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The latest from Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre.

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July 2017

  • Alice!

    Published 20/07/17

    On Tuesday the 11th of July, Key Stage 3 students performed a Brechtian style adaptation of Alice in wonderland called "Alice!” Written, directed and choreographed by Mrs Hawkins and co-directed by Chloe Mortimer (12B).  Holly Kirkpatrick (8J) as the Dance Captain and Chloe Mortimer assisted with the choreography and Joe Gater (10H) assisted with acting coaching small groups of characters.

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  • Year 8 Learning Conference

    Published 20/07/17


    On Monday 17 July a group of 20 Year 8 students took part in a Learning Conference. The aim of this event was to understand the different ways individuals learn and how we can best build resilience and independence through a growth mind-set and ultimately use these skills for the duration of students time at Highdown.


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  • Highdown's Got Talent!

    Published 20/07/17

    On Monday 17 July 2017 Highdown’s teaching staff got together for their annual celebration of excellence. This year the competition was fierce amongst all staff hoping to win an audition of Highdown’s Got Talent. The three auditions to take place were Differentiation and Challenge, Assessment without Levels or PLCS and Directed Improvement and Reflective Time (DIRT).

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  • Year 5 Day

    Published 14/07/17

    Highdown School welcomed pupils from local primary schools for the annual Year 5 Day.

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  • Alice! KS3 Drama Production on 11 July 2017

    Published 05/07/17

    Please come along to watch Alice! our KS3 production on Tuesday 11 July 2017 at 7pm in the school hall.

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  • Caversham Music Centre Opening in September

    Published 04/07/17

    Berkshire Maestros will be hosting after school groups on a Thursday September onwards at Highdown School, as part of the new Caversham Music Centre.

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  • Vote for Highdown to Win a £10,000 Redecoraton Prize

    Published 04/07/17


    Highdown School needs your help to win much-needed £10,000 colour and design makeover in national competition with Dulux! An initiative promoting learner-led design to engage children in the classroom.


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  • September 2017 Uniform Ordering Deadlines

    Published 03/07/17


    Please order with SWI Schoolware Ltd in plenty of time to allow for any returns/re-orders if necessary to ensure that all uniform is correct for the start of term by visiting their website, phoning 0845 519 0099 or downloading the form at the bottom of the page.


    Collection from school (free):  Order by Friday 7 July 2017

    Home delivery (free on orders over £70):  Order by Friday 4 August 2017

    If your child is eligible for free school meals, has been eligible within the last 6 years or is the child of a parent in the services then we would ask that you complete an order form and hand it to the Finance Office for processing by Thursday 6 July 2017 to ensure delivery before the end of term. The school will purchase the compulsory items of uniform for your child, payment should be included for any additional items, cheques should be made payable to Highdown School.

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