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 open throughout lockdown for the children of key workers. 

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 re-opened to pupils in all years in both Kindergarten and main school on Monday 7th September 2020 for the start of the Autumn Term.  Please refer to the following risk assessments – 

COVID-19 Whole School Overview September 2020 PLAN

In light of the forthcoming national lockdown from Thursday 5th November 2020, please see our latest risk assessment updated 31st October 2020 below- 

Risk Assessment September Re-Opening V2 (31.10.2020)

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 the Autumn Term 2020 and for January 2021. Places are available across a range of year groups.  

For a virtual tour of our school please see the link on our home page or on our Admissions page.

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