Parents

Parents’ Information

We actively encourage parents and carers to work in partnership with the school and become involved in every aspect of school life. In working with parents and carers we aim to: develop a shared understanding of our school aims, values, policies and practices encourage parental participation in learning at school and at home create a …

Parent View

Aims To clarify school procedures and methods To communicate the schools philosophy and methods and support parents to support their children’s learning at home To ensure that avenues of communication between the school and parents are effective To discuss, and where possible, solve issues which are important to the parents as they arise To be …

Friends

Who are we? Friends of Highwood is a voluntary organisation run by the parents of children that attend the school. The sole purpose of Friends is raising funds that can be used by the school to improve amenities and to enhance the learning experience of the children. Every year, the volunteers of Friends raise approximately …

Policies

 

School Uniform

The Staff and Governors of the school are justifiably proud of Highwood and expect pupils to share our pride in the uniform they wear. Sweatshirt or Cardigan – Royal Blue with school motif Polo Shirt  – White or Blue PE Shirts –  In House colour Trousers/skirt or shorts – Grey Socks – Grey or white Shoes – Black – NO trainers An optional …

Curriculum

Support your Child

NSPCC Resources Share Aware Campaign For Parents with children 8-12. It’s about how to keep children safe online regarding social networks, apps and games. Underwear Rule, also called the PANTS rule. Learn how to talk to your child about staying safe from sexual abuse. NSPCC Helpline For parents who need technical and practical support about …

Home Learning

Examples of Home Learning Year 1 Year 2   Year 3 Year 4 Year 5 Year 6  

Extra-curricular

Autumn Term   Club Day Year group Run by Location Tae Kwon Do Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Y1-6 Total TKD Hall Boys Football Wednesday 3.30-4.30pm Y5 and 6 Mr Liam Willimott Field Netball Wednesday 3.30-4.30pm KS2 Game On Playground Girls Football Thursday 3.30-4.30pm Y4, 5 and 6 Mr Liam Willimott Field Mini Olympics Thursday 12.30-1pm Y1 and 2 …

Breakfast/Tea Time Clubs

Breakfast Club The school’s Breakfast club is exceptionally well managed by a team of teaching assistants and runs from 8:00am until 8:50am daily. The club is open to all children and the cost is £3.00 per day or £15.00 per week. The club provides a variety of cereals, toast and spreads, fruit juices or milk. …