Highfield High School 1989

Highfield High School: 13 photos looking back at Blackpool school life in the 80s

Highfield High School was established in 1933 in Marton, Blackpool.

In 2004 the school was awarded specialist status as a humanities college, with plans announced to turn the school into an academy in 2015. Here are a selection of photos from our archives of school life at the school in the 80s:

Highfield rugby team. From left: P.Watson, M Knipe, G. Young, R. Turley, R. Farrer, P. Dalgliesh, N. Potts and C. Rothwell.

1. March 1980

Highfield rugby team. From left: P.Watson, M Knipe, G. Young, R. Turley, R. Farrer, P. Dalgliesh, N. Potts and C. Rothwell.
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Pupils performing Albert and the Lion as part of their first year presentation.

2. November 1980

Pupils performing Albert and the Lion as part of their first year presentation.
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Highfield High School winners of the Lancashire Police, Blackpool Division 5-a-side football tournament.

3. January 1982

Highfield High School winners of the Lancashire Police, Blackpool Division 5-a-side football tournament.
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Highfield High School Christmas concert. Pictured: Deborah Jones (left) with Margaret Taylor and Ruth Cross on guitar.

4. December 1980

Highfield High School Christmas concert. Pictured: Deborah Jones (left) with Margaret Taylor and Ruth Cross on guitar.
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