News: Sixth Form
Deputy Head Student, Josh BP, will take on the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise funds to support a child through Air Cadets
Our Sixth Form English Literature students enjoyed a unique 'circus skills' production of Hardy’s Tess of the D'Urbervilles in February.
In February, our Sixth Form English Language students attended an English Language conference to hear talks from a range of eminent linguists.
Year 13 Scientist, Ben D, has put together the first of a series of interesting and informative Science Bulletins.
In order to measure plant transpiration, our Year 12 Biologists created some artificial weather conditions!
Sales of tickets, refreshments and roses at our Year 7 and 8 Valentine Disco raised £547 for our ongoing fundraising for The Georgia Leigh Ogden Foundation.
Introducing our new main school and Sixth Form logos, which now clearly communicate our values and expectations.
The February issue of our newsletter is full of wonderful examples of students' scholarly excellence, curiosity, courage and ambition.
Dr Jones' Year 12 Chemists carried out one of their twelve required practicals in February.
Our Year 12 Biologists captured some great images during their study of plant transport systems
Students can treat themselves and others this St Valentine's Day at CHS.
Our annual NSPCC Number Day was a great success again this year with a real focus on Numeracy in all subjects across the school.
Year 13 Niamh M won the 2024 NODA award for 'Best Female Character Youth Performance in an Adult Production' for her role as Bobbie in The Railway Children.
We're delighted to welcome Tom Darlington (2014-21) as the newest recruit to our Alumni webpage.
Our Sixth Form students enjoyed a range of enrichment sessions at the end of January, helping them to plan for higher education, careers and becoming more self sufficient.
Year 12 students, Emma, Jamie and Harley, were runners up in the district heat of the 2024 Rotary Youth Speaks Competition
After joining local mental health charity, Visyon, CHS alumna, Kati-Leigh, has signed up for an 11,000ft skydive!
We held our first upper and lower school Prefect Workshop at the end of January, which was a really enjoyable and positive event.
In January a second group of our Year 8-13 Performing Arts students were lucky enough to watch Hamilton at the Palace Theatre in Manchester.
Sixth Form students from Congleton High School enjoyed great success in the first ever Congleton Sixth Forms History Essay Competition.
In January a group of our Year 13 Sixth Form students took part in a Mock Assessment Centre Day run by The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge at Shrigley Hall
Thank you to all the representatives of Congleton Rotary who came in to school in January to help prepare a team of our Year 12 students for the Rotary Youth Speaks competition.
Staff and students enjoyed a wonderful last day of term, celebrating in style together.
We were very proud to be able to celebrate our Year 13 Class of 2022-23's seven great years at CHS at our Sixth Form Awards Evening.
The third and final week of Food Bank Friday 2023 saw another great collection by our Sixth Form students on behalf of The Storehouse Congleton.
Thanks to all the CHS families who were able to send in items for our latest Food Bank Friday collection.
CHS Drama students, past and present, have been nominated for awards in the National Operatic and Dramatic Association Awards in February.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who was able to contribute to one of our biggest ever Food Bank Friday collections.
Our Sixth Form students are running Food Bank Friday again, helping to collect items for The Storehouse Food Bank.
Thirty-six of our Year 13 students visited The National Apprenticeship Show in Liverpool in November.
Don't miss the chance to become part of our fantastic CHS Sixth Form - Deadline for applications is Friday 1st December.
Our Head Students and Deputy Head Students represented CHS students and staff at the town Remembrance service in November.
We were very proud to be able to present a cheque for over £5,000 to The Georgia Leigh Ogden Foundation team in November.
Mrs Jackson-Moss' Year 13 Biologists have demonstrated Scholarly Excellence in their studies
Year 12 Abbi R has impressed with her detailed and organised work, making a strong start to A Level English Literature.
Our Sixth Form Mental Health Ambassadors raised awareness of Mental Health issues along with a fantastic £367.40 for local charity, Visyon with their Mental Health Awareness stall.
Our Year 12 students travelled to Old trafford in September for the University and Apprenticeship Fair
We were very proud to learn that CHS Alumna, Emily Hepting, is now a Junior Doctor at Royal Stoke Hospital.
We can't wait to see the Congleton Players' production of The Railway Children, featuring CHS students past and present.
Megan Beech achieved fantastic A*/A/A grades at A Level but couldn't attend results day as she was busy moving across the world to take up a place on degree course in the USA.
Kate Oakley has deferred her place to study Sport and Exercise Science at Brighton University to take up a contract with Lewes FC Women's team
After she collected her A Level results in August, Phoebe Jennings got the chance to chat with Gary Neville about her reasons for choosing to study at UA92.
Students and staff at Congleton High School are celebrating a strong set of A Level results again this year, which have enabled the majority of the cohort to progress on to their first choice university, apprenticeship and employment destinations.
Our Year 12 History students had a taste of university life on their recent trip to Keele University
To help prepare them for Sixth Form, a group of our Year 11 students took part in workshops at Edge Hill University, Lancashire, in July
Over 100 of our Year 12 students took part in work placements in a wide variety of sectors in July.
Our Year 12 students' river sampling trip turned out to be a very damp event indeed!
Congratulations to all our Year 12 students who took part in the UKBC Intermediate Biology Olympiad in June.
Our LGBTQ+ Ambassadors rounded off Pride Month at CHS with a Pride Stall offering cakes, a range of Pride merchandise and face painting, raising almost £300 for akt (Albert Kennedy Trust).
Year 12 Psychologists have been developing their knowledge and understanding of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Our Year 12 Criminology students put their learning and skills to the test in May by trying to solve 'Murder of a Millionaire'.
It was our Sixth Form Year 13 students' final assembly on Friday 12th May and it proved to be an emotional occasion all round!.
