About Us

Colchester High School is the only independent day school and nursery in Colchester to offer an all-through education to boys and girls aged 2½ to 16.

Welcome from the Principal

At Colchester High School, we have our own traditions, our own characteristics, our own strengths, and our own extremely high standards.

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Our History

Over the course of its long, proud history, Colchester High School has established a reputation for independent thinking and academic excellence.

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Our Ethos

We celebrate individuals at Colchester High School – giving each of our boys and girls the education they need to make the most of their personal talents and potential.

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Academic Results

Our individualised approach coupled with the high standards we set means that our pupils achieve consistently strong results across the school.

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Inspection Reports

Our school was inspected by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in March 2016. We are extremely proud of the findings published in their report.

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Learning Support

We are well set up to offer additional help to pupils, thanks to our small classes, high-quality teaching and dedicated Learning Support Department.

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Our Leadership Team

Between the five members of our Senior Leadership Team we boast decades of happy years at the school – one of us as a pupil as well as a teacher!

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Policies

We aim to follow the best possible practice in the way we manage every aspect of life at our school. You can download all of our policies here.

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Pastoral Care

We put a great deal of thought into creating a happy, supportive environment in which each boy and girl feels valued, respected and ready to flourish.

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Fundamental British Values

We encourage and expect our pupils – both at school and in later life – to live by and stand up for the values that bind British society together.

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Cognita

Cognita is a global leader in independent education, committed to seeing children achieve their full potential.

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Job Vacancies

If you are talented and passionate about the power of an excellent education, check here for our latest teaching and non-teaching vacancies.

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