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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 children 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 usually held in September each year.

Our 2021 Open Evening took place on Thursday 23rd September. If you were unable to attend or could not book a place, you still have the opportunity to join one of our small group tours. Please contact our headteacher's PA, Miss Moore: kmoore@congletonhigh.com, for details of these.

Sixth Form
Open Evening

Our Sixth Form Open Evenings are usually held in October each year.

Our 2021 Sixth Form Open Evening will be on Tuesday 5th October from 6-8:15pm.

NB: There will be two talks - One at 6:15 for CHS students whose surname begins with A-M and another at 7:15 for CHS students with N-Z surnames. Students attending from other schools can join either talk.

If you cannot attend one of these evenings or would like to view the school on a normal, working day, please contact our Deputy Headteacher in charge of Admissions, Mrs Darling, (for admissions to Years 7 - 11) or our Head of Sixth Form, 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 2022 Year 7 place at CHS is 31st October 2021. All applications should go via your own Local Authority. Please go to the Transfer from Primary School pages in this Admissions section for links to the Local Authority sites.

The deadline for applications for a September 2022 Year 12 place in CHS Sixth Form is Tuesday 14th December 2021. Please go to the Sixth Form area of our website where you will find the Sixth Form prospectus, course details and application information.