School Life

Colchester High School is a community full of life and variety thanks to the energy, talent and passion of our pupils, staff, families and alumni.

Before and After School Care

Either side of the traditional school day, many of our boys and girls are happy to consider Colchester High School as a home from home.

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Clubs and Extracurricular Activities

Not a day goes by at the school without dozens of our children throwing themselves into a fantastic array of clubs and extracurricular activities.

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Facilities

Visitors are always impressed by the way we make the most of our site and the surrounding area to offer a rich array of opportunities to our pupils.

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School Buses

To make life more convenient for you and your children, we offer a flexible school bus service which operates along four routes in the local area.

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School Meals

All the boys and girls – and all the teachers and staff – come together to eat at lunchtime. It’s a focal point for the entire school community.

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School Uniform

Our school uniform instils our boys and girls with a sense of belonging and pride, and is designed to offer a feeling of comfort throughout the day.

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Term Dates

Please make a note of the key term dates for the next academic year.

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Events Calendar

Hardly a day goes by at our school without some sort of meeting, trip, production, ceremony, fixture or get-together. Look here for all the key dates.

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Duke of Edinburgh

Hardly a day goes by at our school without some sort of meeting, trip, production, ceremony, fixture or get-together. Look here for all the key dates.

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LAMDA

We are pleased to offer a drama course designed to help pupils gain a prestigious qualification from LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art).

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Public Speaking

Our ability to prepare pupils to gain public speaking qualifications has seen us be officially recognised as an English Speaking Board Centre.

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News

Whether it’s an opening night, a school trip or some fresh success for one of our pupils, there’s always something going on at Colchester High School.

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Photo Gallery

We generate a lot of photo-friendly moments at Colchester High School – packed with colour, smiles and pride. Here are some recent favourites.

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Colchester High School Association

We generate a lot of photo-friendly moments at Colchester High School – packed with colour, smiles and pride. Here are some recent favourites.

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Former Pupils

We have set up an Old Boys and Girls Association to provide a way for our many former pupils to keep in touch with the school – and with each other.

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