Highfield Littleport Academy is committed to ensuring the safety of all pupils and students. All staff and volunteers will be required to have a DBS check prior to working at the academy, and attend a child protection information session. A copy of the Safeguarding and Whistleblowing policies are available. Highfield Littleport Academy complies with the General Data Protection Regulations. Further information is available under the Safeguarding section of this website.

Highfield Littleport Academy is an area Special School for pupils aged 2 – 19 years who have an Education Health Care Plan. All pupils with have a degree of learning difficulty, some will have an additional sensory, communication or physical need and / or be on the autistic spectrum.


Dear Parents, Carers and Friends,

Welcome to the Highfield Littleport Academy website.

This website has been designed to give you a clear view of our school and give you an idea of what makes us special! Highfield Littleport Academy is one of two special schools who are within the Active Learning Trust.  Please see our trust page for more information.

The information on the web site is not exhaustive and families looking for a place at the Academy are warmly welcomed to come and visit. Please contact the school office for details of our next group tour.  An individual tour can also be arranged..

Parent / Carer open dates can be found on the admissions page.

For new and prospective students take a look at the link below where you will be able to find a photo tour:

Highfield Littleport

Our aim is to provide a stimulating environment across the whole curriculum with a pathway to suit each individuals needs.  Our school motto 'Preparing for the next step' runs through all of our provision here at Highfield.  Come along and visit us to meet some of our very special pupils and staff.

Executive Headteacher - Mr Simon Bainbridge

Head of School - Yvonne Skillern

Chair of Governors - Lorna Robinson

Please contact each of the above via the school office.

As we are a complex needs setting we do not have a named SENCo, however Yvonne Skillern holds the National Qualification for Special Educational Needs Coordination which is a statutory requirement.

If you require any information on this website in an alternative or adapted format please contact our school office on 01353 223301 and we will be happy to assist you.  Printed copies of any pages are available on request free of charge.

For translation into alternative languages please select the language you require using the Google Translate tool in the top right of each page.