When someone tells you “Go and read a book, you’ve been on your computer for hours!” don’t see it as a chore, as something that you’re being forced to do, see it as an opportunity to escape reality for a few hours, enter a life from a new perspective! If you have ever had a day where you just wished you could be someone else
I have long believed in the fact that educational communities can benefit when it is the children who lead on our future and when they are moved towards social action that supports the collective good. I am hugely proud to say that at CHS both pupil voice and active citizenship are at the heart of our ethos and truly reflect the lived experiences of our
As we start the Summer Term and we are able to spend more time outdoors, I have been thinking about the world around me. For me, along with ensuring the aspirational futures of our next generations – the protection and sustainability of our environment is perhaps one of the most important tasks of our time. Friday 23 April was ‘Earth Day’ and I was delighted
During the course of this term, our School community will focus on the active participation of our pupils in the Wellesley Award; our Character Development Programme. At Colchester High School, we firmly believe that education should develop children’s character such that they not only excel academically and in the wider world but that they should also help others and build a strong community around them.
Early Year’s education is vital for success in the future. With the COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacting the progress of our youngest children, choosing the right school for your child has never been more important
The reason that private schools are often known as independent schools is that they are independent of the state. This means that funding isn’t supplied by the government and therefore these schools charge fees to each student who attends.
Regardless of if you are looking at a nursery, Primary school or a Private high school - the key driver to the activity is to find a school where your child will feel safe, happy and is able to thrive. We have tried to make the process a little easier for you by collating some top tips for making a school open day as useful as possible.
Thinking about higher education may seem a long way off when preparing for GCSE examinations, but it’s an important consideration for the future. Traditionally, after senior school and GCSEs, the next step would be Sixth Form and A Levels, followed by university - but in reality, there are now multiple avenues that you can pursue to enter into your career of choice.
September is always a reflective time, a time for parents to think about the educational environment required for their children to flourish. Here Mrs Goodwin, Deputy Headteacher considers the advantages of the “all-through school” model. We hope you agree! [...]
Finding and applying for the perfect private school for your child can be a confusing process, especially when beginning early years education. This form of learning may be the first organised education that your child has enrolled in, so ensuring they have a positive start is very important to ensure success in their future.
Confidence is well known to build personality and open doors and opportunities for children - something we strive to achieve at our private school. At Colchester High School we firmly believe in creating well-rounded children that possess the skills required to deal with anything that life throws at them [...]
At Colchester High School we provide our parents and pupils with guidance to make sure they are prepared and offer training and support for those children who have shown an interest and aptitude to undertake the 11+ tests [...]