Month: January 2017

Grammar Schools – A toxic policy or will they benefit pupils?

20th January 2017

ITV News – Thursday 19th January 2017 A toxic policy or one that will benefit pupils? A headteacher from Cambridgeshire has described the government’s plan to open more grammar schools as a toxic policy that won’t help pupils from poorer backgrounds. Robert Campbell the Executive Principal of Impington Village College says instead, there needs to…

CCHS ranked Best-Performing School in Essex 2016

20th January 2017

Every Essex secondary school ranked based on GCSE result Chelmsford County High School for Girls was the best-performing school in Essex in 2016, as well as one of the best performers in England, based on its Attainment 8 performance, with an average score per pupil of 76.5. This is roughly equivalent to between an A…

In Memoriam: Mary Kenyon (1922-2017)

17th January 2017

Our school community is very sad to announce that one of its most highly respected ‘old girls’ passed away peacefully on Monday 9th January 2017.  We will miss her regular visits and contributions to the school. Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time.