Heathfield Community School
|Type||Community secondary school|
|Local authority||Somerset County Council|
|DfE URN||123883 Tables|
|Students||1,272 as of January 2012[update]|
Heathfield Community School is a state secondary school located at West Monkton in the outskirts of Taunton, England. It has 1,272 students aged 11 to 16 as of January 2012[update], and has an Arts College specialist status. The headteacher is Peter Hoare.
A new sand-based astro pitch was opened in 2003 and was funded partly through local businesses. The pitch is used both by the school and the local community with a local 6 a side league held there on Monday evenings.
The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre is a theatre which is open to the community but is also used by the school for teaching and performing. Some year-11 pupils perform their GCSE Drama pieces in the theatre each year. The arts centre is also used by the school to perform musical concerts, however the Christmas concert is performed in the sports hall due to high demand.
"The Space" is a new 6th form facility based on the Heathfield School Site offering a performing arts diploma. The first cohort of students started September 2009.