IRIS Learning Trust was formed in June 2018 and is based in the North East of England. We are proud to serve our communities and aim to offer outstanding educational provision.
The Trust believes that to be successful and promote a culture of excellence and aspiration, we need to place improving the lives and outcomes of children at the heart of everything we do.


create a culture of high expectation and commitment to success


through our daily work secure excellent academies for our local communities

grow and learn together

work with children and families to create great places of learning for all

IRIS Learning Trust

Corporation Road





Fordfield Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear, SR4 0DA

01915 537655

Highfield Academy

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

Information about special educational needs is available in this section. Our contact in school is Mrs Natalie O'Donnell. She can be contacted via the school number or by calling into the office to make an appointment.

Click on the links for all policies.

Special Educational Needs Policy : click here

Supporting Children With Medical Conditions Policy : click here

Local Authority's 'Local Offer' : click here

SEND Information Report : click here