The School's Aims

At Higham Lane School, we work in partnership with young people, parents and carers to ensure that every student will:

♦ feel safe, happy and healthy

 ♦ enjoy high-quality learning opportunities, in a school at the leading edge of innovation

♦ feel challenged and inspired to achieve excellence in every aspect of their lives

♦ become confident, enterprising, creative learners, fully-equipped for life and work

♦ become fully-rounded and responsible citizens, making a positive contribution to the school, local, national and global community

In addition, students will receive:

♦ the highest quality in teaching and learning, within a diverse curriculum that allows every child to work at an appropriate pace

state-of-the-art facilities in areas such as ICT and Design & Technology

♦ outstanding extra-curricular opportunities, particularly in sport, performing arts and our hugely-successful Duke of Edinburgh's Award

sensitive pastoral care that ensures your child feels happy and safe

♦ careful tracking of your son/daughter's progress, against the challenging targets we set

excellent relationships between staff and students

Behaviour for Learning that encourages students to make the right choices, receiving rewards when they are deserved and facing fair consequences in the unlikely event that they choose to disrupt the learning of others

highly-effective communication between parents/carers and your child's Progress Leader, form tutor and teachers