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  • 24.02.2015 - House Competition

    The House Team are running a mask competition to complement this year’s Comic Relief theme of ‘Make your Face Funny for Money’.

    Students can work as individuals or in groups to create a mask.


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    23.02.2015 - Year 11 Reach Semi Final of County Cup

    Highfields School 8–0 The Pingle School

    Goals: Tom Savage, Steven Mallinder (3), Owen Ash, Sam Coates, George Dronfield, Jack Heywood.

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  • 23.02.2015 - Davos Ski Trip

    A brilliant homegrown video of the recent Davos ski trip has been uploaded to the Highfields YouTube channel. It was filmed by Mr Turner and ​edited by our sports apprentice Andy Brough.

    YouTube Video

  • 19.02.2015 - E.ON Teams up with Bright Sparks from Highfields to Create Replica Power Station

    Year 9 pupils from Highfields School joined forces with E.ON to build a replica biomass-fired power station as part of the energy company’s interactive Energy Experience education programme.

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  • 19.02.2015 - Dance Workshop for Year 9

    On Wednesday 18th February, Dance4 CAT Centre for Advance Training delivered a Dance workshop for the Dance students of year 9.

    The Dance workshop was a exciting opportunity for the pupils to work with a male professional dancer and musician. The dancers took part in a technique class, followed by a creative choreography task.


  • 18.02.2015 - Application to A-Level study at Highfields Sixth Form

    ​Students in Year 11 who would like to apply to Highfields Sixth Form will be given an Application Form during PSHE lessons this week (w/c 16th Feb). This form includes the Option Blocks for 2015 entry. Guidelines for completion of the form can be viewed on our Sixth Form Page of the website.


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Upcoming Events

Year 8 Parent Consultation Evening

Tuesday 3rd March, 4-7pm, Wheeldon Hall (Upper Site)



Autism Interest Group Meeting

Tuesday 10th March, 6.30-8pm,

L6 (Upper Site)


PTA Meeting

Tuesday 10th March, 6.30pm,

Lower Site Staff Room


House Points

Sponsored by Matlock Rotary Club


Last Updated: 02.03.2015


Website Updates

26.02.2015 - PTA page updated.

24.02.2015 - One news item added.

School Trips & Visits document updated (Parents page)

23.02.2015 - Two news items added

20.02.2015 - Curriculum page updated.

19.02.2015 - Two news items added

Photo Gallery added (Gallery page)

Apprenticeship Opportunity added. (Careers page)

SEN page updated.

18.02.2015 - One news item added.

Sports Leadership News updated.

Sixth Form page updated.

17.02.2015 - One news item added.