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Farnborough Hill is a very special place; the buildings, the history and the spectacular grounds are impressive but what makes it so special are the people. The school prides itself on being the ‘caring face of academic excellence’. To understand this ethos, one really has to visit to see the blend of academic rigour and outstanding pastoral care that are delivered so successfully. Life at Farnborough Hill is vibrant and busy - an environment that fosters energy, friendliness and fun, establishing a positive can-do attitude which develops the self-confidence the girls need for bright and fulfilling futures.
Families are welcome to visit the School at any point during the year, not just on Open Days. If you would like to arrange an appointment or register for an Open Event, please contact the Admissions Department - [email protected]
Windermere School has now introduced, in addition to the International Baccalaureate Diploma, the International Baccalaureate Career-related programme.
The IBCP prepares students for the world of work, as well as developing a student’s personal qualities. Windermere School was one of only eleven schools worldwide, and the only school in the UK, to pilot what was to become the IBCP.
Students choose two to four IB subjects which are taught alongside those completing the Diploma Programme. They would also choose a BTEC to meet the requirements of their career-related course.
Windermere's experience shows them that the course incorporates the vision, principles and academic rigour of IB, but also provides a personalised career-related pathway. The IBCP develops transferable and lifelong skills with academic strength in a practical field leading to further education, higher education, apprenticeships or the work place.
Students in the IBCP develop skills that are genuinely valued by employers. The programme’s curriculum framework develops:
These capabilities are complementary to the accredited skills students gain as a requirement of their career-related studies, through the BTEC qualifications which Windermere School can offer.
This is a video introduction to our School.
One of our pupils is proving he is the cream of the crop after passing a test to become the member of an exclusive club which accepts only the smartest of people.
Ten year old Toby Liu from Walsall became a member of the high IQ society Mensa after scoring an impressive 160, ranking him in the top 1% of the population.
As one of the youngest to sit the test – the minimum age is 10 and a half – Toby’s achievements are even more astounding.
"New experiences enrich children’s lives and help them decide where their interests and passions lie."
For one lesson a week the timetable is collapsed and given over to pupil enrichment. The programme draws on the interests and talents of our teachers and is a chance for pupils to enjoy pastimes that are beyond the confines of the examination curriculum. The activities are carefully planned to ensure there is something to appeal to all pupils.
Students from Hydesville Tower School in Walsall are celebrating excellent GCSE results today, with over 97% of the new style exams being awarded a “standard pass” or better at the new grade 4 and above. 75% of the cohort achieved a “strong pass” at grade 5 and above in English Language and Mathematics. More pleasingly, at a time of much curriculum reform designed to make examinations more challenging, 50% of the grades achieved in Mathematics alone were grade 7 or above.
Over 97% awarded a “standard pass” or new grade 4 and above
Hydesville Tower School students have outperformed a number of national average results: 100% of Hydesville pupils achieved a grade 4 or above in English Language, with the national average being 64.9%. In Mathematics 91.7% of Hydesville pupils achieved grade 4 or above, significantly exceeding the national average of 68.9%.
Sameer Ali (pictured above) excelled, gaining six grade As, two grade 8s and a grade 7.
The 2017 GCSE results build on the excellent results seen in previous years and reflect the school’s annual focus on improving the proportion of top grades. This year, 37% of grades were at A*-A (with the national average being 22.1%), 72% of grades were A*-B and overall 99% of grades were at A*-C. Hydesville Tower School is a non-selective school, so these results reflect tremendous achievement and progress being made over the course of the last five years.
Miss Kam Nijjar, Head of the Senior School, added: “It has been a nervous wait for the pupils who sat their examinations this year, particularly as they faced the challenges of GCSE reform making examinations even more demanding. I am proud of what the pupils have achieved and they deserve every success.”
To gain a true insight into school life at Skippers Hill, we recommend that you visit us so that you can sample the atmosphere and, most of all, meet our staff and pupils.
