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 2024 Open Evening is on Thursday 26th September 2024 from 16:00 to 19:30.

  Sixth Form
  Open Evening

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

If you cannot attend one of these evenings or would like to view the school on a normal, working day, please contact our Headteacher's PA, Miss Monk by email: headspa@congletonhigh.com or our Head of Sixth Form, Miss Boulton, (for Sixth Form admissions) jboulton@congletonhigh.com so that we can arrange a mutually convenient time for you to visit.

The deadline for applications for a September 2025 Year 7 place at CHS is Thursday 31st October 2024. 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.

If you would like to join our Sixth Form College, you can apply today and also ask about a tour of our extensive facilities. Please go to the Sixth Form College area of our website, where you will find the Sixth Form prospectus, course details and application information. We'll be open all summer for anyone interested in Post 16 education at our Sixth Form College.

The Learning Alliance