Handcross Park School
Handcross Park, which is located in the area of Horsham and Haywards Heath, offers a high-quality all-round education to boys and girls up to the age of 13. Full and weekly boarding options are available from the age of 7. Handcross Park has an enviable academic record at Common Entrance and scholarship level, and places traditional family values at the heart of its education provision. The School is less than an hour away from central London.
Traditional values combined with innovation
Within an environment which is firmly stimulating and vibrant, children are in an excellent position to flourish and succeed. With traditional values and innovative teaching, a Handcross Park education is a rounded one in every sense of the word.
Handcross attempts to make the most of its 50 acres of Sussex countryside, with extensive playing fields, a six-hole golf course as well as an Organic Garden complete with chickens. There is also a music school, a sports hall and an ICT suite. The boarding house can be described as home-from-home accommodation with a hospitable family environment available to both weekly and full boarders. Residents can make use of the facilities during the evenings and weekends.
Ten core themes
The School has ten core themes which lie at the heart of its operations. These are Pupil Wellbeing; Arts and Performance; Academic Excellence and Innovation; Sport and Sportsmanship; Thinking and Life Skills; International Awareness and Languages; Community Service and Citizenship; Outdoor Education; Spiritual Life; and The Family.
Handcross Park can boast outstanding scholarship results and an excellent Common Entrance record which represent the high quality of teaching provided with the aim of preparing children for the best senior schools in the UK. The School takes pride in the pursuit of excellence for all its pupils, educating them along the way to become compassionate, articulate and sociable individuals.
“There are some truly inspiring teachers; a wonderful environment in which to grow up; the boarders have a real sense of community.”
Handcross Park parent