Chichester High School For Girls

Chichester High School For Girls
Chichester High School For Girls
Motto 'Together We Aspire, Together We Achieve'
Established 1971
Religion Church of England
Headteacher Fiona Oliver-Watkins
Specialism Science College, Arts College
Location Kingsham Road
West Sussex
PO19 8EB
Local authority West Sussex
DfE URN 126063
Ofsted Reports
Students 1463
Gender Female
Ages 11–18

Coordinates: 50°49′51″N 0°46′35″W / 50.83081°N 0.77633°W / 50.83081; -0.77633

Chichester High School For Girls, often referred to as CHSG, is a girls' community school in Chichester, West Sussex which has been comprehensive since 1971. It takes girls from the age of 11-18. The school is a dual specialist Science College and Arts College. The number of children on roll is 1463 including over 400 students in the 6th form, which is fully integrated with Chichester High School for Boys. It also shares a Combined Cadet Force contingent with Chichester High School for Boys.

The school's campus was originally in the Stockbridge area of Chichester. Buildings were then built in Kingsham Road, next to Chichester High School for Boys and the school was split between the two sites for a few years, until a largescale building project at Kingsham was completed and the school could fully relocate there.


Chichester curriculum

During their first year girls take English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Religious Studies, Art, Music, Design Technology, French and Information Technology.

During their fourth and fifth years, girls work towards their GCSE examinations. By the end of the third year all girls will have taken English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Religious Education and Science. In addition to these core subjects pupils choose, in a wide variety of combinations, four other subjects from History, Geography, French, German, Latin, Spanish, Music, Art, Performing Arts and Design Technology.[1]

In the Sixth Forms all pupils are expected to take AS-level in four main subjects, going on to A-level in at least three. There are many to choose from including English Literature, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Latin, Greek, History, Geography, Economics, Business Studies, Political Studies, Religious Studies, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Design Technology, Physical Education, Music, Music Technology, Art, History of Art, Theatre Studies, Statistics and Photography.[2]


Recently, the school has benefited from a considerable building programme including: a purpose built building which has languages, English, science and design technology, a new Learning Resources Centre, a new administrative and reception area and the synthetic Astroturf pitch has been refurbished. The sixth form centre has been extended to accommodate sixth formers. A new sports hall has recently been completed. The South Downs Planetarium, supported by Sir Patrick Moore, a local resident, was opened on the site on 5 April 2002.


Dress at the school consists of a white shirt, white blouse, navy trousers, navy pullover, navy skirt and a navy blazer. Variations include various society badges worn to meetings of the respective societies. Furthermore, in summer students can buy and wear a white polo shirt that has the school badge embroidered on it.


The school has extensive sporting facilities, including an international-standard irrigated all-weather hockey pitch, large sports hall, tennis courts, gym hall, dance studio and extensive grounds for a whole range of competitive sports such as: netball, hockey, tennis, squash, athletics, badminton, etc. A separate sports centre has just been completed, providing students with modern sports facilities.

The sixth form

The Sixth Form is divided into Lower 6th and Upper 6th. Sixth Formers enjoy a number of privileges, including their own common rooms and dining room. It currently has about 400 students and achieved A-Level results of 99% A-E grades and 48% with either A or B grades in the June 2009 exams.

Combined Cadet Force

Over the years Chichester High School Combined Cadet Force has gained many awards and built up a very good reputation of being one of the best in the country.[citation needed] Its aim is to "provide a disciplined organisation in a school so that pupils may develop powers of leadership by means of training to promote the qualities of responsibility, self reliance, resourcefulness, endurance and perseverance". It is not a pre-service organisation, although it acknowledges that one of its objectives is "to encourage those who have an interest in the services to become Officers of the Regular or Reserve Forces", and many previous cadets have. It has an Army section affiliated with the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment and an RAF section but no Navy section due to an agreement at the time of the formation with the local Sea Cadets. The Army section regularly goes to Longmoor and Browndown Battery for training exercises and the RAF section makes forays to MOD Boscombe Down and other local airbases for Air Experience Flying. The contingent uses the L98A1 Cadet GP Rifle, the L82 Cadet Target Rifle and the Lee Enfield Rifle No.8.

Old Cicestrians

The school has an "Old Girls" society called the Old Cicestrians that is made up of former pupils.[citation needed]


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