Covid-19 updates

School closure during Covid-19 lockdown

On 23rd March 2020, Highfields School started working remotely for the safety of pupils, staff and the wider community.  Class teachers guided online learning using home-study packs through Class Dojo and other remote tools including Zoom, Google classrooms and Microsoft Teams.

Home-study support and additional materials were and continue to be available from the help desk at [email protected]

Highfields remained and continues to remain open to key workers’ children. 

Re-opening after lockdown

In line with government guidance, Highfields partially reopened for children in years 6,1, reception and nursery from Monday 8th June 2020. Pupils in the remaining years returned partially from Monday 22nd June 2020.

For our full risk assessment on returning to site, please see below – 

Covid-19 Risk Assessment Back On Site V3 (8.6.20)

For our full risk assessment on our Summer Holiday Club and Activities, please see below –

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Holiday Club and Activities V1 (21.7.20)

Highfields will re-open to pupils in all years on Monday 7th September 2020.  Please refer to the following risk assessments – 

COVID-19 Whole School Overview September 2020 PLAN

Risk Assessment September 2020 Re-Opening V2

For risk assessments regarding return to schools’ swimming, please see the following –

COVID-19 Changing Rooms risk assessment NottsCC 21.8.2020

COVID-19 Risk Assessment Schools’ Swimming (NottsCC) 21.8.2020

COVID 19 Schools Swimming Sessions risk assessment.docx_

COVID-19 Schools’ Swimming Lifeguards risk assessment (NottsCC) 21.8.2020

Tours of school during lockdown

We are continuing to receive applications for admission for September 2020 and places are available across a range of year groups.  

For a virtual tour of our school please follow the link below –

For further information about the admission process and to check availability of places, please email [email protected]