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Colchester High School

Colchester High School is a co-educational school for girls and boys aged 2½ to 16. Our welcoming environment and combination of small classes and high-quality teaching allows us to give each child the individual attention they need to flourish. As a result, our pupils perform consistently well at the 11+ and GCSE examinations. Our individualised focus also applies to our extensive extra-curricular programme so that every child can explore all of their talents

Wellesley Road

+44 (0)1206 573389

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ISC associations: ISA

Religious affiliation: All Faiths

Day/boarding type: Day

Gender profile: Coeducational

Size: 346

Colchester High School fees:

Day fees per term:
£1,535 to ¬£4,540

Scholarships & bursaries:

ISC reference number:

DfE reference number:
881 / 6015

Boys - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 2 to 16 (235)

Girls - age range & pupil numbers:

Day: 2 to 16 (111)

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Scholarships are awarded to pupils for Year 7 entry demonstrating outstanding achievement, talent and/or potential in a certain subject area. Scholarships are awarded solely on merit and are assessed through competitive examinations and interview.

Subject specific Scholarships are awarded to pupils joining in Year 7 in Music, Art, Science or Sport.

Colchester High School also offers an Academic Scholarship and separate English and Mathematics Scholarships for pupils who have scored highly in a School assessment.

In addition, the school may offer a discretionary award or Scholarship to any a pupil in the Senior School if the pupil displays exceptional academic ability or strength in one of the subject specific areas.

Scholarships & Bursaries offered

  • Academic scholarships
  • All Rounder awards
  • Art scholarships
  • Music scholarships
  • Science/Technology scholarships
  • Sport scholarships
  • H M Forces discounts
  • Sibling discounts
  • Bursaries for new entrants
  • Hardship awards for existing pupils
  • Lump sum payment discounts

Disclaimer: Data is provided by the school, ISC is not responsible for inaccuracies