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Handcross Park Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Handcross Park
Haywards Heath
392 pupils, ages 2-13
Mixed
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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    Scholarships

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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception£3,330
    Year 1£3,450
    Year 2£3,625
    Year 3£4,485
    Year 4£5,260
    Year 5£6,110
    Year 6£6,110
    Year 7£6,405
    Year 8£6,680
    Boarding fees per term

    Nursery-
    Reception-
    Year 1-
    Year 2-
    Year 3£6,330
    Year 4£7,100
    Year 5£7,960
    Year 6£7,960
    Year 7£8,245
    Year 8£8,540




    Bursaries
    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). For more information and further queries, please see the school’s website:

    handcrossparkschool.co.uk/admissions/faq

    Bursary contact:
    Bursar Fionna Thomson
    fthomson@handxpark.com
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School Updates

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Essentials

Address
London Road, Handcross, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6HF

Contact
registrar@handxpark.com
01444 400526

Website
handcrossparkschool.co.uk

ISI Report

Fees

Term Dates


Open Days

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Open day
09 October 2021


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