Cambridge Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG4 0JP
10 reasons to choose Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School
Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Hitchin and one of the 7 best independent or state primaries within 2 miles.
Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2011) inspection.
Average class size
Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School ranks in the top 38% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School curriculum
School curriculum is subject based, and foundation subjects are organised by termly topics based on Global Goals for Sustainable Development. It also includes PSHE, French. 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, a sleepover for Year 3 and residential trips in Years 4 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Highover Junior Mixed and Infant School
St Francis’ College (1.5 miles); St Christopher School, Letchworth (1.8 miles); Sherrardswood School (10.9 miles).
Hitchin Girls’ School (1 mile); The Highfield School (1.1 miles); Hitchin Boys’ School (1.2 miles).