Academic Results

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

We set the bar high for every pupil at Colchester High School, giving each of them the individual attention they need to stay motivated, work hard and achieve their full potential. The results they go on to achieve are a source of pride to us all. Here are the most recent figures.


GCSE

We achieved exceptional results at GCSE – Our highlights include:

87%

87% of our pupils achieved A*-C grades

31%

31% of our pupils were awarded an A* to A grade. The national average is 22.1%

31%

31% of our pupils achieved a Grade 7 or above in Maths  with 10% securing the new top Grade 9. The national average is 19.9% and 3.5 % respectively.

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Key Stage 2

At the end of Year 6, the majority of our pupils reached levels of attainment beyond what would be expected for their age group.

English

The Mean Standardised Age Score for our Year 6 pupils was 113.2 versus a national average of 100.00 in English, 29% of our pupils achieved a “very high” score of over 126 versus 4% nationally.

Maths

The Mean Standardised Age Score for our Year 6 pupils was 112.1 versus a national average of 100.00 in Maths, 19% of our pupils achieved a “very high” score of over 126 versus 4% nationally.

11+ Success

We are proud to report that eight of our pupils were offered places at local grammar schools in 2017.

Key Stage 1

At the end of Year 2, our teachers assess the children on their attainment in English and Maths. The results demonstrate the difference that a CHS education can make.

English

The Mean Standardised Age Score for our Year 2 pupils was 112.7 versus a national average of 100.00 in English, 20% of our pupils achieved a “very high” score of over 126 versus 4% nationally.

Maths

The Mean Standardised Age Score for our Year 2 pupils was 112.2 versus a national average of 100.00 in English, 15% of our pupils achieved a “very high” score of over 126 versus 4% nationally.


Reception

By the end of Reception year, the benefits of a Colchester High School education are clear, as you can see in the levels of attainment reached by our children in relation to literacy and numeracy, and the three prime areas of learning: communication and language; physical development; and social and emotional development.

94%

94% of our boys and girls achieve a ‘good level of development’.  The national average was 70.7% in 2017.

100%

100% of pupils achieved a reading age of over 1 year above their chronological reading age with 70% achieving over 1 and a half years above.

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