Handcross Park School

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Handcross Park School
Motto Be Trewe
Established 1887
Type Independent preparatory
Head Master Richard Brown
Location London Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH17 6HF
Gender Coeducational
Houses 4
Colours Blue & Gold          
Website www.handcrossparkschool.co.uk

Handcross Park School is an independent co-educational preparatory school in Handcross, between Crawley, Horsham and Haywards Heath in West Sussex, England. The school provides private co-education from the Nursery aged 2, through Pre-Prep and into Prep until aged 13, with a mix of day pupils and weekly and full boarders. The school traces its origins back to 1887, and moved to its current site in 1968. As of 2016, the School has 362 pupils.

The current Headmaster, Richard Brown, joined the school in September 2016 taking over from Graeme Owton who became Head in 2011. Graeme Owton has become Executive Head of the Brighton College Prep Schools.

In June 2011 a merger with Brighton College was announced.[1]


House Colours
Britons Red     
Normans Green     
Saxons Yellow     
Vikings Blue     



Apart from Brighton College (which they are merged with), Handcross leavers get a wide range of offers at elite Public boarding schools such as Worth, Wellington, Charterhouse, Epsom, Harrow, Sevenoaks, Winchester and Shrewsbury amongst others. [3]

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Coordinates: 51°3′43.61″N 0°11′48.36″W / 51.0621139°N 0.1967667°W / 51.0621139; -0.1967667