About Us

Headteacher’s Welcome

We hope the Highwood Primary School website provides you with relevant, current information about our school and its first rate facilities. Whilst Highwood Primary School was first established in 1949, it has since been wholly rebuilt, moving from its original location on Bushey Mill Lane to Mead Way, Bushey. The school then underwent significant rectification …

Aims

Our Mission Statement “Promoting resilience, achieving potential” Our School Values At Highwood we value: Our adaptable, resilient, motivated and spirited children who have lively, enquiring minds and an eagerness to learn and achieve. Our strong, committed teams and our collaboration with one another. Our partnerships with the families in our school community and other schools …

School Improvement Priorities

School Improvement Priorities 2018-19 Ofsted Priorities (November 2017): Leaders and Governors should ensure that: Teaching and learning in the Early Years are more sharply focussed to enable pupils, particularly boys, to achieve at least age-expected standards in reading and writing. More pupils work at a greater depth and achieve the higher standard of attainment by …

Admissions

Admissions to the school are dealt with through Hertfordshire County Council, if you would like to apply you can find more information on the Hertfordshire County Council Website Applications can be made on line at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/admissions Alternatively you can apply using the paper application form and send it to the Admissions and Transport team. If …

Facilities

Our fabulous facilities include … Classrooms with moveable walls, outside learning spaces for every year group, bi-folding doors which connect the learning spaces, a sports hall with sprung flooring, theatre quality sound and lighting systems, a light airy IT suite, an open plan library, an activity and dance studio, a children’s kitchen, designated group rooms, …

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Ofsted

Ofsted Inspection – 2017 Ofsted Inspection Report November 2017 Ofsted Inspection – 2015 In March 2015 Highwood underwent a pilot inspection under the new framework (September 2015). The Inspectors concurred with the school’s self-evaluation and agreed that it had made tremendous progress against the Ofsted key issues. Ofsted Inspection – 2013 Ofsted Inspection Report July 2013 …