To book a visit, please contact the school office on 01825 830 234.
Take a closer look at our unique surroundings in this short video:
Skippers Hill Manor Preparatory School in Five Ashes recently unveiled its two year development plan, which will include a brand new Creative Arts block, extended Early Years provision for children aged from two years, as well as a new science area.
Bellevue Education, which acquired the school over three years ago, will be investing £500K between now and 2016, leading to further developments in the school’s facilities as well as areas of the school’s curriculum. Site work will also involve upgrading the school’s sporting facilities including the swimming pool and the outdoor tennis and netball courts, and extending the school’s Early Years provision to enable children to join Kindergarten from the age of two.
The non-selective, co-educational school, which teaches pupils from East Sussex and West Kent and recently featured in the Sunday Times Top 100 Prep School list, has already undergone a number of developments since joining Bellevue Education in 2010, including the re-opening of the school’s Kindergarten, new state-of-the-art classrooms for Years 6, 7 and 8, and a new ICT suite.
Curriculum innovation will also be a major part of forthcoming plans. This will focus on Maths and ICT as well as rolling out the successful weekly ‘Woodland Explorers’ programme introduced in 2013, so that all year groups can benefit from the scheme that takes learning outdoors, making the most of the school’s 22 acres of fields and woodland. This programme has already proved to be effective in providing a stimulating learning experience, keeping the children enthused and engaged long after the activity has taken place and helping them embark on other areas of learning with enthusiasm and confidence.
UK Schools Director of Bellevue Education, Steven Wade, comments: “Ahead of defining future plans for Skippers Hill School, we reached out to those closest to the school – the staff, the pupils and the parents - to obtain their views on the ways in which they felt Skippers Hill could be further developed. The findings were incorporated into the two year development plan which was presented to parents and staff at a special event held earlier this week and I am pleased to say that the response has been incredibly positive.”
When asked about the development plans, Head Teacher, Tim Lewis, said; “This is great news for Skippers. The school has been on this site for nearly 60 years, so upgrades and investments need to be made. What is important though is that we ensure these changes are made without changing the ethos of the school. The school prides itself on offering its pupils a welcoming and stimulating learning environment which celebrates each child’s character and capabilities, where they can be themselves and achieve to the best of their ability. These plans will definitely support this.”
Site work will commence in the Spring Term and continue over the first part of the Easter break. It will be undertaken by building company Vivid Green (www.vividgreen.co.uk), experienced in working with schools and ensuring buildings fit in aesthetically with its surrounding areas. Efforts will be made to ensure that disruption to neighbouring residential properties is kept to a minimum.
Phase One taking place this year will see the development of the Creative Arts block, the improvement of the outdoor courts, as well as extending the Early Years provision for children aged two to five years.
Next year’s Phase Two will involve upgrading the swimming pool, renewing changing areas and the development of a new science area.
Events and Private Tours
We offer a range of opportunities to see our wonderful school in action. Whether you’d like to attend one of our popular events or book a Private Tour at your convenience, we offer you a very warm welcome. This is your opportunity to meet the Headmaster and see the beautiful Quinton House buildings and grounds first-hand.
We hold a number of whole school open mornings throughout the year. This is your opportunity to meet the Headmaster, take a tour of the school with pupils and experience Quinton House life first-hand.
Please contact our Admissions team on 01604 684828 or click on the links below.
Our next Open Days are on:
Sixth Form Open Evening - Tuesday 15th October - 7pm
Saturday 16th November 2019 - 10am - 1pm
Saturday 8th February 2020 - 10am - 1pm
Meet the Principal Events
Meet the Principal events give families the opportunity to meet directly with the Principal, Mrs Jo Storey. In these sessions, families are invited to listen to the Principal talk about Quinton House and will be able to ask any questions they may have. Families will then go off on tours of the school. Places are limited at each event so that parents are able to spend individual time with the Principal. Please call in advance to book a place.
