Safeguarding Notice

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you have any concerns regarding the safeguarding of any of our pupils please contact one of our Designated safeguarding leads Mrs Jill Turner, Miss Carla Pilgrim, Ms Janine Harries, Miss Rosanna Blake, Miss Rebecca Smith

Our Child Protection and Safeguarding policies can be found here:
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Heathlands Primary Academy

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Welcome to Heathlands Primary Academy


It is a pleasure to introduce myself as Headteacher of Heathlands Primary Academy.


Heathlands is a small primary academy located on the West Howe estate in Bournemouth.


Heathlands has a renewed focus on standards through a subject based curriculum. The school has high expectations of pupils in terms of their academic work, behaviour and personal appearance. Through hard work, determination and good behaviour, all children can be successful. Children can begin their journey at Heathlands in the school's nursery and remain at the school until they leave, ready to begin their secondary education, at the end of Year 6.


There are three key values that underpin the work that is done at Heathlands, these being: Respect, Excellence and Integrity. Through these values, and the school's curriculum, pupils will be well prepared for their next stage of education.


If you need a paper copy of any of the information on this website you can request this free of charge.


Miss Janine Harries





About the school

We are a co-educational community school located in West Howe close to the Children's Centre, West Howe Library, Henry Brown Youth Centre, Fernheath Play and the local shops.  We have around 200 pupils and provide for Pre-school age through to age 11 (Year 6). We have wonderful outside facilities - 2 hard playgrounds, "The Spinney" - our woodland area - and a large playing field. We are part of the Coastal Learning Partnership. 

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How to contact us


You can visit us at

Andrews Close

Springwater Road

West Howe


BH11 8HB


You can phone us on

01202 574452


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