• “The atmosphere in the school is productive and positive, making the school a nice place to be.”

    Ofsted 2020

    atmosphere
  • “Year after year, very high outcomes reflect the superb education pupils in all year groups receive.”

    Ofsted 2020

    Superb education
  • “Quality of Education Outstanding – ‘The quality of education is a joy to see.’”

    Ofsted 2020

    Quality of Education Outstanding
  • “This is a school of opportunity.”

    Ofsted 2020

    Opportunity
  • “If you're struggling with issues relating to mental health, anxiety, bereavement, depression or just need someone to talk to you can get in touch with us. All you have to do is fill in the form at the bottom of our dedicated page: Support For Students During Covid 19 and we will be in touch.”


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Welcome to Moulsham High School

Moulsham High School is a thriving, inclusive community that welcomes students, parents, staff and visitors from all backgrounds.

Julia Mead

I am delighted to welcome you to Moulsham High School’s website. Whether you are a current or prospective parent, or you are considering applying for a job with us, I hope you will find it helpful and informative. Please also feel free to contact us directly on 01245 260101 if you require any further information about the school or would like to arrange a visit to see what we have to offer at first-hand.

Moulsham is a high performing comprehensive school for students aged 11-18. ‘The Real Schools Guide’ has ranked it as the top non-selective school in Essex for the last two years. Staff and students work together extremely well and there is a calm, purposeful atmosphere throughout the school. Behaviour is exemplary and it is a place where both students and staff feel happy and safe.

We are very proud of our school and would be delighted to show you around our beautiful site with its fantastic, modern facilities and where you will see high quality learning taking place.

Ethos and Values:

Moulsham High School has three core values which are inextricably linked: 'Enjoy, Enrich and Achieve'.

Our ethos is for students of all abilities and backgrounds to feel valued so that they can reach their potential, not only as students but also as well -rounded individuals who are prepared for life in the modern world and can contribute positively to their local and wider communities.

Our students:

  • ENJOY coming to school and learning through the wide variety of experiences offered to them.
  • Are ENRICHED by a wealth of opportunities both inside and outside of the taught curriculum, that also ensure all of their talents are identified and nurtured.
  • ACHIEVE high standards:
    • academically, in terms of the qualifications they gain.
    • personally, through the quality of their relationships with others and their respect for the environment.
    • socially, through their contributions to the life of the school and wider community.

Julia Mead Signature

Miss J Mead, Headteacher


Coronavirus (Covid 19) - Support For Students

If you're struggling with issues relating to mental health, anxiety, bereavement, depression or just need someone to talk to you can get in touch with us. All you have to do is fill in the form at the bottom of our dedicated page: Support For Students During Covid 19 and we will be in touch.

Here you will also find a range of of information to support you during the school closure due to Coronavirus (Covid 19).

  • Possible Return To School

    20th May 2020

    As you may be aware, the government has asked secondary schools to provide Years 10 and 12 with some ‘face to face support’ with their remote learning from June 1st. They are not, however, making a fi...

    Former student Sophie P tells us what i...

    19th May 2020

    Earlier this month former student, Sophie P, won a place with the prestigious National Youth Theatre, over 6000 people auditioned. NYT has a world renowned alumni including Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Chiw...

  • Prime Minister’s Announcement Regardi...

    11th May 2020

    As I am sure that you aware, the Prime Minister announced last night that some secondary school students may return to school before the end of this term. We are currently awaiting more detail about the g...

    Moulsham High School and Chelmsford Cit...

    5th May 2020

    Moulsham High School, in partnership with Chelmsford City Football Club, is proud to announce the launch of its very own Academy.

  • News from MHS

    1st May 2020

    During this second week of the Summer Term staff have continued to work hard supporting students with their home learning.

    News from MHS

    24th April 2020

    Dear Parent/Carer, I hope that this finds you and your family well. This unusual Summer Term seems to have got off to a good start. Staff are extremely grateful for your support with home learning. We ...

  • News from MHS

    3rd April 2020

    Dear Parent/Carer, I hope that this e-mail finds you and your family safe and well.

    Parents/Carers did you know you can tex...

    31st March 2020

    During these unsettling times, as a parent of child aged between 5-19 year olds, you may be worried about your child’s health and wellbeing and be unsure about how to get the help you need. Our school nu...