• Welcome

    Welcome to CCHSG

    “Colchester County High School for Girls is an outstanding school that
    continues to offer exceptionally high quality education.
    It continues to strive for, and achieves, excellence in all that it does.”

  • Inspiring Understanding

    Inspiring Understanding

    “Our students are truly active learners.
    They have the freedom to explore knowledge and gain understanding,
    to question, challenge and discover."

  • Inspiring Personal Development

    Inspiring Personal Development

    “Colchester County High School for Girls is a community of friendship and support, with
    an important focus on the emotional wellbeing of everyone in our care.”

  • Inspiring Creativity

    Inspiring Creativity

    “Our school community has a wonderful atmosphere of creativity
    and a great respect for the performing and visual arts as vehicles for the imagination.”

  • Inspiring Discovery

    Inspiring Discovery

    “Every girl at our school is encouraged to participate
    in Physical Education and games in a spirit of fun, teamwork and personal achievement. ”

  • Inspiring Leadership

    Inspiring Leadership

    “Our girls have a strong sense of ownership and pride in their community,
    reflected in their excellent behaviour and consideration for others.”

  • Inspiring Choices

    Inspiring Choices

    “Confidence and self-esteem are the cornerstones of learning.
    Our aim is to deliver a broad and balanced curriculum which both challenges the students academically,
    whilst embedding a love of learning and allowing students to pursue their own independent interests.”

  • Inspire Maturity

    Inspiring Maturity

    “As students progress through the school, they are frequently given more opportunities to assume positions of responsibility.
    By the time they reach the Sixth Form, they are completely involved in the life of the school.”

CCHSG Announcements

  • Prospective Year 7 Students

    Open Morning tours for prospective Year 7 students take place from Monday 10 July - Friday 14 July. There will be a talk by the Headteacher at 7pm on Monday 17 July, 2017. Advance booking is required for both these events.  Please call 01206 576973.

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    CCHSG News

    CCHSG Wins Award for Exceptional Attainment and Student Progress



    The school was delighted to have received a letter from Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Standards, congratulating us on our Progress 8 figure 2016/2017 which places the school in the top 5% for progress.  This is a fantastic achievement given that students already enter the school achieving at a very high level.

    In further national recognition of the work of the school, CCHSG has also just been informed that we are to receive an Educational Outcomes Award for exceptional 2016 results from the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).  Educational outcomes data analysis from SSAT has shown that the school is in the top 10% of selective schools nationally for attainment and progress.

    The school’s SSAT Educational Outcomes Awards will be presented at a regional celebration event held to draw attention to the work of high-achieving and innovating schools and teachers.

    Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT said:


    “It’s my great pleasure to commend Colchester County High School for Girls on their excellent 2016 performance and to have the opportunity to highlight and share their great work at an SSAT Educational Outcomes celebration event.  We know how hard teachers work to ensure the success of every child.  SSAT’s Educational Outcomes Award recognises the professionalism, commitment and hard work of the leaders, teachers and students at Colchester County High School for Girls.  A big thank you and well done to the students, staff and governors.”

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    Steve Brown Presenting at CCHSG Sixth Form Celebration Event

    Steve Brown Presenting at CCHSG Sixth Form Celebration Event

    CCHSG was delighted that inspirational speaker Steve Brown was able to join us to present awards at our Sixth Form Celebration Evening on 12 January.    Steve is a British Wheelchair Rugby athlete and former Captain of the Great Britain National Wheelchair Rugby Team.  He led the GB team in Wheelchair Rugby at the 2012 Summer Paralympics.

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    Royal Society Grant for CCHSG Biology Department

    Royal Society Grant for CCHSG Biology Department

    CCHSG Biology Department are delighted to have been awarded one of only 20 Royal Society (The UK national academy of science) school partnership grants to work with scientists from the prestigious Babraham Research Institute based in Cambridge.  Babraham are world leaders in biological research into the molecular processes that cause aging and disease www.babraham.ac.uk

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    CCHSG Art at County Hall

    CCHSG Art at County Hall

    CCHSG Art Department has installed a stunning display of Remembrance Day themed artwork at County Hall as part of the "Art in Essex Schools" initiative. The artwork is formed of hundreds of small canvases depicting poppies, each produced by a different student or member of CCHSG staff.  


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