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Colchester Academy

Virtual Open Day 2020

Welcome to Colchester Academy's virtual Open Day 2020. As we are unable to meet you in person and show you around the academy, please take a look through the range of guidance below. 


Introduction Video


Welcome from the Principal

A warm welcome from Mrs Betts - Principal



Guided Tour

Join us for a virtual tour of the the facilities Colchester Academy has to offer our students




In this unprecedented time, we have different working arrangements. Please watch this video footage of how students exit and enter the buildings ahead of their lessons.




Meet our Head Boy & Girl

An interview with our new head students: Elliot Labdon & Lottie Thompson



Meet our current Year 7 Students

An interview with two of our current year 7 students; Joe Bloggs & Tracey Jones



Open Evening Presentation

The below presentation from Mrs Betts provides you with a further insight into Colchester Academy


(Click here to open in YouTube) 

Subject Information

To find out further information about the different subjects students might study at Colchester Academy, please choose a subject/department below:
Art Computer Science English
Humanities Maths Music
PE Science



Please click on the image below to view our interactive prospectus.

Colchester Academy Prospectus


Key Dates

Below outlines the key dates for current year 6 students joining secondary school in September 2021:

11 September 2020 Online applications for secondary schools open
September/October 2020 Virtual tours of secondary schools
31 October 2020 Last day for receipt of application forms to the local authority
31 March 2021 National offer day


Apply Now

For further information from Essex County Council, please click on the following link:



If you have any further questions, please contact the academy at