Hundreds gather for Autumn Festival

Highfields’ annual Autumn Festival went with a bang as more than 250 people gathered for an evening of entertainment and stunning fireworks display.

The Autumn Festival has become a popular annual fixture on the school calendar over the past five years - and this year’s sell-out spectacular was the biggest and best yet.

Students, parents, teachers and members of the local community came along to the event where they were entertained with live performances, including dhol drummers and dancers.

The event also included a cake sale, henna and face painting, crafts activities and a competition to guess the weight of a pumpkin. Sixth Form students baked cakes to sell at the event to raise money for an upcoming trip to Swaziland in July 2017.

Highfields’ Head of Performance Sharon Bishop, who organised the event, said: “The Autumn Festival is an incredibly popular event on our school calendar and this year was our best so far.

“The event was a sell-out and it was great to invite so many visitors into the school. Our students were wonderful in their live performances and the fireworks display was a fantastic finale.”


Posted on November 3, 2016 .