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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 · Sep 18

Year 1 have had a great time making rainbows in the sunshine ☀️ 🌈 super throwing and catching girls, well done! https://t.co/FOLiQYafk7

Heatherton · Sep 17

Well done to our Nursery Stars of the Week https://t.co/sAv2OkHmhq

Heatherton · Sep 12

11+ is over! The girls (and their mascots) were quite happy about this https://t.co/ZkhiS4xUla

Heatherton · Sep 12

Year 3 enjoyed their time in the library today. #heathertonlibrary #lovereading https://t.co/QqjivKxAp7

Heatherton · Sep 5

Year 3 has fun this morning learning how to operate a Sphero in #HeathertonICT https://t.co/peAdN5H1Gx

Heatherton · Sep 4

Our younger pupils are enjoying exploring both inside and outside. https://t.co/wFzG51bjiU

Heatherton · Sep 4

Week one and smiles all round. Everyone has been enjoying catching up with their friends and making new ones too. https://t.co/6yW7Lustfw

Heatherton · Aug 29

Wishing our amazing Caretaker a very special 50th birthday! https://t.co/P6ECOd6l6C

Heatherton · Jul 2

The girls and staff have enjoyed a lovely sunny picnic day. #Heatherton https://t.co/NViKvY9x1E

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