Year: 2016

Sunday Times Top 250 State Schools 2016

15th December 2016

Congratulations to all our students and staff for their hard work that has led CCHS being placed 13th in the Sunday Times Parent Power survey.

Elizabeth: A mod in 1960s Chelmsford

1st December 2016

Elizabeth Woodcraft attended Chelmsford County High School for Girls in the 1960s, she became a barrister and stood-up for Greenham Common protesters, anti-apartheid campaigners and striking miners.  Prior to her career, she was a Mod in the 1960s. Her new book, ‘Beyond the Beehive’ has just been published.

Grammar Schools are the best in the region

1st December 2016

According to The Sunday Times, Parent Power Survey Grammar schools are the best in the region.

National Schools’ Swimming Championship – Nov 2016

21st November 2016

Congratulations to our Swimming Team who made the finals of the National Schools’ Championships on 19th November 2016, coming 7th in the Inter Girls Freestyle and 5th in the Medley, which is a great achievement for a state school.

In Memoriam

16th September 2016

We were sadden to learn of the passing of: Anne Barbara Thacker, nee Pollard, after a short battle with cancer last week.  Anne taught Chemistry at CCHS until 1979.  Her funeral will be at Exeter Crematorium on 19th September 2016 at 1pm. Former student Donna Perry who passed away in August 2016. Our deepest sympathy…

Essex Teacher Training Recruitment Event

6th September 2016

On behalf of the Chelmsford Teaching School Alliance, Honywood School will host a Teacher Training event on Wednesday 21st September 2016 at 6.30pm. For more information, please download the flyer:

Exceptional GCSE results 2016

26th August 2016

Our students have achieved the expected outstanding results with 88.50% A*A, 54.82% A*, some of the very best results achieved at CCHS.  These results will stand as a firm foundation for successful study at A Level in our Sixth Form.  Congratulations to the students and their teachers! Exceptional results were achieved by:  Olivia Wheeler who…

Dame Margaret Joan Anstee, DCMG 1926-2016

26th August 2016

CCHS mourns the passing one one of its most notable alumnae, Dame Margaret Joan Anstee, at the age of 90. She was an inspiration to students past and present for international impact in her role at the United Nations. Major accomplishments include: First woman to reach the rank of Under Secretary General at the UN….

Girls achieve outstanding A Level Results 2016

18th August 2016

Chelmsford County High School for Girls celebrates another year of outstanding examination results, both in the International Baccalaureate and at A2. In the IB 83% of the grades awarded were the top grades of 7/6/5, reflecting all the hard work of the students in studying six subjects as well as the core programme. Three students…