Highcliffe School

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Highcliffe School
Type Academy
Headteacher Patrick Earnshaw
Location Parkside
BH23 4QD
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DfE URN 136763 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1,399
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–19
Colours Purple, Black for year 11
Website www.highcliffe.dorset.sch.uk

Highcliffe School is a secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in Highcliffe-on-Sea in the borough of Christchurch, Dorset in southern England.


The school has a £4,000,000 technology block, ICT and science departments, and plasma TV screens all around the school for displaying messages and announcements.

Building work has finished on a fitness suite, which PE students have access to, containing fitness training machines and weights.

The school Music Department has access to a technology room, which contains computers loaded with Cubase music programs and Sibelius software (a score-writing program). It also features keyboards connected to these computers, acting as speakers and MIDI-input devices.


Highcliffe School specialises in languages, and teaches:

The school also offers "twilight lessons" for parents and other adults to learn languages after normal school hours.

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