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Heathfield School, Ascot, Berkshire



School Details
School Crest
London Road,
Ascot,
Berkshire,
United Kingdom,
SL5 8BQ

Tel: +44 1344 898342
Fax: +44 1344 890689

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Founded:1899

Headmistress:
Marina Gardiner Legge

Registrar:
Mrs Isabel Hutchings

This school offers flexi-boarding.

Accreditations and affiliations:
ISBA, AGBIS, GSA, BSA, ISC, AMDIS
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
11 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£20,700
to
£21,276
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£33,375
to
£34,200
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
0
Day
14
0
Full board
190
0
Weekly
0
NA
Total
204
This school offers
flexi-boarding.
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
83
37
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Assessment, Interview, Please apply to school, Trial day at school, Scholarship exam, Report from previous school, Taster days, Visit school, Registration
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Armed forces discounts or bursaries, All-rounder, Siblings, Teaching, 6th Form, Sport, Means tested assisted places, Senior school entry, Means tested scholarships, Academic, Other scholarships, Junior school entry, Financial need, Other bursaries, Music, Drama, Clergy/Ministers, Art, Means tested bursaries

What we offer


  • Classics
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Business studies
  • Economics
  • Theology
  • Photography
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Government/Politics
  • ICT
  • Psychology
  • Media/Film studies
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Chinese
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • French
  • Greek
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Ancient Greek
  • Tennis
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Squash
  • Polo
  • Rounders
  • Cross-country
  • Swimming
  • Gymnastics
  • Badminton
  • Athletics
  • Fencing
  • Table tennis
  • Fitness training
  • Lacrosse
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Ballet
  • Shooting
  • Horse riding and management
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Drama productions
  • Skiing
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Canoeing
  • Adventure training
  • Dance
  • First aid/life savers
  • Chess
  • Young Enterprise
  • Yoga
  • Orienteering
  • Language club
  • Scuba diving
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Before school/Breakfast club
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
  • Physical Disabilities
 
 
 

School Video



 
Head Photo'Girls First' is what we are all about at Heathfield.

We are a school where every girl is known. Research demonstrates that students do best when their achievement is supported by strong relationships. Whilst Heathfield is well-known for its excellent pastoral care, we also enable pupils to reach whatever goal they are aiming for - and there's a wide range. Pupils recently left with places at Oxford for Medicine, Central St Martins for Art, Hospitality at Ecole Hotelier de Lausanne, Maths at University College London and various academic courses at leading Russell Group universities including Warwick, Newcastle Exeter and Edinburgh.

Heathfield School is celebrating having been officially declared 'Excellent' in all areas by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) in our latest February 2018 inspection.

Inspectors rated the quality of pupils' academic and other achievements as 'Excellent' stating that "Pupils consistently demonstrate positive attitudes to learning, have highly developed communication skills, and achieve their best". They went on to confirm that, "Pupils demonstrate outstanding subject knowledge and understanding and display extremely effective study skills and abilities such as analysis and synthesis of knowledge". They also described pupils' non-academic achievements as "outstanding".

Personal development was also rated 'Excellent' with Inspectors commenting that, "Pupils are socially aware and work extremely effectively with others to achieve common goals and demonstrate conspicuously substantial self-knowledge and resilience that prepares them well for the next stage of their lives". They concluded that "Pupils are articulate, happy and confident" and that "Pupils respect and value diversity in society and appreciate their own and other cultures."

Last year Heathfield celebrated an amazing performance in its GCSE exams having achieved the school's best ever results with 60% of girls achieving A*-A and grades 7,8,9 in the new and significantly more demanding English GCSEs - an 11% improvement on figures for 2016. Eight in ten girls (87%) achieved all A*-C grades in their A Level exams in 2017, with more than half gaining all A*-B grades.

Set in 36 acres of beautiful grounds, pupils make full use of all facilities which include 25m heated indoor pool, performing arts theatre, 5 lacrosse pitches, 6 tennis/netball courts, cross-country track, large sports hall, new dance studio, digital recording studio and fitness suite. Girls compete successfully in Lacrosse, Netball, Swimming, Tennis, Athletics and various Equestrian disciplines.

Entry is at 11, 13 or 16. Scholarships are available. For Open Mornings please visit: www.heathfieldschool.net. For further information, please email registrar@heathfieldschool.net.
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