Private Senior School in Colchester

Private Senior School in Colchester

About our Senior School

Our Senior School provides an extensive curriculum and a friendly supportive academic environment to inspire our pupils to achieve results above and beyond their predicted grades at GCSE Level.

  • Ages 11 to 16 years
  • Traditional academic GCSE subjects
  • Promotion of fundamental British values
  • Small classes & high-quality teaching
  • Fantastic learning support for every pupil
  • Excellent pastoral care
  • Range of Scholarships on offer
  • Extra-curricular activities ranging from gardening to yoga

and much more…

“The children are well engaged and the teaching staff are great. Teachers bring out the best in children and support them to achieve their full potential. Different teaching styles to meet children’s individual needs. Variety of extra curriculum activities for children.”

Parent, Colchester High School

GCSE Academic Results


We achieved exceptional results at GCSE with every single pupil entered in Art, Biology, Computing, History, Additional Maths and Statistics achieving an A* to C grade. Other highlights include:


87% of our pupils were awarded five or more A* to C grades


94% of our pupils were awarded an A* to C grade in Maths.
The national average is 69.1%


89% of our pupils were awarded an A* to C grade in English.
The national average is 69.7%

Why Choose Colchester High Senior School?


Walk past a classroom on any day of the week – at lunchtime or after school – and you might hear our choir rehearsing, or children enjoying sessions on African drums, recorder or ukulele. Look outside and you might see pupils digging away in Gardening Club, practising Irish dancing, playing netball, or getting ready for a rugby session. 

Latest SIS Inspection Report

Our latest inspection report notes: “The curriculum fulfils the school’s aims to provide varied, challenging and inspiring learning opportunities.” And “Pupils are well educated… with their potential being recognised and personal achievements celebrated.



We are pleased to offer a range of scholarships to prospective Year 7 pupils to make our education accessible for children, we believe this will contribute positively to school life and demonstrate excellent behaviour and a love of learning.

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