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

What our students say

Our students have plenty to say about how Chase High has helped them grow, learn and thrive. Hear why they would encourage anyone to join our school.

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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.

Admission Limit

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Experience Days

In our efforts to make your children’s introduction to Chase High and the secondary school experience in general as positive as possible, we offer a number of preliminary experience days for Year 5 and Year 6 students.

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Open Evenings

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.