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Heathside School Hampstead

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Heathside School Hampstead

Address: 84a Heath Street, Hampstead, London NW3 1DN
Founded: 1995
Number of Pupils: 235
Ages: 2-13
Fees: (termly) £5,601 to £6,464
Head Teacher: Katherine Vintiner
Religious Affiliation: Non-denominational
Entrance Procedure: Non-academically selective. Children invited for a taster day and school requests last two school reports.
Contact: Admissions Department; 020 3058 4011
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: School tours are held weekly during term time for all year groups and open days held termly. Ad hoc tours can be arranged by appointment.

The Curriculum

Heathside is non-academically selective, and students are supported to become confident, independent learners achieving high academic standards. Small class sizes ensure teaching is tailored so every child gets the best from each lesson.

Games & the Arts

Clubs include capoeira, chess, choir, coding, debating, drama, fencing and science. Specialist sport teachers coach a range of team sports and arrange fixtures with schools in the area. All children take part in two performances each year and music groups play regular concerts.

Pastoral Care

The wellbeing of all pupils at Heathside is of paramount importance and pupils are supported to develop healthy and happy friendships with their classmates and peers. A team of student Wellbeing Champions works with school leaders to help promote wellbeing throughout the school. If a class teacher has any concerns about any pupil’s wellbeing, they can call on the school’s Place2Be counsellor to provide support. Mindfulness is taught using specialist curriculum, Dots. 

Recent Scholarships

Westminster, Francis Holland, Haberdashers’ Aske’s, Channing, South Hampstead High School, North Bridge House, Emanuel.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

Heathside is friendly, inclusive and academic. Children and young people are really happy at Heathside. The atmosphere is relaxed, but academic standards are high. What makes Heathside special is the focus on each individual student, giving them the confidence to feel they can succeed and go on the next step of their learning. 

Outstanding Characteristics

A village school with a global community, Heathside welcomes families from across the world. Heathside parents are hugely supportive and play a key role in shaping the future of the school. Set in the historic centre of Hampstead, a few minutes’ walk from Hampstead Heath, where the children play at lunchtimes.

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