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CCHS Admissions

Admissions September 2022

Parents and Carers of Year 6 pupils now have to consider their child’s secondary school place for September 2022. This is a key decision in the life of any child.

If you attended our Open Evening, we trust that you enjoyed your time touring the school, experiencing our fantastic facilities and meeting our outstanding team of teaching and support staff.

If you were unable to join us, or missed one of the presentations made by Neil Gallagher, Executive Headteacher and Chris Taylor, Head of School in the school hall, please view a virtual version below.

If you have any further questions please email the school -

Please also take the time to view our new interactive prospectus HERE.

To apply for a Year 7 place at Clacton County High School please follow this link to Essex County Council Online Admissions system.

Please note the deadline for secondary school applications is the 31st October 2021.Applications must be completed online and you should check that you receive an email confirming your application has been received. Schools should be listed in preferential order, placing Clacton County High School first on the list if you wish your child to attend our school

» Scroll down to access links to various documents, including a map of our catchment area.

Applications must be submitted by October 31st 2021. .

Our vision at Clacton County High School is to create opportunities within and beyond the curriculum to enable each student to develop his or her potential to the full in order that he or she may be a confident, independent and successful adult.

We seek to widen the aspirations of all students, to help them create a goal they then strive to achieve. We have high expectations of academic success and personal behaviour and believe these are best achieved in a caring environment. Both these aims are encompassed in our mission statement:

Higher Expectations, Raising Aspirations

CCHS Interactive Prospectus

Click the link above for the latest CCHS Prospectus or alternatively download the pdf version HERE

Priority Admission (Catchment) Area Check

Click the link above to find out which Secondary School's Priority Admission (Catchment) Area you live in.

CCHS Catchment Area Map

Click the link above to view a map of the Clacton County High School Catchment Area.

Apply for a place at Clacton County High School

Click the above link to take you to Essex County Council Online Admissions.

All applications for secondary school admission in September 2021 must be made by 31st October 2020 by following the application process outlined by Essex County Council on their website - HERE
Late submissions may not be able to gain a place at CCHS.

Mid-year Admissions

For mid-year admissions into any year group please complete the CCHS Admissions Application Form, in the first instance.

Admissions Policy 2022-23

Click the link above for our 2022-23 Admissions Policy.
NB. The 2021-22Admissions Policy is available on our Policies webpage.

Face Coverings

In line with the national guidance, students, staff and any visitors to school are currently required to wear a face covering, unless exempt, in all communal areas or public spaces on the school site; this also applies to students travelling on public transport and for parents when attending any meetings in school.
For more information - Click Here

Covid-19 Testing

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your child continues to test at home twice weekly on Wednesday and Sunday using the Lateral Flow Device tests they are given during the in-school testing at the start of term.

If you have run out of LFD tests you can collect a box from reception between 9am-3pm.

Remember to log all results on the Test Register and Government websites;
any Positive cases should be reported t0 the school.
We need to keep working together to keep each other safe.

Admissions Policy Consultation 2023/24

The Sigma Trust is consulting on the school’s Admissions Policy for 2023/24.
To view the proposed admission arrangements, please click here and you will be directed to The Sigma Trust website