Heathside Preparatory School

Type Independent School
Age Range 2-16
Religion Unknown
Address 84A Heath Street
Reference Number 100078



Heathside Preparatory School, located at NW3 1DN in North West London, is an independent, co-educational day school catering to pupils from Nursery to Year 8 (ages 2-13). The school offers a wide-ranging curriculum, focusing on academic excellence while fostering a nurturing learning environment. Key facts about the school include:

  1. Accreditation: Heathside Preparatory is part of the Federation of Girls' Schools (FGS), the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools (IAPS) and Independent Schools Association (ISA).

  2. Dynamic approach to education: The school has adopted the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) for its youngest cohort (Nursery to Year 3), which focuses on holistic learning, nurturing curiosity, and fostering global understanding.

  3. Diverse nationalities: Heathside Prep students come from a wide variety of nationalities.

  4. Strong academic achievements: The school has a high academic standard, with 100% of its Year 8 students passing the Gloria Scholarship entrance exams for Year 9.

  5. Extracurricular activities: Heathside Prep offers a broad range of extracurricular activities, clubs, and events for students to develop their passions and interests.

  6. Facilities: The school has unique facilities such as a kinetic climbing wall, film studio, and forest school for students.

  7. Support: Heathside Prep has a 100% targeted support for students in its Learning Support Department, addressing the needs of students individually and in small groups.

  8. Location: The school is nestled away in a beautiful residential area and boasts a spacious four-acre site, providing ample room for pupils to enjoy extensive outdoor space and facilities.

  9. Community and values: Heathside Prep is dedicated to building a strong, supportive community that embraces its students with warmth as they grow from their first and only early years school.

  10. Aspiring to the future: Heathside Prep prepares its students to thrive in their future academic goals, both within the UK and internationally.

Confidence: 95%

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 56.99%
Girls: 43.01%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 Unknown
2 Unknown
3 Unknown
4 Unknown
5 Unknown
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8 Unknown
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10 Unknown
11 Unknown

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2022-03-08
Date Description Report
2022-01-11 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2020-11-24 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2019-09-12 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2019-03-19 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2019-01-10 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2018-09-27 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2018-07-09 Additional inspection Additional inspection
2017-09-19 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2014-07-03 Emergency inspection Emergency inspection
2013-05-22 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:
2010-01-14 Light touch inspection Light touch inspection
2007-03-22 Standard inspection: Standard inspection:


Age Range

Special Schools

Independent Schools

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Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)