Highfield Humanities College

As part of the Blackpool BSF scheme Eric Wright Construction worked with architects Feilden Clegg Bradley on this state of the art school

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As part of the Blackpool Building Schools for the Future scheme Highfield Humanities College is an exciting new secondary school.

The project comprises the construction of a 1,216 place secondary school on the existing playing fields in close proximity to the old school which will be fully occupied during construction.

Following decant and demolition of the existing facility, external works and sports provision have been completed.

The new facilities comprise of both new accommodation, and demolition of existing. This innovative design was commissioned from Feilden Clegg Bradley architects, and sees the new build school and demolition of the old building within a single footprint.

The objectives of the BSF Programme are:


  • To raise the standard of education across Blackpool and the Fylde Coast
  • Improve Blackpool's Economic Prosperity (By creating jobs and apprenticeship opportunities for local people)
  • Develop a safe, clean and pleasant place to live and work
  • Improve skill levels and Educational achievement
  • Improve the Health and well being of the local population


The new school will act as an enabler to improved attendance, academic achievement, health, wellbeing, behaviour and sense of worth for the young people of Blackpool.