Highfields, Matlock

Highfields School, Matlock is a community school maintained by the Derbyshire local authority, specialising in Performing Arts. It is a co-educational, day comprehensive school for students aged 11 to 18 years. The school is situated on two sites, 1.8 miles apart, Starkholmes (Years 7 – 8) and Lumsdale (Years 9 – 13).

We take students from Matlock, Darley Dale, Elton, Matlock Bath, Lea, Tansley and Winster as well as a significant number from outside our catchment area.

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Highfields is proud to have been awarded:

  • 2011 Sports Leaders UK ‘World Status’ for excellent delivery of their awards.
  • 2011 Youth Sport Trust Gold Status School
        • 2011 Youth Sport Trust Lead Partner School for Delivery of:
          – Key Stage 1 Bupa Start To Play
          – Key Stage 2 Matalan Top Sport
          – Derbyshire Lead School for Delivery of the New Health And Well Being Project Key Stage 1- 5
          – Change4Life Badminton Club/ Orienteering and Cycling Matalan your Project School Key Stage 3 Girls PE Project

Highfields Sports Leadership Academy also received The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in July 2010 in recognition of its sports partnership work and volunteering with the community.  (Read more on Derbyshire Sport).

The School Sport Co-ordinator is Mrs Jayne Allen.  Email jayneallen2@btinternet.com or phone 01629 581888.  Read more about Mrs Allen carrying the Paralympic Flame in August 2012 in the Matlock Mercury and find our more about Mrs Allen here

The Highfields cluster has 13 feeder Primary schools:

School Contact Primary Link Teacher
All Saints Infant School 01629 582913
Kate Griffin
All Saints Junior School 01629 583949
Caroline Newton
Castle View Primary School 01629 582699
Jeremy Wray
Darley Churchtown C of E Primary School info@darleychurchtown.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 732236
Christian Hayes
Darley Dale Primary School info@darleydale.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 73226
Faye Hill
Elton Primary School info@elton.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 650282
Paul Hunter
Holy Trinity Matlock Bath Primary School enquiries@matlockbath.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 582862
Matthew Kenworthy
South Darley Primary School headteacher@southdarley.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 732240
Paul Wilde
Lea Primary School headteacher@lea-pri.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 534286
Simon Gostick
St Giles C of E Primary School revjs@hotmail.com
01629 56813
Julie Stanton
St Josephs Primary School info@st-josephsrc-pri.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 583616
Karen McCluskey
Tansley Primary School headteacher@tansley.derbyshire.sch.uk
01629 582488
Tracey Holmes
Winster Primary School info@winster.derbyshire.sch.uk
1629 650238
Melanie Windlass

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