Highsted News

New Vacancies: teaching & support posts

As a result of ongoing development, exciting opportunities arise from time to time for experienced or newly qualified teachers and support staff at our highly successful girls' grammar school. 02/11/2018

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Highsted Hosts Swale Youth Forum

On Tuesday 2 October, Highsted hosted this year's first Swale Youth Forum with the School Council representing our student body. 09/10/2018

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Lower School Awards

The Lower School Awards ceremony is a time for celebrating all of the hard work the students have put into this academic year. 19/07/2018

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Grease is the Word

Highsted’s school production this year was the musical Grease. 29/06/2018

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Imani Cheers for England

From Thursday to Saturday 3 – 5 May, Imani Irinoy, along with her cheerleading team Lime Crush, represented England and her club – Intensity Cheer Extreme – in Orlando, Florida at the Cheerleading International Competition: the Summit. 05/05/2018

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Highsted remains deeply committed to the Lessons from Auschwitz project. 19/03/2018

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Highsted's Marvellous Book Day!

On Thursday 8 March, Highsted celebrated World Book Day with staff and students celebrating the life and works of Roald Dahl by wearing costumes for the day to raise money for charity. 08/03/2018

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Mad Science Saturday 2018

On Saturday 24 February, budding scientists visited Highsted to participate in a day of fantastic activities. 24/02/2018

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Students Inspired to 'Reach Blind Summits'

On Wednesday 14 December, Highsted Grammar School’s staff, students, governors and parents came together to celebrate the outstanding success of individuals across key stage four and within the sixth form. 14/12/2017

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Highsted Christmas Fair

On Saturday 25 November, Highsted held its annual Christmas Fair, inviting students, staff and the local community to purchase a range of Christmas gifts on sale. 25/11/2017

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Props disappearing, actors vanishing, what could possibly go wrong?

Thursday 23 November: props disappearing, actors vanishing, what could possibly go wrong? It must be Highsted’s annual House Drama competition!  23/11/2017

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Year 8 Charity Bazaar

A Highsted tradition continued on the 22 November as Year 8 students staged their annual charity bazaar. 22/11/2017

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Rachael is National Champion!

Rachael Page, Year 13, has recently been awarded the title of National Beam Champion, making her top in the country in this sporting event. 20/11/2017

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Remembrance at Ypres

On Saturday 11 November, a small group of Highsted students and staff visited Ypres to commemorate the Armistice, along with representatives from other local secondary schools in Swale, Swale Borough Council and the Mayor and Mayoress. 11/11/2017

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Tea Party Supports Transition

On Tuesday 7 November, Highsted held its annual Tea Party, celebrating a successful transition for Year 7 students from primary to secondary school and raising money for the Wisdom Hospice charity. 07/11/2017

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Mathletics at Highsted!

On Wednesday 1 November, Highsted hosted Mathletics Day – a whole day event where pupils from four different primary schools participated in various mathematical challenges. 01/11/2017

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Harvest Dreams for Food Bank

Highsted celebrated its annual Harvest Festival event on Monday 16 and Wednesday 18 of October. 18/10/2017

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Supporting the British Heart Foundation

Recently, Highsted was able to secure funding from the British Heart Foundation offering schools the chance to apply for a CPR training kit, worth £1500. 16/10/2017

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Annabel's Charity Challenge

During the summer, Annabel Barker, Year 8, raised a fantastic £345.06 for Macmillan – a charity that supports and funds research for people living with cancer. 10/10/2017

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Funds for Demelza

In September, the Music Department received a communication from Demelza Hospice that we had raised a total of £928.19 for our Music for Maddie Open Mic Night event in July, bringing the total amount raised by Highsted Grammar School for the charity to £6,992.28 since 1999.  03/10/2017

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Class of 2017: A-level & GCSE results

Year 13 A-level Overview Once again we have achieved 100% A-level pass rate! Our students have worked extremely hard to produce these excellent results and we are very proud of all that they have achieved – they are a credit to themselves and the school. 24/08/2017

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Nicola Secures Place at Top American University

Nicola Smith (Year 13) has just been awarded a place at Farleigh Dickinson University (FDU) in New Jersey, America. 15/03/2017

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