For dates of the next Principal Event please visit our website.
If the session that you wish to attend is now full please call us to book a private tour.
We offer Private Tours, giving you the opportunity to see the school on a one-to-one basis. Where possible we will also arrange for your to meet our Headmaster. To request a private tour, please complete the form below and our Admissions Manager, Joanna Sainsbury, will be in touch to discuss a convenient time.
We very much look forward to meeting you and your family.
Quinton House School aims to provide a ‘family’ environment in which the character, personality and individuality of each pupil are developed.
The School seeks to help each pupil to achieve their individual potential and to promote their academic, personal, social and moral development. The School aims to fire imaginations and inspire each pupil, fostering a lifelong love of learning, along their educational journey and into adulthood.
Care for the individual as a whole and about his or her personal development and extracurricular involvement complements the emphasis on academic achievement, and demonstrates the richness of the school’s provision for its pupils.
A high calibre staff, who are dedicated and enthusiastic, work as a team in the pursuit of the school’s aims. Quinton House is unashamedly ambitious (although not pretentious), striving continually to improve itself, and to enhance its local, national and international reputation.
Early Years Open Morning: Wednesday 12th February 2020. from 9am. Book your place here!
Our open events give you the chance to look around, meet staff and pupils and get a real feel for Badminton. You are warmly welcome to come and see what makes Badminton different.
Senior & Sixth Form Open Morning: Friday 28th February 2020, from 9am. Book your place here!
Junior School Family Fun Morning!: Saturday 21st March 2020, from 10.30am. Book your place here!
Whole School Open Morning: Friday 8th May 2020, from 9am. Book your place here!
We are very happy to arrange an individual visit for you and your daughter, and girls can also come for taster days. We know that sometimes it isn’t possible to visit in person.
If you can’t get to us, please do contact us to talk by phone or Skype. We’re always happy to answer questions and send information that you might find useful.
Please contact the Admissions Team to book your place:
t: 0117 905 5271
Book directly online here or click on the link below.
Our Sixth Form’s strength comes from its size and from our university-style teaching methods. The sheer range of subject combinations and interests that girls pursue makes the Sixth Form exciting and its size means that everyone knows each other well.
There is a good influx of new Sixth Formers into the Lower Sixth alongside those who have joined the School in earlier years, and this, together with a mix of Day Girls and Boarders (with flexi-boarding available too) mean that there is no one model of Sixth Former at Badminton.
From Anthropology to Filmmaking, Neuroscience to International Development, Aeronautical Engineering to Global Sustainable Development: Badminton girls go on to do anything and everything at some of the most prestigious universities in the world. We have a strong success rate for applications to Oxford and Cambridge. Read more here.
Bristol has its share of very good schools, and we know that choosing somewhere for your daughter isn’t easy.
So what’s different about Badminton?
Our history, our unusual ethos of teaching and learning and our careful balance of intellectual firepower with courtesy and support all set us apart. There is an important place in the world for strong female communities, and Badminton is one of these. We have excellent facilities and some of the best boarding and pastoral care provision of any school. Girls at Badminton come from all over the globe and know that they can try anything, study anything, do anything, and they do. No one here is judged on superficialities, and Badminton girls rightly learn that their future can be anything they want it to be.
If you would lke to visit us for an individual tour on a working school day, or add your name to the Open Day register, please contact our Admissions team on the email or telephone number below.
Get in touch with our friendly Admissions Team
Starting a new school at any age can be a daunting prospect not only for pupils, but parents too! At Kingshott, we aim to provide you with clear and comprehensive information about the admissions procedure, from initial enquiry to the first day at school.
Whilst most children join us at the start of a new academic year, admissions are possible throughout the year, subject to assessment and availability of a place. However, we are increasingly oversubscribed and early registration is always advised, especially for our Nursery and Reception class intake.
Our Admission Officers, Mrs Farley and Mrs Payne, will be delighted to arrange an individual visit to the school for you on a working school day.
