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In an uncertain world, one thing every parent needs to be sure of is an excellent and uninterrupted education for their child.

Colchester High School is a small co-educational independent school, for ages 2 to 16, where inspiring teachers build in the children the confidence, self-belief and strength of character to aspire higher whilst nurturing in them a global perspective and a mindfulness for social responsibility which lasts throughout their lives. Combined with an enriching and forward-thinking STEAM based curriculum, a Colchester High School education delivers academic excellence and develops creative and inquisitive minds prepared to be the global change-makers of tomorrow’s world.

It is an education focused on “Building a Bright Future for All.”

To find out more call 01206 217 116 or visit

Please note that Three Year Academic Scholarships are available for entry into Year 6 and Senior Scholarships are awarded in Year 7 in Creative Art, Music and Performance, Science, Technology, STEAM and Sports with top performers also being invited to sit for Academic, English or Mathematics scholarships.
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