small one. Yet small is everything. Here are five reasons why choosing a small school for […]
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Year 3 performed their class assembly on the subject of Chinese New Year. With a dragon dance, a shadow puppet show and a detailed explanation of the Chinese zodiac, it was a terrific performance. The children also told us about many Chinese traditions and sang Happy New Year in Chinese.
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