• 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

    CCHSG News

    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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    Sixth Form Information Evening

    Sixth Form Information Evening

    "Friendly and welcoming with really helpful and knowledgeable staff".

    We had much positive feedback from the many visitors to our Sixth Form Information Evening.  Mrs Marshall, Dr Parrott (Head of Sixth Form) and students gave presentations about the Sixth Form ethos, academic opportunities and extra-curricular activities.  Subject based activities ranged from food tasting in languages and Diwali celebrations in Philosophy and Ethics, to the distillation of orange oil and dissection of an ox heart in the Science area - not for the squeamish.  

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    Exchange Visit to China

    Exchange Visit to China

    Over half term some of our Year 12 students and Miss Blackburn were on an exchange trip to Yangzhou High School, in the Jiangsu province of China.  As well as spending time with their host families, students were able to take part in a wide range of activities at the school.  They also shared information about their lives in England, including the delights of the English breakfast, with their Chinese classmates. The school day ends at 9pm in China!

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    Improvement Planning

    Improvement Planning

    Staff have been working on Improvement Planning in their CPD session.  The plenary task - to present a summary of their subject or area Development Plan in under 30 seconds - was certainly a challenge. First prize went to Computing for an excellent 32 second attempt.

     

     

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