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.

     

    Prospective Reception Year Parent Tours

     

    For prospective year R parents of children starting in September 2019, we have the following tour dates:

     

    18th October 2018  – 11:00am

    8th November 2018 – 11:00am

    22nd November 2018 – 9:30am

    29th November 2018 – 11:00am

    5th December 2018 – 9:30am

     

    Due to the size of the Infant Site we ask if you would please telephone (02380555793) in advance to book onto a tour.  Tours take 20 – 30 minutes and are with the Headteacher, Mr King or the Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Warren.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions.

    Once booked onto a Tour, please arrive at the Infant Site in Church Lane just prior to the start time where you will be met by Mr King or Mrs Warren.