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 2023 Open Evening was held on Thursday 28th September 2023.

  Sixth Form
  Open Evening


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

  Our 2023 Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Thursday 19th October

  Click here to book your place.

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 2024 Year 7 place at CHS is Tuesday 31st October 2023. 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 2023 Year 12 place in CHS Sixth Form is Tuesday 13th December 2022. Please go to the Sixth Form area of our website or the online Sixth Form Open Evening where you will find the Sixth Form prospectus, course details and application information.

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