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28.07.2020 - A Level Results Day Thursday 13 August – Results Arrangements

If you have responded to the survey and told us that you would like to collect your results in person from school, please arrive at the following times: Surnames beginning A-L: 08:30 to 09:00 | Surnames beginning M-Z: 09:00 to 09:30. Results will be collected from the Wheeldon Hall with social distancing measures in place.

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17.07.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #38

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08.07.2020 - A Level & GCSE Results Days

Due to the current situation and social distancing restrictions in place, we are unable to run Results Days as normal this year. A small number of pastoral, exam office and senior staff will be available in school to hand out results on Thursday 13 August (A Level) and Thursday 20 August (GCSE).

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03.07.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #37

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26.06.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #36

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19.06.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #35

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12.06.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #34

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05.06.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #33

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22.05.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #32

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15.05.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #31

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07.05.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #30

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01.05.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #29

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30.04.2020 - Year 6 Information

We have recently updated our Year 6 webpage, with information for parents and students who will be starting Year 7 with us in September 2020. Please click the link below for more information.

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30.04.2020 - Virtual Learning Studio

We all know this is a very challenging and unprecedented time in our history. During this time, we are all doing things that none of us ever expected to do, in a way that none of us were fully prepared for. However, Highfields staff and students are still doing some amazing things, and the quality of learning continues to be of an excellent standard.Please click the link below for some example of the great things taking place in each and every home.

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24.04.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #28

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21.04.2020 - Access to Free Books

Libraries throughout the county are closed, but you can read thousands of e-books (books on your tablet, PC or phone) for free through Derbyshire Libraries. Even if you haven’t yet joined the library, you can join online and download e-books immediately.

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03.04.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #27

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27.03.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #26

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23.03.2020 - Update on Qualifications for Year 11 & 13 Students

We know that many students and families are keen to know what will happen about qualifications this year. The government have pledged that students will not be disadvantaged by the cancellation of their exams and will receive the qualifications they need to go on to the next stages of their lives in the autumn. The Government’s aim is to provide students with ‘calculated’ grades by late July, and the opportunity to take exams in the autumn if they wish. Read more...

20.03.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #25

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18.03.2020 - Year 11 Revision Resources

Copies of the following resources are now available online to support your revision for the GCSE exams: Flat pack, Y11 exam & topic breakdown, KS4 Always be doing, Y11 Homework & Revision Tasks

You can access the documents via the link below or on SMHW. Please remember that exam papers/mark schemes are also easily accessible via All Users/GCSE Papers and Mark scheme. A reminder of how to access All Users from home is also on SMHW. Read more...

 

18.03.2020 - Year 7-10 'Always Be Doing' Tasks

The attached document lists a variety of tasks that can be completed for each subject across years 7-9. More information is available on the school network (instructions on how to access the school network from home are available on ShowMyHomework). Please keep a close eye on SMHW for further work/ instructions from your subject teachers.

Years 7-9 | Year 10

16.03.2020 - Free Office for all Students

Students at Highfields School can now download Microsoft Office for free on up to 5 devices, for the duration of your time as a student at the school. Microsoft Office can be installed on compatible desktop computers, tablets, and mobile phones.

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13.03.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #24

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10.03.2020 - Exam Preparation and Ofqual Advice

We recognise that students, parents, schools and colleges will be concerned about the possible impact of coronavirus on the 2020 summer exam series. Ofqual’s advice at this time is to continue to prepare for exams and other assessments as normal.

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09.03.2020 - Gulf Sports Leaders Conference, Bahrain: 23-28 February 2020

Two of our Sports Leaders had the incredible opportunity to travel to Bahrain last month, for the Gulf Sports Leaders Conference. For more information, click the link below.

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06.03.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #23

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28.02.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #22

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14.02.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #21

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07.02.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #20

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07.02.2020 - Government Coronavirus Travel Advice

The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. However we understand that people may be concerned where there are students or staff returning from or visiting China. Public Health England and the Foreign Office have issued advice for anyone travelling to the area. This can be found via the link below.

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31.01.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #19

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30.01.2020 - Year 11 Revision Pack

We have put together a Revision Pack which will aid in supporting a Year 11 student through their GCSE exam period.

Revision Pack | Revision Presentation

29.01.2020 - Beauty and the Beast Auditions

All students are invited to audition for roles in this years musical, Beauty and the Beast. Please see the flyer below for more details...

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24.01.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #18

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17.01.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #17

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17.01.2020 - Year 9 Options

Please click the link below to access the presentation from the Year 9 Options Evening.

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10.01.2020 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #16

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05.12.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #15

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05.12.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #14

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05.12.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #13

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29.11.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #12

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22.11.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #11

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21.11.2019 - Year 9 National Cup Third Round Match Report

On Wednesday afternoon, Year 9's and Mr Roberts travelled to Rushcliffe School, south of Nottingham for a National Cup fixture.

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15.11.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #10

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15.11.2019 - Year 7 Futsal

The Year 7 boys and girls competed in the Derbyshire Dales Futsal competition held at Anthony Gells School on Thursday 14th November. Both teams played some exciting and clever football, adapting well to the rules of Futsal.

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08.11.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #9

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25.10.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #8

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25.10.2019 - Online Counselling Services

XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults – Kooth (for young people) and Qwell (for adults).

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18.10.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #7

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18.10.2019 - Sports Round-Up

On Thursday 17th October our Year 11 football team and Year 8 Netball teams travelled to Lady Manners for our competitive fixtures and the Year 7 Netball team played in a development game.

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11.10.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #6

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04.10.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #5

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27.09.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #4

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20.09.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #3

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13.09.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #2

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12.09.2019 - Year 11 Geography students star in film

During their GCSE fieldwork visit to Edale in April, our Yr 11 students were filmed carrying out their rivers fieldwork for a promotional film for the National Park Education Service. We have enjoyed a long and mutually fruitful working relationship with our Peak District partners, and were more than happy to help them in this project. Long may our partnership continue!

06.09.2019 - Highfields School Newsletter Issue #1

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23.08.2019 - Highfields 'Class of 2019' GCSE Success

The publication of today’s GCSE results sees Highfields School’s ‘Class of 2019’ celebrating some excellent achievements. 67% of students achieved passes in English and maths at grade 4 or above, (equivalent to the old A*-C grades), and in line with the strong outcomes of recent years.

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16.08.2019 - Highfields A Level Students Celebrate Success

Many students are again celebrating excellent A level results today, continuing our proud track record of success, with 57% of students achieving A*-B grades, and well over 80% achieving A*-C grades.

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