Highburton C.E. First Academy

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Welcome to Highburton C.E First Academy


Our school is a friendly, exciting first school for children from the ages of 4 to 10 years. We pride ourselves on our nurturing, hard-working and Christian ethos. The school is located in beautiful countryside with strong community links. We aim to provide every child with the opportunity to succeed and ensure we work in partnership with parents. Our expectations of behaviour and respect are high and we provide an exciting curriculum in order to inspire a life-long love of learning.  


Our Vision


At Highburton C.E First Academy, our vision is to cultivate a vibrant learning community where every child is valued and empowered to flourish. We envision a school where kindness, helpfulness, honesty, and gratitude are woven into the fabric of daily life. Our commitment is to nurture independent thinkers who celebrate their uniqueness and embrace the power of collaboration.

 "Every child is a rainbow waiting to shine."












"Having wisdom and understanding is better than having silver and gold," 

Proverb 16:16

Church School Ethos

Recognising its historic foundation, the school will preserve and develop its religious character in accordance with the principles of the Church of England and in partnership with the Church at parish and diocesan level. Through our values we are also guided by the verse, "Having wisdom and understanding is better than having silver and gold," we are committed to providing our students with a rich and meaningful educational experience that goes beyond mere academic achievement. Our goal is to in still in them the values of wisdom, empathy, and integrity, which will serve as the foundation for their personal and academic growth. 

The school aims to serve its community by providing an education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. It encourages an understanding of the meaning and significance of faith and promotes Christian values through the experience it offers to all its pupils.


The school day begins at 9.00am and ends at 3.30pm. This totals 32 hours and 30 minutes per week.