Our school is divided into 4 Phases:

Key Stage Phase Age Year Group
Foundation Stage F1 3-4 years old Nursery
Foundation Stage F1 4-5 years old Reception
Key Stage 1 1/2 Phase 5-6 years old Year 1 & 2
Key Stage 2 3/4 Phase 7-9 years old Year 3 & 4
Key Stage 2 5/6 Phase 9-11 years old Year 5 & 6


We cannot accept applications to our school for Full-time school places. If you wish to apply for a full-time place at Highfields Primary School for your child then you need to submit an on-line application with Leicester City Council, please see website for more details:

Leicester City Council

Telephone: 0116 252 7009 or 0116 252 7811

Fax: 0116 373 7455


We do accept children who are 3 or 4 years old (if their 4th birthday is during the academic year).

If you would like a place for your child, contact the school and we will be happy to help you.

If your child is 4 years old and is starting full time school for the first time click below.

Starting School in Leicester - Reception (Foundation) places 2015/16

If your child is between 7 - 11 years old and you would like your child to join Key Stage 2 (Junior school) click below.

Starting Junior School (Key Stage 2)