Year 5 – Open Week Tours 2024

Monday 1 July – Friday 5 July, 2024
For 11+ entrants and parents.  Entry to Year 7 in September 2025.

These tours are now fully booked.

Year 5 – Information Evening 2024 (12 June)

A recorded version of the 2024 presentation is now available for viewing in the admissions section of the website Year 7 Admissions – Colchester County High School for Girls (

Places at CCHSG are applied for through the Local Education Authority and allocated to students based on performance in the 11+ selection test.  The purpose of the 11+ test is to enable grammar schools to identify students who have the potential to thrive in an environment which provides a highly academic curriculum, which also has depth and breadth, and offers a range of challenging pursuits.  We are a state school and do not charge fees. The school is committed to fair access for disadvantaged students.

The 11+ test for admission in September 2025 will take place in September 2024.  CCHSG is part of the Consortium of Selective Schools in Essex  Registration for the test is via the CSSE website for schools within the CSSE and opens from 14 May to 28 June 2024.  A full copy of the CCHSG Admissions Policy for 2025-26 is available via Policy Documents – Colchester County High School for Girls (

Colchester County High School for Girls’ own supplementary Information Form (SIF) must only be completed for a pupil in receipt of free schools meals by virtue of their household income at the agreed government threshold either currently, for a pupil who is eligible for the Service Pupil Premium or have received free school meals by virtue of their household income at the agreed government threshold in the previous 6 years, for whom their primary school receives the pupil premium or for a pupil who is or has been in social care (is a looked after child or previously looked after child).  The Colchester County High School for Girls SIF will be available for completion from 14 May 2024 and must be submitted by 31 October 2024.

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Job Opportunity at CCHSG - Catering Assistant21 hours 15 minutes per week, term time only – Mon to Fri – 10.00 to 14.30, includes 15 minute unpaid break per day.Scale 2 Point 3Actual Salary - £10,920 (£22,737 FTE) Closing Date: Thursday 27 June 2024. Interviews will take place for suitable candidates on receipt of applicationRequired: September 2024We are looking to recruit a reliable and conscientious Catering Assistant to join our busy team. Duties include preparation and cooking of meals, making salads and sandwiches etc., serving customers and to be responsible for hygiene and cleanliness within food preparation areas. Colchester County High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check by the DBS.Download an application pack from or email All applications must be submitted on the support staff application form and accompanied by a covering letter, addressed to the Executive Principal. ... See MoreSee Less
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