Colchester County High School for Girls

Specific admissions and 11 plus exam information to help you to be successful with an 11 Plus application to Colchester County High School for Girls. Use the information below to find our recommended 11 Plus books and papers that specifically relate to your application.

About Colchester County High School for Girls

Colchester County High School for Girls is a state school for academically able students aged from 11 to 18 years which consistently achieves outstanding public examination results. In January 2009, Ofsted awarded the school an “Outstanding” status.  Founded at the beginning of the last century as a girls’ school for Colchester, it subsequently became a grammar school admitting girls from North East Essex and beyond.  It moved to its present site in 1957. Situated a mile to the west of central Colchester, the school is set in its own extensive grounds on a large, quiet campus.

AddressColchester County High School for Girls, Norman Way, Colchester CO3 3US
TypeGirls Grammar
Places in Year 7140
Open DaysJuly
Competition6 applicants for every place
Exam FormatEssex 11 Plus CSSE 
School Website


Colchester County High School for Girls 11+ Preparation Advice

How you revise for the Colchester County High School for Girls 11+ exam is just as important how much you revise. You can get information on how to prepare for the exam on our Top Ten 11 Plus Preparation Tips page. While it is recommended to start revision and preparation early, if you have left it late to begin, the we suggest visiting our Last Minute Preparation page to see our last minute process and plan. If the eleven plus exam is approaching soon and you are looking for advice for the day, then check out our 11 Plus Exam Day Tips page.

11 Plus Exam Preparation for Colchester County High School for Girls

Many parents search for official resources relevant for Colchester County High School for Girls to help their child prepare as best they can for the 11 plus test. For information on which books to use and how to structure 11 Plus exam preparation for entry to Colchester County High School for Girls go to our exam papers and books section for Essex.

On our Free 11 Plus Papers page, you will find a wide range of resources to download and use for your child’s preparation. We have papers for Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Maths, English and many more.

Completing 11 Plus Mocks are also useful preparation for the real thing. You can get more information on completing an 11+ Mock at home here or visit our Essex Mock Exams page for more information on Essex Mock test centres.