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Why Choose

Heathfield International
Summer School

Summer Courses

with high educational standards

Set in the beautiful, leafy environs of Ascot, famous for its Royal Racecourse, Heathfield School is located within an hour of both London and Heathrow Airport. Founded in 1899, Heathfield is set in 36 acres of tree lined grounds, and our international students have access to all our extensive, modern facilities including:

  • Performing arts theatre

  • 25m heated indoor pool

  • Large sports fields

  • Six netball / tennis courts

  • Sports hall

  • Fitness suite

  • Dance studio

  • Digital recording studio

  • STEM building

  • Photography studio

  • Recently refurbished boarding houses

  • Two IT suites

  • Large library

  • Cookery suite

  • Music practice rooms

  • Comfortable common rooms

Performing arts theatre

25m heated indoor pool

Large sports fields

Six netball/tennis courts

Dance studio

Digital recording studio

Photography studio

Stem building with five science laboratories

Recently refurbished boarding houses

Two IT suites

Large Library

Cookery suite

Music practice rooms

Comfortable common rooms

Sports hall

Fitness suite


Our International Students

benefit from:

  • Integration with UK girls from Heathfield and other local schools
  • Over 40 years’ experience in educating and supporting international students
  • High quality English language provision and academic programmes created just for girls by Heathfield School staff
  • Staff to student ratio of 1:6 plus 24 hrs school nurse and housemothers
  • Class sizes limited to 16
  • Exciting range of fun-packed activities to choose from
  • 3 excursions a week including London, Windsor and Oxford
  • Newly refurbished, attractive boarding facilities with both single and 4 – 6 person dormitories
  • Delicious and nutritious high-quality meals with a wide range of British and International hot and cold dishes, including a vegetarian option at each meal
  • Heathfield kitchen has been consistently awarded the maximum 5* rating by the Food Standards Agency
  • Large, wood-panelled dining room
  • Extensive Wi-Fi coverage
  • Heathfield minibuses and drivers
  • Over 15 nationalities attend each year
  • Class reports and certificates of attendance for each student
  • A great opportunity to experience life in a British boarding school

What the girls say

Of all the lessons that I really liked the most was the writing task that we did about Jane Austen and also the talking tasks we did in groups


I really loved there lessons because the teachers were so kind and the lessons were compelling


We had alot of fun and the teachers are all very nice to us


We work togetherin groups. The lessons are nice and I learnt new things


I loved everything about Summer School


English lesson and project lessons are actually pretty fun


I liked the first project rather than the second one but in general I really liked the fact of having to work in a group and learning a lot of new things


A lot of work with other classmates helped me to find new friends and skilled my English


Everyday was interesting and each day I learnt something new.

Camilla - Italy15 - Second year

My arrival was great. I was really looked after properly by everyone.

Vanessa - Hong Kong12 - Frist year

I like Heathfield because it is safe, my English keeps improving and I like the teachers and my friends.

Leen - Jordan13 - Fourth year

Heathfield is a very good summer school because I made friends from other nationalities and spoke English with them all the time.

Laia - Austria/Spain14 - First year

I love Heathfield. I liked the cookery best because the food is very yummy and tennis coaching too because I love tennis.

Victoire - France12 - First year

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An amazing experience that your daughter will cherish forever

for girls aged 8 to 17

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