Heathside Preparatory School

About Us


Anyone who visits Heathside will tell you it is a special place.

Our friendly and welcoming nursery and Prep school are known in the local community for putting children at the heart of everything we do. The school is set in historic buildings in Hampstead village, a few minutes’ walk from Hampstead Heath, where the children play at lunchtimes.

Heathside has an informal atmosphere that fosters a high level of individual responsibility and self-motivation in the children. We encourage the development of the whole person and, as a result, Heathside is a relaxed and happy place, and academic standards are high.

Our approach to learning is sensitive to each child’s interests and abilities. We provide a broad curriculum and an exceptional mix of extra-curricular activities.

Heathside has been providing child-centered education for more than 25 years. You will find out more about us on these pages, but the best possible way to get to know us is to come and visit.

We look forward to welcoming you to Heathside soon.

Nadia Ward


At Heathside, we are dedicated to supporting each student to develop into a confident independent learner.

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