Colchester Prep & High School are delighted to announce the opening of a new state-of-the –art – STEAM Centre of Excellence and Innovation from September 2024.

The new STEAM Centre will include ‘maker-spaces’ dedicated to

  • textiles
  • electronics
  • robotics
  • food science and nutrition
  • broadcasting
  • film, media and animation
  • game design, and
  • Climate Science’ Lab.

Headteacher, Ms Gracie-Langrick, said, “Over the last 140 years, our school has built a reputation for providing an excellent all-round education, whilst preparing pupils to be confident, balanced individuals, ready to thrive in a rapidly changing world. With the opening of our new “STEAM Centre of Excellence and Innovation”, our reputation and central educational purpose still stand firm.  Through the provision of our STEAM Powered, Future Ready curriculum and investment in new state-of-the-art facilities, our pupils will gain the practical analytical and creative skills and mindsets required for them to become the next generation of entrepreneurs, digital creatives, wind energy engineers, driverless car mechanics, metaverse developers or telesurgeons of the 21st Century workplace.”