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Handcross Park Haywards Heath, West Sussex Visit
Handcross Park
Haywards Heath
392 pupils, ages 2-13
Day and Boarding

Handcross Park

Part of the same family as Brighton College, Handcross Park reaps the benefits of its ties with the school of the hour. But with 400 sparky boys and girls from nursery to 13, it’s also an autonomous school in its own right. This is one of those magical childhood preps where outdoor activities rule (boiler suits and wellies are on the uniform list), family time is valued (there’s no Saturday school) and hothousing is unheard of – despite leavers heading off to first-class seniors. It has a broadly local contingent but interest from Londoners is growing – and it's easy to...
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 1£4,090
    Year 2£4,295
    Year 3£5,315
    Year 4£6,230
    Year 5£7,240
    Year 6£7,240
    Year 7£7,475
    Year 8 £7,800
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3 £7,530
    Year 4 £8,440
    Year 5 £9,465
    Year 6£9,465
    Year 7£9,805
    Year 8 £10,160

    Handcross offers means-tested fee support to gifted pupils from less well-off economic backgrounds. The application requires a full financial history and is subject to yearly review. The school also offers a flat fee remission in the form of a sibling discount (5 per cent for the second child, 10 per cent for the third). 

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Fionna Thomson
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London Road, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6HF

01444 400526


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