Admissions FAQ

  • Q. How do I contact Admissions?

  • Q. Are there any open days?

  • Q. Do you accept vouchers?

    A.Heathside does not currently accept Government Childcare Vouchers. However, we do sometimes accept private vouchers provided by some employers which subsidise childcare for their employees.

     

    There are numerous private schemes available, and Heathside is signed up to many of these voucher schemes. Regrettably, we can only accept vouchers for the private schemes for which we are members.

     

  • Q. When is the earliest I can register my child?

  • Q. I've received an offer of a place. How long do I have before I have to commit?

    A.To accept an offer of a place, please pay the deposit within 4 weeks of receiving the offer letter.

     

  • Q. Does my child need to be assessed?

     

    If the parents and the school wish to progress with the admission and depending on the availability of places, we will invite your child (Year 1 and above) to spend a day at the school so they can experience a typical day at Heathside. We find this provides the best opportunity to determine if there is a good fit between your child and the school.

  • Q. Why do you need to contact my child's previous school?

    A.This is due to government legislation and guidelines. All schools are routinely in contact with each other to confirm joining and leaving dates to ensure that children do not have gaps in their education.

     

    All schools also regularly are in contact to provide confidential references on students.

  • Q. Can I visit the school before paying the registration fees?

  • Q. My child has special needs - can Heathside cater for this?

     

  • Q. I have accepted an offer of a place - how do I order lunches and uniform etc.?

     

    This account enables you to purchase uniform and book other things such as school lunches, clubs and trips.

  • Q. How do I pay school fees?

    A.Fees are normally invoiced termly, in advance. Details of how to pay school fees are included in the offer letter and detailed on your fees invoices.

     

  • Q. Can my child be admitted to Heathside mid-year?

    A.Yes. Occasional places do come up mid-year dependent on waiting lists. Many Heathside parents have international careers and do sometimes need to relocate as necessary.

     

  • Q. How much notice does the school need if our family has to relocate?

  • Q. Does Heathside publish a prospectus?

    A.Heathside is an environmentally-conscious school. For the good of the environment, we try to minimise what we print.

     

    This website is our prospectus and contains all the latest information.

  • Q. Are bursaries available?

  • Q. Can I defer my child's start date?

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+44 (0) 203 058 4011  info@heathside.net