Welcome to Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre serving the communities of Caversham and Emmer Green to the north of Reading, Berkshire.
Headteacher, Rachel Cave
We're running towards Week B. Time to think about what PBs you're going to beat this week! https://t.co/PDjH24dBDi
A reminder for our students that Term 5 starts 8.40am on Tuesday 17th April 2018. It will be Week A.
RT @HighdownIceland: Another action packed day with a visit to the Langjökull glacier where students ventured under the ice, and a look at...
“‘’We were thoroughly impressed by your school: the facilities, curriculum and staff, the beautiful setting and in particular the students’’ ”
“Students have strong relationships with their teachers.”
“Teaching has greatly improved since the previous inspection. It is now at least good across the school and students make good progress in a broad range of subjects.”
“Highdown makes school life as good as it could be”
“We used the Highdown School Radio equipment to create a sound effects podcast to enhance our A2 Drama examination performance. It was easy and fun to use. ”
“The behaviour of students is good. They are polite and courteous to each other and to adults. Students are punctual to their lessons and treat their school with respect.”
“You have many fine teachers at Highdown”
“Students are well presented and proud to members of the school community”
“Students feel safe and well looked after.”
“Teachers know their students well and use information about students’ progress to identify where students are underachieving. Additional help or support is then quickly provided to help these students to catch up.”
“The headteacher provides outstanding and determined leadership for this rapidly improving school.”
“Subject middle leaders have a very clear understanding of the impact of their subject on the overall outcomes for the school.”
“Pastoral middle leaders provide high quality support and guidance.”
“The school’s curriculum is broad and balanced.”
“‘’The strong leadership of the school was one of the reasons we wanted our son and future children to join. It is a fantastic school.’’ ”