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  • Year 6 Open Afternoon & Evening - Thursday 9th October

    We warmly invite parents/carers and students in Year 6 who would
    like to join us next year, in September 2015, to attend our Open
    Afternoon/Evening on Thursday 9th October.

    For further information, please click the link below.

    Open Afternoon & Evening Flyer

  • 19.09.2014 - Ignis Wins House Cup

    Congratulations to Ignis House, the 2013-14 winners of the House Cup.

    Mr Short, the president of the Rotary Club in Matlock came to the year8 assembly to present the House Cup to Sammy Oldfield, George Sandiford, and the Vice Captain Joe Living.

    Gallery |

  • 18.09.2014 - Maths Mentorship

    Mrs Boam (head of Maths) has had great success with the Maths mentorship program over the years. In a video uploaded to our YouTube channel Mrs Boam examines why it has been so successful by asking her students.​

    YouTube Video

  • 18.09.2014 - Dance Clubs

    The Dance department would like to invite students to their new lunch and after school clubs. All students who join the clubs will have the opportunity to perform to an audience at the Evening of Dance.

    Please see the links below for more details.

    GCSE+ | HighFlyers | Street Dance | LowFlyers

  • 16.09.2014 - Highfields House Competition

    This Autumn's House Challenge is to create a graffiti design which could be transformed into brightening up one of the areas of the school. This could be your opportunity to work with an artist.

    The competition is open to all students.

    For further information, please click the link below.


  • 16.09.2014 - 'On Your Marks' Summer School

    On the 1st September 2014, Highfields opened its doors to its first ever summer school.

    A video has been uploaded to our YouTube channel showing a taste of what occurred over the week, and was filmed by the students that attended.​

    YouTube video

  • 15.09.2014 - GCSE & A-Level Art Work Collection

    Art work from last year can be collected from November. The exam board require that we keep hold of them until this time.

    If you would like to collect your work, please contact the Office, and we will be able to ensure your work is available for collection.

  • 11.09.2014 - Parliament Cabinet Application

    Anyone wanting to apply to be a member of the school cabinet for 2014/2015 needs to fill out the form below and return it to Mr Moss/Ms Christopolous by Friday 17th October.


    Application Form

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Upcoming Event


Wednesday 24th September, 7pm, Lower Site Staff Room (Starkholmes)

All parents are most welcome to attend and we would extend a special invitation to parents of Year 7 students who have just joined us. The meeting will be short and informal and you won't have your arm twisted to take on any jobs! We look forward to meeting you.


Year 6 Open Afternoon & Evening

Thursday 9th October



Sixth Form Open Evening

Monday 10th November, 6-9pm, Upper Site (Lumsdale)


House Points

Sponsored by Matlock Rotary Club


Last Updated: 05.09.2014


Website Updates

19.09.2014 - One news item added.

House Cup Ceremony gallery added.

Year 8 Introduction Letter added (Recent Letters)

Year 8 Homework Timetable updated. (Students page)

Year 12 Key Dates added (Sixth Form page)

18.09.2014 - Two news items added

Dance page updated.

School Trips & Visits document updated (Parents page)

16.09.2014 - Two news items added

15.09.2014 - Three news items added

Year 7-11 School Prospectus added.

Year 6 Open Afternoon & Evening flyer added.

PTA page updated

Sports Leadership News updated

11.09.2014 - Three news items added.

Four letters added (Recent Letters)

05.09.2014 - 'On Your Marks' News item updated.

04.09.2014 - 'On Your Marks' Club Photo Gallery updated