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  • 21.08.2014 - Highfields ‘Class of 2014’ GCSE success

    The publication of today’s GCSE results sees Highfields School’s ‘Class of 2014’ celebrating some outstanding results. Overall the percentage of pupils gaining 5 A*-C including English and maths stands at 69%, in line with last year. However, the number of pupils achieving top grades has risen dramatically, with 20 pupils achieving 10 or more A*/A grades and 55% of youngsters recording at least 1 A*/A.

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  • 21.08.2014 - GCSE Results - Sixth Form Team Available for Discussion

    Following the issue of GCSE results, Thursday 21 August, the Sixth Form team will be available for discussion on Thursday 21 until 2.00pm and Friday 22 August 9.00am - 12.00pm.  Beyond these dates, and prior to the start of term, if you have any queries or concerns regarding Sixth Form please email Mr Flett - mflett@highfields.derbyshire.sch.uk

  • 14.08.2014 - Highfields Students Celebrate Record Breaking Success

    Highfields School Sixth Form students are celebrating outstanding A level results today, with an overall pass rate of 100%.  Overall 72% of grades are in the A*-B category, a significant increase on the school’s previous best performance of 60%.

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  • 22.07.2014 - Summer Challenge

    For your summer challenge we want you to produce a photograph of you challenging yourself.

    All photographs will be entered into a school competition. Every photo will be displayed and earn you 10 house points

    There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in upper and lower school (Y7&8, Y9&10). Get snapping!

  • 18.07.2014-Exam Results Information

    A2 exam results are available for collection from the Wheeldon Hall from 8.30am on Thursday 14th August.  AS level results will be available from 10.00am until 12noon on Thursday 14th August.
    Year 11 GCSE exam results will be available on Thursday 21st August and can be collected from the Wheeldon Hall from 8.30am.    
    Year 10 GCSE results can be collected from 10.00am until 12 noon on Thursday 21 August. 

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21.08.2014 - Two news items added

GCSE Results Day Photo Gallery added.

14.08.2014 - One news item added.

A Level Results Day Photo Gallery added.

School Trips & Visits document updated (Parents page)

30.07.2014 - Key Information for Parents document updated.

24.07.2014 - School Trips & Visits document updated (Parents page)

22.07.2014 - One news item added.

18.07.2014 - Three news items added.

Student Parliament Application Form added (Parliament page)