It gives us great pleasure to welcome you to Highfield School’s website.
Highfield Ely Academy is one of Cambridgeshire’s area special schools, based near the centre of Ely on a site co-located with mainstream secondary and primary schools. Pupils benefit from having excellent access to local facilities including Paradise Pool and Ely Cathedral. We have around 120 pupils on roll from Early Years to Year 14. The school is in spacious accommodation that includes specialist teaching rooms: Hall/gymnasium, food technology, science/technology, art, music, ICT, multi-sensory, soft play and sound/light rooms. Visiting therapists have their own suite including offices and therapy rooms. We have three minibuses, which enable pupils to access educational visits to various places including the swimming pool, leisure centre, riding stables, work related learning placements and courses at Cambridge Regional College.
Highfield Ely Academy is a vibrant learning community which has its pupils at the centre of all that it does. The school has earnt an excellent reputation in the local community and across Cambridgeshire. We strive to continuosly develop provision for our learners and work collaboratively with other professionals and parents in developing flexible programmes of learning. We prepare our pupils well for the next step, whether that is within our school or in preparation for further education or adult life. Our school is committed to safeguarding our pupils.
We hope that you find our website to be useful, informative and interesting - it is constantly being updated. If you would like a paper copy of any of the information contained on our school’s website or would like to arrange a visit, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Adam Daw Simon Bainbridge
Head of School Executive Headteacher