Conversion to Academy Consultation

Update: 18th June 2021

Thank you to everyone who responded to our consultation below. Your questions and responses have now been considered by the governing body. Please click the document below to read the governors’ response.

Even though this part of the consultation is now closed you may still raise questions or make comments via the school email address:

Consultation to convert to Academy Status

As stated in a letter to parents on 30th April 2021 (see below), the governing body of Highfields Primary School is proposing to convert the school from a Foundation School to an Academy Trust and to join with Erasmus Darwin Academy, Burntwood, to create a new Multi Academy Trust. 

As part of this proposal the governing body are formally seeking the views of our staff, parents and local community.

In order to participate in the consultation please click on the link below. The consultation will run until the 31st May 2021. 

Details relating to the conversion and what this means for our stakeholders is included in the consultation document accessed by following the link. 

Many thanks

Mark Wilkes, Headteacher

Link to Consultation Documement: Consultation Document