• 'A respectful and orderly environment where staff and pupils can work as a team.' Ofsted 2018
  • ‘The leadership team balance ambition for excellence with support.’ Ofsted 2018
  • ‘Safeguarding is effective.’ Ofsted 2018
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We are delighted that you are considering Congleton High School for your child’s next step in education. Most students join CHS in Year 7 but we welcome boys and girls at any stage of their academic career, from Year 7 to 11 and also into our Sixth Form provision at Year 12 or 13.

We are a non-selective Academy School and, as such, we welcome applications from all students, regardless of background, academic ability, aptitude, gender or religion. We have an admissions number of 200 in each year group, together with 50 places for external candidates wishing to join our Sixth Form provision. 

We welcome prospective students and their Parents/ Carers to come and view the school, meet our staff and students and see first-hand what a vibrant and exciting place Congleton High School is. The dates of our next Open Evenings are as follows:

Main School
Open Evening

Our Main School Open Evenings are held in September each year. Our 2019 Open Evening is on Thursday 26th September from 6:30-8:30pm.

Sixth Form
Open Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evenings are held in October each year. Our 2019 Open Evening is on Tuesday 8th October from 6:30-8:30pm.

If you cannot attend one of these evenings or would like to view the school on a normal, working day, please contact Mr Barlow (for admissions to Years 7 - 11) or Miss Boulton (for Sixth Form admissions) so that we can arrange a mutually convenient time for you to visit.

The deadline for applications for a September 2020 Year 7 place at CHS is Thursday 31st October 2019. All applications should go via your own Local Authority. Please go to our Admissions page for links to the Local Authority sites.

The deadline for applications for a September 2020 Year 12 place in CHS Sixth Form is Tuesday 17th December 2019. Please go to the Sixth Form area of our website where you will find the Sixth Form prospectus, course details and application information.