Gillian Marshall

Gillian Marshall

Executive Principal, Colchester County High School for Girls, CEO Alpha Trust

Founded in 1909 with the aim of providing high quality education for girls, CCHSG continues to fulfil that mission as an academically selective state school combining both tradition and innovation.

With around 950 students on role, Colchester County High School for Girls (CCHSG) is one of the top-performing 11-18 state schools in the country, both for student progress and attainment. It is an academy within the Alpha Trust group of schools building on more than 100 years of high quality education for girls.

Providing a challenging academic environment alongside exceptional opportunities for personal development the school prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow.

With an active role in education development, research and teacher training, the school leads the Colchester Teacher Training Consortium (CTTC) and the North East Essex Teaching Schools Alliance (NEETSA).