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Girls’ independent prep school in Amersham with co-educational nursery for pupils aged 3-11

At Heatherton, we believe our role is to inspire, support and foster a love of learning that will sustain your child throughout their education journey

Debbie Isaachsen welcomes you to Heatherton

Heatherton was founded over 100 years ago and is an IAPS with a kite mark for excellence and an enviable record for success.

At Heatherton, we believe our role is to inspire, support and foster a love of learning that will sustain your child throughout their education journey.

We are a forward-thinking, innovative school with a very special close family feel that is renowned in the Buckinghamshire area. We are in the enviable position of being a prep school within the Berkhamsted Schools Group, so we are able to retain our nurturing ethos while still benefiting from all the facilities, resources and teaching expertise that comes from being part of this outstanding and historic family of Schools.

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Our caring and experienced staff work in close partnership with you to nurture your child’s natural curiosity and creativity and to ensure every pupil reaches their full potential.

Our broad and engaging curriculum, which is underpinned with our core values of: aim high with integrity; be adventurous and serve others, instil in our pupils a confidence to face challenges without fearing failure.

It is said: ‘A picture is worth a thousand words’, so why not come and see for yourself why Heatherton is our parents’ first choice of Independent School.

I look forward to sharing Heatherton with you.

Debbie Isaachsen MEd, BEd
Headteacher

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Our Values and Aims

At Heatherton, our pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of everything we do.

Our values and aims – which are shared by the Berkhamsted family of schools – instil in every pupil the confidence to face challenges without fearing failure and to feel safe in their learning environment.

Our weekly Fab Friday assemblies and termly Awards Ceremony celebrate our core values in action, both in and out of the classroom.

Our values and aims are shared by the Berkhamsted family of schools.

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Heatherton · May 23

Year 3 are enjoying their sleepover at school. Pizza, games and ice cream! Now time for a film and some sleep. https://t.co/84jpvEegZG

Heatherton · May 23

Methinks Tudor Day was a big success. Well done Year 4. Lots of learning opportunities today. @HeathertonHistory https://t.co/p6EpjC051P

Heatherton · May 22

Year 3 combined maths and ICT this morning. #Heathertonmaths https://t.co/wd9PU0Dwaz

Heatherton · May 22

Barbecue with snails last night 🐌 some girls liked them and others...didn’t! #heathertontrips #heathertongirl https://t.co/dorZg5hXYn

Heatherton · May 21

Fantastic walk up Malham Cove and exploring Malham Village. #Heathertontrips @MalhamTarnFSC https://t.co/c69vSpCpGB

Heatherton · May 21

Making the most of the sunshine to enjoy some hands on map work #Heathertontrips#outdoorlearning https://t.co/ADD7kUeiAS

Heatherton · May 20

The sun came out for us at Mont St Michel! 🌞 #Heathertontrips #Heathertongirl https://t.co/tDx4m8PzOd

Heatherton · May 20

Year 5 are safely on their way to Malham. Big smiles and waves as they left. Have fun girls! 😁 https://t.co/sQMhpVVcIz

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