To have an initial discussion, please email: [email protected]
Or call 01462 432009
Kingshott are extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded an Early Years Quality Mark. The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) was established under the Childcare Act 2006 and is a framework for learning, development and care for children from birth to five. Here at Kingshott it includes the children in our Nursery and Reception year groups.
We recognise that children develop and learn in different ways and at different rates. Our children experience a wide range of activities and skills that provide the right foundation for future development as they progress through school and life. Small class sizes ensure that every child is treated as an individual, enabling all teaching staff to pinpoint the next steps in each child's learning journey.
All our staff respond to each child’s individual emerging needs and interests, to support their growth and development through warm and positive interaction. Our aim is to ensure that children enjoy their EYFS experience in the care of skilful and caring staff and make a confident and smooth transition as they move through the school. We share and communicate the child’s learning experiences and developmental milestones by working in partnership with parents.
You are warmly invited to visit our school with its impressive history and its reputation for providing outstanding education for girls. Our successful Open Event was held in the autumn term.
If you have any queries please contact our Admissions Registrar by email: [email protected] or call 020 8260 7543.
new dates coming soon
Visiting the Junior School is an important part of the decision making process. Whether this is your daughter’s first step in to Nursery or Reception or if she is transferring from another school, this is your opportunity to see first-hand all that Croydon High Juniors can offer her.
Please contact our Junior Admissions Team to find out more or to book an appointment:
Clare Macmillan and Jill Young
Telephone 020 8260 7508
Senior & Sixth Form
With Senior and Sixth Form entry, we recommend visiting the school either on an Open Day or with a personal tour on a working day, giving you the chance to meet our inspirational teachers and to see how the school community works together.
We are always happy to organise individual Taster Days, where girls can join their year group and enjoy the full Croydon High experience.
We have various “open events” as listed below. To streamline the process for you, it is advisable to “pre-register” (see below), but you can also register on arrival.
Key Dates for 2019/20
Sixth Form Open Evening: Tuesday 15 October 2019 – Please REGISTER HERE
Year 7 Application deadline: Monday 11 November 2019
Closing date for Bursary and Scholarship Applications: Monday 11 November
Year 7 Taster Afternoon: Saturday 30 November 2019
Year 7 Performance Scholarships – Assessments: w/c Monday 2 December
Entrance Test day (year 7): Monday 6 January 2020
Personal tours are also now available. We would be delighted to arrange a time for you to visit with your daughter.
Please click on the link below to arrange a private visit.
Excellent A level results
Once again, Croydon High School has maintained its local reputation for excellent academic results with a 100% pass rate at A Level a fifth of all girls achieved straight A*- A grades. Over 38% of all grades awarded were A* or A, highlighting the number of highly aspirational girls in this cohort.
Currently a fantas c 77% of the cohort are leaving Croydon High to go on to their rst choice des na on – almost 50% of places at pres gious Russell Group universi es.
Croydon High’s Headmistress, Emma Pattison commented that this year she has been particularly aware of the breadth of experience and learning the girls have enjoyed during their sixth form years which has led them to make informed and diverse choices for their next steps.
Record breaking GCSE results
Croydon High is celebrating a truly outstanding set of results achieved by their GCSE class of 2017. Almost three quarters of all exam grades awarded were A*- A making this the most successful GCSE cohort in the history of the highly respected Selsdon school.
It has been widely reported that in the absence of AS level grades, top universities will be relying much more heavily on GCSE indicators when it comes to making offers.
So with 40% of Croydon High girls awarded a remarkable 7 A* (or more) grades, these results also provide the girls with a springboard to go on to the very best universi es in the world.
With a 100% pass rate, an impressive 91% of grades at A*- B and almost half of all grades awarded being A* the message is clear; this is a high achieving cohort at a high performing school.
Please note: Croydon High School follows the IGCSE curriculum in Maths and English therefore the new grades 1-9 do not apply.
