The Staff

We are fortunate at CCHSG to have highly qualified teaching and support staff. We support their continual professional development though attendance on targeted courses run by third party providers and also through in house training.

The Senior Leadership Team

The management of the school is carried out by the Senior Leadership Team. The team comprises of:




Mrs G Marshall

Executive Principal & CEO Alpha Trust

Overall leadership of the school and multi-academy trust

Mrs W Jackson

Associate to the Principal & CEO

Staff & students, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Dr S Parrott

Vice Principal

Curriculum & data, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs D Frost

Vice Principal

Teaching & learning, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr J Day

Associate Vice Principal


Mr D Gosling

Head of Upper School

Year 10-13 with particular responsibility for Sixth Form, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Support Staff

In addition to our department teaching staff we have a team of support staff which provides services to the departments and students and is involved in the running of the school.

Graduate Teacher Training

We are the lead school for Colchester Teacher Training Consortium (CTTC), a partnership of primary and secondary schools which provides school-centred teacher training for graduates. At any time we would normally have several CTTC trainee teachers in school. Their work is supervised by experienced teachers within a department.  For further information about CTTC see

NEETSA (North East Essex Teaching School Alliance)

Colchester County High School for Girls is delighted to be part of the government’s initiative to give outstanding schools a leading role in driving forward the quality of teaching and learning in education. NEETSA officially received designation in April 2013. The Teaching School Alliance is underpinned by many years of successful collaborative partnerships between schools across North East Essex and is based upon mutual respect and shared educational beliefs. Through collaborative partnership our focus is on Initial Teacher Training; Continued Professional Development; Specialist Leaders of Education; Research & Development; School to School Support; Leadership & Talent Management. Our aim is to harness the local expertise in order to:

  • Develop an effective and sustainable alliance that helps deliver improved outcomes for young people.
  • Provide opportunities for staff to develop their leadership skills.
  • Provide outstanding training and development for staff to support the achievement of excellence in terms of learner outcomes.
  • Ensure the supply of outstanding new teachers; our goal is to provide the very best Initial Teacher Training.
  • Provide school to school support that gives additional capacity to ensure that all schools can be strong and successful.
  • Work together on succession planning to ensure that schools can continue to be effectively led and managed.
  • Engage in research and development work that contributes to a more evidence based approach to school improvement.

Find out more about NEETSA via