Chelmsford County High School for Girls is a selective, non-denominational girls’ school with Academy Status.   The published admission number for entry in Year 7 is 180 places.

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Why Girls’ Schools – ICGS (

CCHS is animated by a passion for learning, bonded by civility and engaged with our community

We work hard to provide our students with a safe, caring and stimulating learning environment, as we write the next chapter in the life of CCHS. This is both our obligation and privilege as we serve and innovate in the spirit of our School motto: Vitai Lampada Ferimus (We Bear the Torch of Life). Please view our promotional films below for an insight into life at CCHS. To understand more about the power and importance of girls’ schools, please view the short films below from our colleagues at the International Coalition of Girls’ Schools (ICGS). CCHS is a proud and active member of ICGS, the leading global network of girls’ schools.