GO-ED – Girls Only Education.
This is how we describe our attitude to the education of girls and the unique culture we have developed at Croydon High.
Why GO-ED not CO-ED?
We believe our supportive girls-only environment offers enormous benefits. Year after year we see how girls flourish in secure happy surroundings where they can discover who they really are and where they want to go. In a single sex school, there is undoubtedly less pressure to conform to stereotype, particularly in academic or sporting choices.
Croydon High girls take all three sciences – and do well - and the level of participation, determination and success on the sports fields is something we are particularly proud of.
But, we always stress that we are offering a single-sex education and not a single-sex life. The girls are not kept away from boys – we encourage and enable shared activities between ourselves and another local Independent boys’ school. Particularly in sixth form, we recognise that there is much to be gained from these activities which can be academic or extra- curricular as well as social.
We are proud to be part of the Girls' Day School Trust:
We have two Open Mornings every year: one in the Spring Term and another in the Autumn Term. We also hold a Small Group Visit in the Summer Term. We would be delighted to welcome you - please feel free to register online by clicking here or Visit Us button below.
If you would prefer to register for our Open Morning or Small Group Visit by phone or if you wish to arrange a personal, tailored visit, please call 01242 265 662 and ask for Mrs Samantha Palmer in our Admissions Team.
Alternatively you can email her on: [email protected]
Upcoming Open Events for Cheltenham College
Prep School Open Morning
Saturday 1 February 2020
Saturday 8 February 2020
Saturday 8 February 2020
For more information or to register, please email [email protected], call 01242 522 697 or click on the link below.
Cheltenham College students and 1st XI players, Emily and Jemima, recently represented Wales at U18 level in a test series against Scotland. Jemima made her international debut; a special occasion for any player. Emily recieved recognition and a great reward for her performance during this series and previous matches with a call-up to the Wales Senior Women's Development squad. This is another great opportunity for her to showcase her talents at a senior performance level.
Mrs Nicola Huggett joined the school as Head in September 2018.
Mrs Huggett says, “Our aim above all is to inspire young people who are willing to learn, ambitious to achieve and keen to get involved. Boys and girls who join College at any age, will leave us as well-rounded young men and women, having fulfilled their true potential and gained a place at a top university of their choice. They will have been prepared for life beyond school and be able to contribute positively to society.
I feel it is a great privilege to live and work within this wonderful community. We warmly welcome you to come and visit us and see why we believe this is a school where your child will truly flourish."
WHY CHELTENHAM COLLEGE?
The foundation of the first class, modern education our pupils receive is our experience and history as a co-educational independent boarding school.
We build on this foundation with five characteristics that set every pupil’s time at Cheltenham College apart:
AN ALL-ROUND EMPHASIS
THE SUPPORT TO SUCCEED
OUTSTANDING PASTORAL CARE
Breaside Preparatory School has been ranked 11th among the top 100 UK Prep Schools by The Times newspaper and feature in the accompanying Parent Power: Best UK Schools Guide 2019. The guide is based on exams results and features both independent and state schools.
Staff from Breaside Preparatory school were celebrating their ranking as being the 11th best Independent School in the country. Executive Principal of Breaside Preparatory School Karen Nicholson said:
“We are very pleased to share with you that we have been placed 11th in the Sunday Times Top 100 Independent Schools list - an absolutely fantastic achievement of which we are incredibly proud!
“It is wonderful to be recognised for all of the hard work that the staff and children put into Breaside to make it the very special place that it is.”
At our Open Mornings you can discover the opportunities a Breaside education can offer your family.
Our Year 6 pupils take visitors on a tour of the school and afterwards you will have the opportunity to chat with staff over refreshments. Tours usually last around an hour. Our Registrar, Lucy Greaves, will be on hand to answer questions about the admissions process and discuss next steps.
Upcoming Open Days
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We look forward to welcoming you.
