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The latest from Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre.

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  • Highdown remembers former Headteacher Andrew Clarke who died earlier this year

    Published 17/09/19

     

    Mr Clarke was responsible for establishing Highdown as the number one comprehensive in Reading with approximately 1500 students. 

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  • Open Evening and Open Mornings

    Published 10/09/19

     

    Open Evening on Thursday 3rd October at 6.00pm

    Open morning one on Monday 7th October 9.00am

    Open morning two on Wednesday 9th October 9.00am

     

    Please register for these if you would like a place on hama@highdown.reading.sch.uk stating the names of adults and children attending, contact telephone number and the name of the primary school your child is currently attending.

     

    6th Form Open Evening is on 7 November 2019. Details to follow in due course.

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  • Highdown pupils return from China trip on track towards Mandarin fluency

    Published 10/09/19

    A group of Year 8 pupils from Highdown in Reading have returned from a bespoke two-week intensive study visit to Beijing in China as part of a flagship government language programme, delivered by the UCL Institute of Education in partnership with the British Council. The programme aims to get at least 5000 pupils in England on track towards fluency in Mandarin by 2020.

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  • GCSE Results

    Published 22/08/19

    Highdowners are celebrating great GCSE results again!

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  • Well Done again Highdowners!

    Published 15/08/19

    A Level Press Release Statement - 15 August 2019

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  • Newsletter - 19 July 2019

    Published 19/07/19

    Highdown's last newsletter of the term

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  • BBC Radio Berkshire Trip

    Published 18/07/19

     

    Highdown School Radio students visited BBC Radio Berkshire as a reward for their hard work and commitment to the extra-curricular club during this academic year. They were also joined by a few students who had been nominated for their work at the Highdown BNC Club.

     

    This trip has been running annually for several years. This year was slightly different as we went to their new studios at Thames Valley Park in the school minibus following their move from Caversham Park last year.

     

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  • Highdown Fun Day

    Published 17/07/19

     

    35 excited Year 7s attended the Canoe Fun Day – the first ever hosted by Reading Canoe Club. It was held specifically for students from Highdown School who had completed a 5-week beginner’s course during April/May and June/July (a total of 48). It was intended to be part fun / celebration and part a test out of the skills they’d learnt.

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  • Year 10 Visit Kew Gardens

    Published 17/07/19

    Art & Photography

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  • Accent Competiton

    Published 17/07/19

    Accent Catering were thrilled to present Victor in year 9 with the Mountain Bike as part of our heathy eating promotion this summer term.

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  • Y10 and Y12 Art Trip to the V&A

    Published 16/07/19

    Students enjoyed a great day sketching and looking around the V & A Museum in London on Friday. The research will go towards their GCSE and ALEVEL studies. The students were excellent and made us very proud. Well done everyone!

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  • STEAM Fair

    Published 16/07/19

    A great day was had by all at this years STEAM fair for year 8, including dissections, first aid and robotics.

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