A happy school rooted firmly in Christian principles...

A school where pupils are motivated to learn to attain high standards...

A school where it is enjoyable to teach and fun to learn...

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  • Message from the Head

    Welcome to our school! We hope you enjoy reading our blogs on our new website and getting a sense of the special place that this is! We are a school that invests in memorable learning.

     

    We want learning to be exciting , for teaching to be effective and for relationships to be strong based on mutual respect.

     

    The following links will be really useful for you as you and your child as they rise to the learning challenges ahead:

     

    • The Bucket and Spade List Year R to 6 (if you have any additional ideas for games let me know)

    The Bucket and Spade list

     

    A brief summary of how children learn. This is a short summary of learning theory and it will assist you in understanding the learning process.

     

    Home Learning and the Ebbinghaus Link

     

    The attachment above uses the phrase ‘drip,drip of learning ‘ and below are the areas of focus we have at Highfield

     

    Key Areas for home Yr R to Yr 2

    Key Areas for home Lower Juniors (Yr3 and 4)

    Key Areas for home Upper Junior Yr5 and Yr 6

     

    Please look at the calendar of events on this website and on the Updates. Home contact and learning is also supported through our Highfield ‘OurSchoolsApp’. Talk Time Learning (TTL) suggestions can be found in the information section.

     

    2020 Reception Intake Tours of the school

     

    Mr King and/or Mrs Warren will be conducting tours of the school for prospective parents for 2020 intake on the following dates:

     

    Wednesday, 25th September 2019 at 9.15am – PLEASE NOTE THIS DATE IS NOW FULL

    Tuesday, 1st October 2019 at 9.15am

    Tuesday, 22nd October 2019 at 9.15am

    Wednesday, 13th November 2019 at 9.15am

     

    As we are a small school and the classes will be in session at this time, places on the tours are limited, please contact the school office in the first instance to book.  Tours will take approximately 30 minutes and you will have the opportunity to ask any questions to inform this important decision.

    We look forward to meeting you!