You can also book a Private Tour by clicking the link below.
Breaside have been awarded Millie’s Mark. This is a great achievement for the school and we are grateful for all the hard work and commitment from our staff towards helping us to exceed health & safety and paediatric first aid requirements.
Millie’s Mark is awarded as a special endorsement to childcare providers that go above and beyond the minimum requirements by having 100% of staff trained in paediatric first aid, and also ensuring that everything learned during the course is kept alive and in the forefront of practitioners’ minds so that they are confident, ready and capable.
We have an excellent record of places gained to local grammar and independent schools and this year is no exception. Our 11+ results were once again outstanding with some pupils offered academic, creative and sports scholarships. Our impressive Key Stage 2 results are well above the national average.
100% of pupils gained their first choice at Senior School.
50% of our children received scholarships.
Breaside ranked 16th in the Top 100 Independent Preparatory Schools in England in the Sunday Times.
Parents are given guidance on the schools that we recommend for their children throughout their time at Breaside and we pride ourselves on getting the children into the right school for them as individuals.
Please see our lists of places offered over the past few years via the Leaver's Destinations link (above).
Staff and pupils at St Margaret's are celebrating their latest inspection report after inspectors declared its education standards excellent.
The Independent Schools Inspectorate, the Ofsted equivalent for independent schools, graded the school excellent for the quality of both the children’s academic and other achievements, as well as the quality of their personal development.
Mrs Karen Cordon, headmistress at the time of the inspection, said: ‘I am absolutely thrilled that St Margaret’s has been graded ‘excellent’ across the board. We could not be more pleased with the way the inspection team captured the ethos of the school and in particular the essence and the spirit of the children.
Come and explore what children love about St Margaret's at one of our Open Mornings.
We hold Open Mornings twice a year in March and October. The Mornings are for prospective families interested in learning more about St Margaret's and offer an opportunity to see the school on a normal working day, to meet current pupils and to talk to both teachers and other interested parents. Our next open day is on:St Margaret's Prep School Calne Open Day
If you are not able to come to our Open Morning, individual visits can also be arranged during term time. To make an appointment, please click on the link below or contact:
Mrs Simone Hughes, Marketing & Admissions Manager
The right environment
Your child will learn in a safe, nurturing environment. 30 acres of campus and offsite facilities mean there’s space to explore, learn, play, let off steam, relax, think and grow.
Facilities and opportunities to develop potential
Wherever your child’s strengths and interests lie, we have the facilities to support them.
A tailored learning programme
Teaching throughout the school is tailored to meet the needs of the individual child. Children are encouraged to reflect and evaluate their own learning and with support identify their next steps.
Zest and vitality
Your child will join a school with real spirit and energy, which lives each day to the full.
Foundations for life
Of course you want your children to be happy, alongside giving them the best possible start in life. St Margaret’s is a place where friendships and special memories are created and where a love of learning is established.
When considering Boarding for your child it is important to ask as many questions as possible. We recognise that moving to boarding is a big decision for a family to make and may be a significant change from prep school life. Please contact us to discuss your family's requirements. Call the School Office on 01483 276377 or email [email protected]
Year 11 pupils maintained last year’s record GCSE results, with 26% of all grades a 9, and 55% of all grades being 9/8. In addition, 68% of all grades were 9-7 (equivalent to A*-A) and 99% of students gained 5 GCSEs at 9 to 4 grade.
The overall pass rate was 97%, with 50% of pupils achieving 8 or more A*-A (or equivalent). A quarter of the cohort achieved 10 or more A*-A (or equivalent). Grades in some subjects were exceptional, with more than 80% of pupils achieving 9-7 (equivalent to A*/A).
This year is the first which sees the new grading system adopted across almost all subjects. The change from letters to numbers, with more options for the grades, was designed to coincide with the upgrading of GCSEs to make them more rigorous. Although the two marks schema cannot really be compared directly, there are now three number grades corresponding to A*-A, 9,8 and 7, designed to give more differentiation at the top end.
