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Highbury Fields School

Highbury Fields School is a girls' community secondary school. Community schools are schools that are built and looked after by Islington Council. The Council pays all running costs for the school and sets admission requirements.

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The school has chosen to adopt the Council's community school admission arrangements.

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  • 2019-20
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School information

  • DfE Code: 206/4307
  • Specialism: Science College
  • Age range: 11 - 18
  • Number of places available in year 7: 140
  • Open morning: 24, 25 September and 1, 2 October, 9.30-10.30am
  • Open evening: 26 September, 5.30-7.30pm
  • Does the school have a sixth form? Islington Sixth Form Consortium
  • School start and finish times: 8.50am-3.20pm
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: Yes, Bronze Award (Jan-18)
  • Accessibility: Lifts to all curriculum areas, accessible toilets
  • Support for your child at secondary transfer: Every student is visited in Year 6; individual interviews; information evening for parents; Transition Day; Year 7 Welcome Evening
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion last year: 0.856 milesCalculate your home to school distance

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tim Fox, Head Teacher
020 7288 1888


Highbury Hill
N5 1AR

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
8.50am to 3.20pm

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515 or go online to

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in the Highbury Fields School SEN Information Report.

Record updated: 17/02/2020