'Thanks to all parents and carers who came to Parents evening on Wednesday 5th October. It was so great to see so many of our families. Thank you for completing the parental questionnaire. We are thrilled with the positive responses. If you were unable to attend parents evening and would like to tell us your views, a parental questionnaire is available from the school office. We welcome your views

Welcome to the Heathfield School Website.

Heathfield is a special school for pupils aged between 3 and 11 with moderate or severe learning difficulties. Many of the pupils have additional complex needs.   Our highly motivated team of education and multi-agency professionals offers the highest quality provision dedicated to meeting the educational and other needs of children and families.

We have the highest expectations of every pupils. Personalised learning plans and challenging educational targets are set and negotiated with parents. Any barriers to learning are identified and strategies to overcome them put in place. 

We are a forward thinking community where all pupils and staff are respected for their unique contributions.  Every member of our community succeeds in a supportive, fun and creative environment.

Our new vision and values statement reflects our ambition and dedication to prepare our pupils for a successful transition to the next step.  Our self-values are: Respect, Encouragement, Happiness, Trust, Individuality and Confidence.  Our Learning values are: Cognition, Choice, Communication, Independence and Life skills.

Please look at the website or arrange a visit to fully appreciate what we are about.


We are constantly working to improve our school.

Steve Hollinghurst

Interim Executive Headteacher