Year 7 Admissions
The step from primary school to secondary school is often considered a difficult one to make. At Chase High, we strive to make this transition as smooth as possible, ensuring our new students feel welcome and included right from the start.
Supporting the start of their journey…
At the heart of Chase High is a commitment to supporting our students’ personal development by providing complete pastoral support from the moment they arrive.
By giving them this individual level of care and attention from the get-go, we help new students feel settled, comfortable and encouraged, allowing them to quickly navigate this transition phase and take advantage of the opportunities available to them.
- Each student is assigned to one of four houses (Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire & Topaz) to immediately foster a community spirit and friendship groups
- Your child will be introduced to their Form Tutor and Year Leader, who will be with them through their whole time at school as their go-to sources for information and support
- Prefects from our higher year groups will be available to answer any questions and help show your child around the school
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for your child to join Chase High, parents should apply through Southend Borough Council by clicking on the link below. Our Admissions Policy is available for download at the bottom of this page.
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Every year we hold a comprehensive Open Evening, introducing students and parents to everything they can look forward to when they join Chase High. From engaging activities across our curriculum held by our dedicated teaching staff, to performances and demonstrations from our current students, get a complete introduction to the opportunities available to your children.
If you are unsuccessful in securing a place, you have the right to appeal the decision.
After downloading the Appeal Form (available below), you must fill in all areas and submit it in writing to us by 22nd March. We will be responsible for organising an independent appeal.
Any additional evidence to support your case must be submitted by 27th April.
You will receive a minimum of 10 school days’ notice of the appeal hearing (unless you are willing to conduct this on short notice) and, where possible, you will receive a decision letter within 5 school days of the hearing.
School Admission Appeals: