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Colchester Academy
Hawthorn Avenue

School office opening hours:
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday: 08:30am – 4:00pm

Telephone: 01206 861217
Fax: 01206 865940


Twitter: @ColchesterAcad


Instagram: @colchesteracademy

Student Absence

If your child is unable to attend school please contact the school’s absence line on 01206 878872 by 8.30 am on each day of your child’s absence. Please state clearly your child’s name, tutor group and reason for absence. 

Alternatively you can email

Key Contacts

If you have any queries or concerns, please contact your child’s Form Tutor in the first instance. Please contact the school office to make an appointment (01206 861217

If the Form Tutor is unable to answer your queries, please then contact your child’s Year Leader:

  • Year 7 - Richard Knightley - richard,
  • Year 8 - Claire Herridge -
  • Year 9 - Mark St Claire –
  • Year 10 Shaun Pullum –
  • Year 11 Hannah Bryant – hannah,

Curriculum Points of Contact

  • English:  Rachel MacMillan –
  • Maths: Rebecca West –
  • Science: Faye Edwards –
  • Humanities: Felipe Fleury-Rojo –
  • ICT: Michael Wills –
  • MFL: Irina Constantinescu –
  • Performing Arts: William Searl –
  • Physical Education: Kat Ross –
  • Technology and Art: Angela Coburn –

Principal: Mrs Jenny Betts -

PA to Principal: Ms Beverly Robson -

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO): Mrs Jenni Tomlinson

E-Safety Co-ordinator: Mr Rav Samjawon -

To request a free paper copy of this website, please contact the Academy on 01206 861217.

Company Registration: Colchester Academy is part of South Suffolk Learning Trust and is registered to  South Suffolk Learning Trust, Heath Road, East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7 6RJ  The company registration number is 07682993.