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Open Events

Heatherton Whole School Open Event – Saturday 30 September AM

Please select ‘book an open event’ to see the full list of upcoming events. You can then select the Heatherton event you’d like to attend, provide a few details and confirm your place.


Personal Tours

Please contact our Admissions team to review the availability of tours for the remainder of this term on 01494 726433.

Tour bookings for the next academic year will be available to book from late August 2023.


Where your daughter will flourish

Heatherton is a forward-thinking, innovative school with a very special close family feel that is renowned in the Buckinghamshire area.

Mrs Nicola Nicoll, BSc (Hons), MEd

Headteacher of Heatherton

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Co-Ed Nursery

Our nurturing and inspiring co-ed Nursery offers outstanding Early Years education for girls and boys from the term they turn three to the start of Reception.

The Nursery at Heatherton is a very caring environment, where every child is known individually and their own interests nurtured and developed.

—Heatherton Nursery Parent

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Entrance to Berkhamsted Girls

As we are part of the Berkhamsted Family of Schools, currently our Year 6 girls who choose to apply to Berkhamsted Girls, have the benefit of sitting the entrance assessment a week before external candidates, as well as receiving offers around 2 months ahead.

For further details on the current Year 7 entry assessments and the transfer process, please refer to our Progression Policy.

From 2025 we will not require Heatherton pupils entering Berkhamsted Girls to take any entrance exams from the 2025 Year 7 entry onwards: this affects pupils in Year 3 in September 2021, and following years.

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Please watch the videos below to get a snapshot of daily life at our Nursery and whole School.

Our Co-Ed Nursery
School Life

My daughter’s confidence and self-belief has grown brilliantly since joining and it’s so wonderful to watch her progress from strength to strength in such a kind, caring and nurturing environment.

– Current Parent 

Preparing for Senior Schools

At Heatherton, we know that choosing the right school is one of the most important decisions that you will have to make about your daughter’s future. We prepare the girls at Heatherton for a diverse range of Senior Schools, including Grammar and Independent Schools.

Heatherton pupils will stand out from others in their holistic preparation for moving up to Senior School. Our pupils are wholly supported in preparing for the transfer process for entry into any Senior School they may wish to apply for and also when preparing for Scholarships. 


Heatherton provided my daughter with a solid foundation of confidence, a love of learning new things, and great social skills, which prepared her beautifully to move on to Secondary School.

– Former Heatherton Parent


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