Highlees Primary School


Do you want to be part of an exciting, dynamic team?
Do you want to make a difference to the lives of children and their families?
Are you looking for a supportive environment in which to flourish as a confident and effective educator?
Highlees Primary School is a vibrant, multicultural, two form entry Academy, rated as ‘good’ with Ofsted in 2018. The school is  situated in the heart of the Westwood and Ravensthorpe estate, Northwest of Peterborough city centre, which has great railway links.
We are proud to be part of the Elliot Foundation Academy Trust;  where children believe they can because teachers know they can” . This partnership enables our pupils, parents and staff to benefit from both established local and national links.
Our team of supported, dedicated staff are committed to ‘bringing out the best’ in all children.  Governors and staff have a clear vision and are committed to making our Academy as successful as possible for the children and families we serve.
The school has a large focus on developing confident, resilient individuals who have a love of learning.  The staff work hard to deliver a curriculum built on meaningful and enriching learning opportunities that develops the ‘whole’ child. Our children have plenty of opportunities to participate in educational experiences in and out of school as well as a wide range of after school clubs. It boasts up-to-date modern facilities, large colourful classrooms and a superb outdoor space. The school team pride themselves on being an active member within the community,  frequent communication and events with parents ensures children can reach their highest potential, as well as nurturing their natural abilities and talents.
We are committed to the professional development and well being of all members of the team.
We are dedicated to :

  • A comprehensive programme of induction and mentoring
  • Working closely with the Trust; this partnership gives us access to a wealth of resources
  • Offering high quality CPD for staff to help fulfil their ambitions including:
    • TEFAT Expert Teacher Programme
    • NPQ qualifications
    • Peer Review programme and development
    • National Moderation for key year groups
    • Local network meetings
    • Trust and Local CPD
    • Coaching and mentoring support for leaders
  • Strong team ethic and support
  • Opportunities for growth across the Federation, sharing working practices and model strategies

There is always something exciting happening at Highlees. If you are interested in becoming part of an amazing team then please  telephone the office on 01733 264294 or email [email protected] to arrange a visit to our school.