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  • Download Microsoft Office for Free!

    Students at Highfields School can now download Microsoft Office 2013 on up to five different devices, for free!

    For more information, click here.

  • 27.03.2015 - Easter Holiday Library Opening

    With the exam season and coursework deadlines fast approaching the Upper School Library will be open to students looking for a quiet place to work or revise during the second week of the Easter holiday.  Opening times will be 8:30am to 3:30pm from Tuesday 7th April to Friday 10th April.  This facility is primarily for sixth-formers but is also open to Year 11 students.

  • 25.03.2015 - Orienteering Club

    Derwent Valley Orienteers are running a club for children and parents to learn together, how to map read and navigate in a fun and social atmosphere whilst walking, jogging, or running.

    Please click on the flyer on the left, and the programme below for more information.

    Adults £2, Juniors 50p


  • 23.03.2015 - Earth Hour

    Earth Hour is a global movement uniting people to protect the planet. This coming weekend, people and organisations from around the world will be turning off their lights for one hour.

    For more information, click here.

  • 23.03.2015 - Highfields Make Funny Faces for Charity

    Highfields School raised a fantastic £1,517.56 for Comic Relief on Friday 13th March. Well done to all involved.

  • 23.03.2015 - Year 9's Design Their Own Newspaper Frontpage

    On Monday 9th March a group of Year 9 students from Highfields School attended a "Make a Newspaper Frontpage" workshop at the Guardian Education Centre in London.


  • 19.03.2015 - Year 7 Reading Challenge

    Vivos awarded to each form so far are:

    7WT - 34

    7PW - 12

    7CLM - 61

    7PEH - 62

    7SG - 253

    7WR - 136

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