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

Extra-Curricular Activities and Clubs


We have a range of extra-curricular clubs and activities on offer for our children. Places are allocated on a first come, first served basis. If your child is interested in joining a particular club, please come into the school office to see if there are places available. A small charge, payable in advance for the half-term, is required to secure a place.


 Below is a list of the extra-curricular activities and clubs we are currently running:

  • Y1/2 Fitness Bugs
  • Y1/2 Dance
  • Y2-6 Drama
  • Y3-4 Football
  • Y3/4 Craft
  • Y3-6 Guitar
  • Y3-6 Drums
  • Y3-6 Girls Football
  • Y3-6 Dance
  • Y4-6 Choir
  • Y5/6 Football