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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 · Nov 20

The Year 5 and 6 Inter House Netball match is underway. Good luck everyone! #HeathertonPE https://t.co/Kw3CAloulD

Heatherton · Nov 20

Year 5 girls baking their individual designed bread. #HeathertonFoodTech #HeathertonDT https://t.co/n6cwK8N9DO

Heatherton · Nov 18

Task- to find out what a trireme was. Typical Heatherton response, to build one! #aiminghigh @HeathertonHistory https://t.co/Rz2WIRrmlI

Heatherton · Nov 12

Year 3 celebrated #AntiBullyingWeek2019 by showing their uniqueness by wearing #OddSocks for #OddSocksDay https://t.co/CNUqVQEfjH

Heatherton · Nov 8

PJ & Movie Night! Pizza, popcorn, sweets and a film! Kids are loving it. https://t.co/nbvx4zo3Er

Heatherton · Nov 6

Year 3 extended their learning over half term by making Celtic houses for history. #aiminghigh #Heathertonhistory https://t.co/TuHc4e3gT5

Heatherton · Oct 17

The girls had fun yesterday trying out the new gymnastics equipment. #HeathertonSport https://t.co/9Zh2NhWYMO

Heatherton · Oct 10

Year 1 enjoyed their Autumnal walk around the local area this morning #HeathertonScience https://t.co/82cStmeFLz

Heatherton · Oct 4

Reception enjoyed a visit from our Heatherton dogs this afternoon. #HeathertonEYFS #Heathertontherapydogs https://t.co/1vSSuKqZx0

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