Hawthorn Road, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire SO17 1PX
10 reasons to choose Highfield Church of England Primary School
Main point of differentiation
Highfield Church of England Primary School is one of the best state primary schools in Southampton, ranking in the top 10% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It also has a consistently strong academic record. (read the area review here)
Highfield Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 4 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2022) inspection. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Southampton LEA.
Average class size
Highfield Church of England Primary School is a one-and-a-half form entry school, with mixed-age classes, an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Highfield Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 15% of schools.
The Highfield Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, co-ordinated within themes, and with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Highfield Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Highfield Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are staggered by age group from 8.55/9.00am to 3.15/3.25pm. Breakfast club from 7.50am and after school hours care to 6.00pm both provided by external contractors.
Find another school near Highfield Church of England Primary School
King Edward VI School (1.8 miles); The Gregg School (2.6 miles).
St Anne’s Catholic School (1.6 miles); Thornden School (5.1 miles); Wildern School (5.2 miles).