Highwoods Community Primary School is situated on a growing housing estate within easy reach of Colchester town centre. Highwoods is a pleasant locality close to a Country Park of 320 acres, which includes woodland, farmland, open grassland, streams and a lake. The school grounds are landscaped and include hard play areas, a playing field, an environmental area with a pond and an adventure playground.
Our Skills & Aims
Safe and Healthy
To provide a safe, secure and happy environment, ensuring all health needs are met, including emotional well being .
Support our children enabling them to gain the key skills they need to achieve success in life
Inspiring and Exciting Curriculum
Provide a broad and balanced curriculum where we review, monitor and target-set to challenge our children and stimulate learning, including through the provision of extra curricular activities
Learning – Accessible for all
Create an environment where all children have an equal opportunity to succeed and where we respond to their changing needs.
Links with parents and community
Strengthen the relationship between parents, school and the wider community through events such as Early Bird, lunches, parent forums and assemblies.
Successful, happy and independent children
To develop confident, independent and articulate children ensuring a strong sense of self fulfilment and high self-esteem