Our Annie casts visited the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent in May to watch Jodie Prenger as Miss Hannigan direct from the West End production of the musical.
We'll be holding a Leavers' Assembly for our Sixth Form Year 13 students on Friday 12th May before their Study Leave begins on Monday 15th May.
Congratulations to 7MHT who were the winners of our Inter-Form Tournament in May.
Year 12 student, Scarlett S, has successfully passed her Grade 6 Rock and Pop Singing exam with Distinction!
Congratulations to the Year 13 A Level Drama students who completed their component 3 exam in front of a live audience and examiner at the end of April.
Our Year 13 A Level Chemists carried out their final practical at the end of April and Dr Jones was once again really pleased with their work.
The new date for our Year 7 Inter-Form Football Tournament is Wednesday 3rd May (this has been moved from 26th April).
To help give them a greater understanding of the ventilation system in mammals, our Year 12 Biologists performed a lung dissection.
We'll be supporting Comic Relief on Friday 17th march and will be inviting students to add something red to their uniform to help with fundraising for the cause.
National Careers Week is 6th to 11th March and we have a series of events running each lunchtime enabling students in all years to access information and advice from employers and our own careers experts.
Year 12 students were able to get Post 16 ideas and inspiration at the UCAS Discovery Convention in February.
Our Year 12 students used models to show their learning in Biology
Our Year 12 Business Studies students visited Port Vale FC to learn more about the Business of Football
Our Year 12 English Literature students are employing some 'novel' tactics to help them process and understand King Lear.
Our Year 12 Psychologists took part in an eggstremely eggciting project this half-term
CHS students and staff will be supporting LGBT+ History Month in February and all the LGBT+ members of our school community all year round.
In February our Year 12 Biologists visited Chester Zoo to investigate the role that zoos play in the conservation of species, and learn more about the impact of oil palm plantations on deforestation.
The Bentley Early Careers team visited in February to share information on the latest Apprenticeships available with the company.
Digital and Technical Apprenticeship provider, Apprentify, joined us in February to discuss IT apprenticeship opportunities with students.
Congratulations to our Deputy Head Student, Isaac C, who has received an offer from Oxford University to read Maths
A fantastic 51-1 result for our Sixth Form Netball team in their match with Manchester College.
Our Sixth Form Social Scientists visited decommissioned HM Prison Shrewsbury in December to get a glimpse in to the life of a prisoner
A huge thank you to everyone for their fantastic support with our Sixth Form students' Foodbank Friday appeal.
Riley C's excellent essay on Clement Attlee won him first prize in the 2022 CHS Sixth Form History Essay Competition.
A great 35-8 win for our Sixth Form Netball team, who played Cheadle Hulme in December.
Our first ever Christmas Market was a great success, raising almost £1,500 for PiP funds that will enrich students' CHS experience.
Our students raised over £1,200 for BBC Children in Need this year with a range of fundraising activities that included our famous Teacher Gunging!
Natalie Carmen of the Crown Prosecution Service met with our Sixth Form A Level Law students in November to talk about her work as a Criminal Prosecutor.
A visit to Maths in Action helped our Sixth Form Mathematicians see how Maths can be used in many different ways, from fighting disease to video games and magic!
We'll be supporting BBC Children in Need again this year with a range of fundraising activities
CHS Foodbank Friday is back and we are asking parents, carers and the local community to help us support The Storehouse Foodbank in any way they can.
We were very proud to be represented at Sunday's Remembrance Day Parade by our Head Students, Grace K and Ryan C, who laid a wreath on behalf of Congleton High School.
Our Politics students interviewed Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson as part of a Learn with the Lords Opportunity in November.
Our A Level Physics students visited the UK's national synchrotron science facility, responsible for researching everything from fossils to jet engines and viruses to vaccines.
Our Sixth Form student, Niamh M, will take on the role of Mrs Wormwood in Matilda at the Daneside Theatre in November
Hoping to pursue a career in politics, our Year 13 student, Rebecca J, had the amazing opportunity to spend a day in Parliament over the half-term break.
A trip to Liverpool provided our GCSE and A Level Photography students with some great images for their portfolios.
Our Pot of Gold fundraiser will now run until the end of term and the proceeds split between the winner and The Georgia Leigh Ogden Foundation.
Our Sixth Form Open Evening on Tuesday 18th October will enable Year 11 students to find out about the many Post 16 academic and personal opportunities, along with the one-to-one support, on offer at Congleton High School.
The British Army Outreach team came in to CHS in September to deliver a session on Elite Skills for Sixth Form Public Services students.
Former CHS student, Ollie Proctor, returned in September to share with Sixth Form students some useful insights into studying Economics at degree level.
Congleton High’s Exceptional Year Results in First Choice University, Apprenticeship and Employment Places for Sixth Form Students
Students and staff at Congleton High School are celebrating an exceptional year for A* and A grade A Level results, which has enabled the majority of the year group to progress on to their first choice university, apprenticeship and employment opportunities. The school is extremely proud of the great resilience the cohort have demonstrated and the fantastic results they have achieved through their hard work and determination.
As part of their end of year content task, our Year 12 Economists were given a brief to produce a Newsnight style video report investigating the economic impact of the pandemic.
Year 12 Rebecca J is on a mission to reduce littering at CHS and has put together an assembly and a great poster competition to help combat the issue.
A trip to London led to a live appearance on the BBC lunchtime news for some of our A Level History and Politics students! Their visit to Westminster coincided with the release of the Sue Gray report, placing them right at the very heart of a historic political moment!
As part of their BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Sport course, a group of our Year 13 students are organising an inter-form 7-a-Side Football Tournament for Year 8 after school, from 3-5pm, on Tuesday 26th April.