Category: School Life Blog

Hello All, In case you’re struggling to find information about the Highfields response to the coronavirus / COVID-19 situation, this is the webpage you need: Coronavirus / COVID-19 Information Take Care, Mr Grant, Headteacher

On Friday 28th February 2020 we welcomed local councillors Kerry Waters and Andy Sorton to Highfields for a catch-up. We showcased the changes made to Highfields over the past 18 months and talked them through our vision and priorities for …

Visit of Councillors Kerry Waters and Andy Sorton Read More »

Dear Staff, Students and Friends of Highfields, We are pleased to announce that Highfields was visited in January of this year – and we have been judged to be a Grade 2 ‘Good Provider’. This is just the 2nd time …

Ofsted Inspection January 2020 Read More »

Today marks the end of the Autumn Term and will see Highfields close for the festive period, re-opening on the 7th of January 2020. One of our students, conscious that tired staff might want freshening up before Christmas, kindly opened …

Getting ready for Christmas Read More »

This year we were invited to Stockport’s ‘Young Apprentice Event’. Students were given the opportunity to compete against mainstream schools in a ‘The Apprentice’ style experience. The 5 students who attended were given tasks to test their practical and creative …

Young Apprentices Event Read More »

This week students from Year 11 Careers visited the Apple Store in Manchester to take part in an interactive workshop – ‘Video Lab: Small Screen Magic’ co-created with Zack King. The workshop was designed to encourage students to consider careers …

Year 11 Careers Visit to Apple Store, Manchester Read More »

At Highfields our informal rallying cry to partners is, ‘The young people at Highfields are the whole of Stockport’s future – this makes them the whole Stockport’s concern‘. In turn, we welcome partners to come and participate in the life …

Visit from William Wragg MP Read More »

We have recently started to develop a link with our nearest Tesco, located at Portwood Roundabout. An initiative currently taking place is a fundraiser by Tesco, via their second-hand bookstall, to raise money for our allotments project. We’ll have news …

Link with Tesco Portwood Roundabout Read More »

As part of their daily ‘Project’ session, Key Stage 3 students have been looking at the ancient Maya civilisation. The students have learned about who the ancient Maya people were and where and when they lived. They’ve used maps and …

Key Stage 3 Ancient Civilizations Read More »

We recently sent out a letter to all parents/carers – and students – about the work we are undertaking to further improve Highfields. This can be accessed here: Letter to Parents-Carers October 2019