Academy Information

Highfields School became an academy on December 1, 2015. We are currently the only school in the Highfields Multi-Academy Trust. 

The Governing Body and all levels of leadership are involved in the pursuit of excellence. There is a focus on every child and a belief that every child matters and that every child will achieve and make progress. As an academy we look to achieve this by developing:

  • High quality teaching, learning and assessment that engages and meets the needs of all learners

  • A staffing structure that allows school leaders to focus on the strategic direction of the school and allows teachers to focus on teaching, learning and assessment

  • A high quality CPD, Lead Practitioner and staff support programme that supports staff pedagogy, recruitment and retention

  • A broad, balanced and engaging curriculum that challenges every student and allows them to follow the pathway that is most appropriate for them

  • Strong links with industry, higher education and the community that allow students to contextualise their learning

  • Outstanding support, care and guidance through a well-trained and highly skilled Inclusion Team

  • Excellent relationships with and amongst staff and students

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

  • A strong and responsive Voices programme that allows everyone to be heard and listened

  • A wide range of extracurricular activities, and student leadership programmes to enrich the learning experience

  • A positive contribution to and relationship with the local community

  • A supportive working partnership with home