WELCOME from the


A very warm welcome to Highfield Leadership Academy, a place where we want our pupils to be safe, happy and well and where we recognise and value the contribution of our staff and community to help our pupils achieve these outcomes.

Working together for excellence is essential to the Academy’s success, and we are fortunate to have families, staff and governors who are committed to playing an active role in contributing to our vibrant and thriving Academy community.

We are absolutely committed to our mission of delivering educational excellence, character development and service to communities. As a designated Leadership Academy, our pupils are afforded a wealth of opportunities to develop their civic, moral and performance leadership skills through project-based learning and community work. We pride ourselves on our personal touch and long-standing reputation for going the extra mile, and parents appreciate the warmth and care of our pastoral support, knowing that we encourage pupils to fulfil their potential and develop their individual talents, regardless of their prior ability or background. It is this pupil-centric approach to educational excellence, coupled with our range of enrichment and character-building activities, which ensure we deliver on our vision of Nurturing Today’s Young People, Inspiring Tomorrow’s Leaders.

Highfield is part of a family of academies within Star Academies. Our teachers and associate staff are experienced, well-qualified professionals and pupils’ welfare is always their main priority.

The Academy is committed to positive progress and, through successful collaboration with all our stakeholders within and outside the Trust, we work together to ensure Highfield’s pupils are able to reach for the stars.

Andrew Galbraith