"We are delighted with these results, particularly given that staff and pupils have been working towards significant changes to the exams and the grading schema. We’d like to offer congratulations to all of our Year 11 pupils and to the Common Room who have worked so hard to help them achieve their goals." - Mr David Boggitt, Deputy Head Academic.
A Level Success
Students achieved an excellent set of A Level results this year, with 80 per cent of grades at A*-B and an overall pass rate of 100 per cent.
Sixth Formers experienced major changes to A Levels in England, with a move away from coursework and modular exams throughout their courses. Yet they scooped 44 per cent of A Level passes in the A*/A category and 80 per cent at A*-B.
"We have been working with some of the most significant reforms in decades, so we’re all delighted with these results, which show just how hard our students and staff have worked. The vast majority of our leaving Sixth Formers have achieved the grades they needed for further studies and we wish them all continued success in the next stage of their academic careers." - Mr David Boggitt, Deputy Head Academic
Parkside School is a wonderful environment where children’s curiosity is awakened. Their journey is one of discovery; where talents and passions are nurtured and developed and our pupils are encouraged to take responsibility for their learning. They develop the courage to rise to each challenge, persevere when the going gets tough and face their fears with confidence. We catch them when they fall and guide them back on their individual journey.
Inspired teaching, passionate and dedicated staff and beautiful grounds totalling 45 acres, with excellent facilities, ensure we can deliver a dynamic and innovative curriculum that lights that spark. Academic excellence and outstanding sporting achievements are underpinned by exceptional pastoral care. Parkside pupils flourish and are valued as individuals; happy and confident as they move to their Senior School.
Our pupils see their future in terms of unlimited options rather than curtailed ambitions. Don’t just take our word for it, come and visit us to see how your child may benefit from becoming a member of the Parkside community, or visit us at our next Open Morning on Friday 7th February 2020.
Every term we hold a series of open mornings and other events to give you and your child a chance to look around the school, meet the teachers, talk to our Admissions Registrar, and get a taste of what life is like here. To learn more about our school, please attend one of our upcoming Open Days or contact our Admissions Registrar for a Private Tour.
Open Mornings and Taster Days
Saturday 5th Open Morning - 10 am to 1 pm
Tuesday 15th Open Morning - 9.30 am 12 noon
Thursday 17th Open Morning - 9.30 am 12 noon
Tuesday 14th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
Thursday 16th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
Saturday 7th Open Morning - 10 am to 1 pm
Tuesday 17th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
Thursday 19th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
Tuesday 5th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
Thursday 7th Open Morning - 9.30 am to 12 noon
If you would like to visit the school before our next event, please click on the link below to arrange a Private Tour.
"We celebrate individuals at Colchester High School – giving each of our boys and girls the education they need to make the most of their personal talents and potential."
At Colchester High School we celebrate the individual. Our small class sizes and high-quality teaching are the two key characteristics that the success of our school is built on, allowing us to offer a tailored education to each individual boy and girl in the school.
Working with a small class, a good teacher can get to know each pupil as an individual and identify their strengths and needs. This allows them to know what motivates them and how to best help them progress. Our great teachers are specialists in their subject and this expert teaching in music, French, ICT and PE is accessed by children at every stage of the school, right from nursery.
Our small class sizes and high-quality teaching also allow us to offer strong pastoral care. We know our boys and girls with all of their enthusiasms, fears and dreams. This allows us to support their on a spiritual, moral, social and cultural education in a focused and tailored way, ensuring that they develop the kind of personal qualities our society needs.
Parents who visit our school always remark on how happy the children are. It’s no coincidence that we place such an emphasis on providing excellent pastoral care.
Good pastoral care is about making children feel at ease so that they can thrive at school. That means making every child feel valued and cared for, which in turn means knowing them well, having good relationships with their families, and offering them the right support.
Read more about our Pastoral Care here.