Admissions Process

Choosing the right school for your child can be a daunting time, our admissions team are on hand to discuss the needs of your family.

Admissions Process

Choosing the right school for your child can be a daunting time, our admissions team are on hand to discuss the needs of your family.


Thank you for your interest in our school. We hope that our website and prospectus has given you a flavour of the difference a Colchester High School education can make to your child’s future.

In the first instance, please do get in touch with our Admissions Team via our enquiry form, tell us more about your child and let us tell you more about our Admission Process and our wonderful school.

Mrs Hilton can be called on 01206 217116 or emailed at admissions@colchesterhighschool.com.

We look forward to meeting you.

Step 1

Make an Enquiry & View Our Prospectus

Tell us a little about your child by filling in our enquiry form where you can also request a copy of our prospectus. Our Admissions Team will be in touch to discuss your interest in the school.

Step 2

Attend an Event

At Colchester High School we believe it’s important for children to want to be here. That’s why we regularly invite parents and children to visit our school.  Please view our Admissions Events page to see our upcoming events.

Step 3

Meet the Headteacher

Our Admissions Team will be happy to arrange a meeting with the Headteacher, Ms Gracie-Langrick, to discuss the needs of your child and explain more about our educational offering.

Step 4

Application & Assessment

If you would like to proceed with an application, we will ask your child to complete an assessment and meet the Head.  This can be arranged as we continue to speak throughout the process.  The application deadline for September 2022 is the 30th November 2021.   Year 7 Entrance Exams will be held on 15 January 2022.

Our application deadline for the academic year 2021 has now passed. However, occasional places may arise; please contact our Admissions Team at your earliest convenience on 01206 217116.

Main Tel:
01206 573389
After School Club:
07505 436582
Early Years Wraparound:
01206 217110