Heskin Pemberton’s Church of England School

Heskin Pemberton’s C of E School is situated within the most beautiful of locations, surrounded by open fields in the rural village of Heskin close to Eccleston and Chorley. Heskin Pemberton’s C of E Primary School is one where pupils, teachers and parents come together to provide maximum opportunities for each and every child. Small year groups ensure each adult in school knows the children and their parents which enriches the family ethos of Heskin Pemberton.

A close relationship with St James’ The Great Wrightington with Heskin Church provides strong Christian links which further contributes to the rich learning environment. Everyone involved at Heskin Pemberton’s C of E Primary believes, ‘working together excellence is achieved, through hard work, tolerance and a happy learning environment.

Parents are always welcome in school and there are many occasions to share in the children’s achievements. Weekly star assemblies, frequent parent evenings and bi-annual drama performances are just some of the opportunities to celebrate success. In addition an open communication policy between teachers, parents and governors is welcomed. To this end the School has a truly ‘Open Door’ policy and all are invited to visit the <span style="font-size: 1rem; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;">school.</span>

Established as a Grammar School in Heskin and founded by James Pemberton in 1597, Heskin Pemberton’s C of E Primary School has a long history of educating its children. Isaac Waring, headmaster 1864-1879 and governor 1879-1914 was a notable benefactor of the school. To this day the children’s end of year achievements are celebrated by a ceremony and party, funded by Isaac Waring, known affectionately as The Waring Treat.