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Highdown School
and Sixth Form Centre

Contact Us

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, RG4 8LR

In the first instance please contact the school as follows:
Telephone: 0118 901 5800   |   Fax: 0118 901 5801

Reception Opening Hours: 

Monday:  8:00am - 4pm 

Tuesday:  8:00am - 4pm 

Wednesday:  8:00am - 4pm 

Thursday:  8:00am - 4pm 

Friday:  8:00am - 3:45pm 

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First thing in the morning is often the busiest time of the day in our school reception. Our reception staff strive to ensure all calls and visitors are responded to quickly and professionally. If your call can be delayed to later in the day we would ask that you consider this as teachers are in morning pre-school briefing.

If you require a paper copy of the information available on our website, please contact us to request the information you would like.

Any queries or concerns will then be directed to the relevant Head of Achievement or Assistant Headteacher as follows:

Heads of Achievement

Year 7 Mr J Lester 
Year 8 Miss F Probert
Year 9 Mr D Burnell 
Year 10 Mrs T Taylor
Year 11 Miss V Clark
Years 12 and 13 Mr M Flynn
Head of Sixth Form Mr K Prior 

Assistant Headteachers

Curriculum Impact Mrs J Noctor
Inclusion Mr A Franks
Curriculum Implementation Mrs S Flynn
Culture and Attitude Dr S Capaldi


Other Inclusion Staff

SENDCO Mrs J Arnold

Please appreciate that Highdown School is a very busy organisation but we will aim to get back to you within 24 hours.


Finance Office Opening Times 

Students can visit the finance office at anytime during the school day.

Opening times for parents.

Monday 3.00 - 4.00pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 3.00 - 4.30pm
Thursday 3.00 - 4.30pm
Friday Closed
Weekends Closed