Contact Us

The Highfield School

Letchworth Garden City

School Opening Hours:
The school is open to students between 8.25am and 2.55pm Monday to Friday (32 1/2 hours per week).

The School Office operates extended opening times for general enquiries
Monday to Friday: 8am - 4pm

Tel: 01462 620500 01462 620500

School Absences

Please inform us on a daily basis if your child is absent from school before 9.25am using either the Absence Line or Email. Both can be accessed 24 hours. Please leave your child's name, year group and reason for absence.

Absence Line
Mr J Haig - Attendance Improvement Officer
t: 01462 705104

Pastoral Office

Please use the email below for all Pastoral enquiries. Please remember to give your child's name, year group and Tutor.

See the table below for the key members of staff linked with your child's year group:

Year Group Head of Year Safeguarding Link Leadership Link
Year 7 Ms Y Mason Mrs G Franklin Mrs J Clift
Year 8 Mr T Nichols Mrs G Franklin Miss R Cosgrove
Year 9 Miss E Bill Mrs R Rice Mr J Baker
Year 10 Mr T Clark Mrs R Rice Mr B Pike
Year 11 Mr R Kemp Mrs A Edwards Mrs J Hammond
Sixth Form Mr J Golds Mrs A Edwards Mrs K Hutton

Detention Queries

If you have a query regarding a detention that has been set, please email the member of staff who set the detention. Staff members will aim to respond within 48 hours.

Staff email addresses can be found at the bottom of this webpage.

We are afraid that detention queries are not able to be dealt with by reception staff.

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We are immensely proud of our staff. 

Please use the lines of communication document below to direct your query to the correct member of staff.


Teaching Staff E-mail Addresses

Name Email Role
Miss E Ashton Teacher of English
Mr J Baker Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher of Maths
Miss J Barnard Head of Design Technology
Miss E Bill Teacher of DT
Mrs Bochnak-Sales Acting Head of English
Mrs E Boross-Toby Teacher of MFL
Ms L Brady Head of Geography
Miss E Brennan Head of Science
Ms C Burgess Head of History and Politics
Miss C Burnham Teacher of Food Technology and Textiles
Mr R Burton Head of Art
Ms H Cheal Second in Department and Teacher of PE
Mr T Clark Head of Business Studies
Mrs J Clift Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher of ADT
Miss R Cosgrove Assistant Headteacher/ Subject Leader and Teacher of Health and Social Care, Teacher of Sociology
Mr M De'ath Teacher of Science
Miss N Edwards Teacher of Science
Miss L Ellerby-Jones Head of Psychology
Ms R Ellis Teacher of Maths
Mrs K Foster Teacher of PE
Mr C Gaynor Year 11 Maths Tutor
Miss J Gentry Teacher of Art, Design and Technology
Mr J Golds Head of Sixth Form
Miss K Gregory Teacher of Maths
Mrs J Hammond Deputy Headteacher
Mr P Hobbs Teacher of Humanities
Mrs G Hollman Teacher of MFL
Mr A Holmes Head of ICT
Mrs L Hoskins Teacher of Art and Textiles
Mrs K Hutton Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher of English
Mrs J Jones-Nugent Teacher of English
Miss M Kaur Teacher of Maths
Mr R Kemp Teacher of PE
Mrs R Kench Teacher of English
Mrs A Knowles Teacher of ICT
Ms M Laycock ECT/Teacher of Social Sciences
Mr M Lee-Dell Acting Head of PE
Miss N Little Teacher of PE
Mrs Y Mason Teacher of Geography
Mr J Masvikeni Teacher of Geography
Mrs S Meacham Head of Music
Mrs L Miles Headteacher
Mr T Nichol Teacher of Music
Ms C Pawlaczek Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher of Religious Studies and PSHE
Mr W Peacock Teacher of History and Politics
Mrs M Pearce Teacher of Maths
Mr B Pike Assistant Headteacher/ Teacher of Maths, Business and PE
Mrs S Popovic-Kovacevic Teacher of Science
Miss A Ranford Head of Maths
Mrs Z Read Head of Drama
Mrs M See Teacher of English
Mrs M Singleton-Baker Teacher of English
Mrs A Smith Second in Maths - maternity leave
Mr M Stepien Teacher of PE
Miss H Wells SENCo
Mr D Whelan Teacher of Maths
Mr R Wilcox Teacher of English
Miss M Wilson Head of Biology
Mr G Wind Teacher of Maths
Mr D Worstead Teacher of Science
Mr J Wright Head of MFL

Please click here to view the full staffing list 

Chair Of Governors Contact Details

Chair of Governors
Duncan Painter

Clerk to the Governors