School and College Liaison

The Colchester Institute schools liaison team are dedicated to providing a thorough and comprehensive service. See below for further details.

We’ve produced a range of digital resources to help with your post-16 guidance. See below in the Schools Liaison Toolkit section.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us directly if you would like further information or have a suggestion for a way in which we can help. We shall be delighted to help and look forward to working together with you this year.

What Can We Offer
Meet The Team

Schools Liaison Toolkit

Welcome to our Schools Liaison toolkit – this page is your ‘one stop shop’ for Colchester Institute resources.

If there’s something that you’d like to see please let us know and we’ll do our best to add the resource.

Where applicable, we’ve included the resource link so you can easily share with your students.

Schools Liaison Presentation

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Guide to Apprenticeships Presentation

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How to apply for a course

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Your Transition to Colchester Institute

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Careers Programme – CREW

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Subject in Focus – Level 3 Dance Diploma

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Subject Information Posters

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Centre for Health and Social Care

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How to…

Our ‘How to…’ videos give you a taster of what it’s like to study with us. Our expert tutors talk you through a key skill.

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Video Disclaimer

The application of the techniques shown in this video demonstration should only be undertaken by persons having appropriate technical skills under appropriate conditions, and is done so at your own discretion and risk.

Colchester Institute assumes no obligation or liability and is not responsible for any domestic accidents that may occur as a result of undertaking any of these activities.

Our Contact Details

Our contact details

What Can We Offer

We’re always out and about, visiting schools and colleges. As a reminder, we offer you:

  • Year 9,10,11,12 and 13 School and College talks (FE and HE)
  • Year 7,8 and 9 career presentations
  • 15 minute overview assembly presentations
  • Apprenticeship Talks
  • Degree and Higher Apprenticeship Talks
  • To attend Options/careers/parents evenings
  • To attend Careers Conventions
  • Group tours of campus
  • Subject specific roadshows
  • After School clubs

Throughout the year we email and post out details of our latest course updates, open event details and event opportunities. If you would like to be added to this distribution list please get in touch via email using our contact details below.


To find out more about the range of inspiring subject areas please browse through our prospectus. Inside you will find information about our application process, open events, GEM and work experience initiatives and much more.
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Meet The Team

We have a dedicated School and College Liaison team here at Colchester Institute

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We are very keen to meet with you to discuss how we can improve working together more efficiently during these busy times. If you would like to meet please contact us using the details below.

Please find each member of the Schools Liaison and Events team below based at the Colchester Campus.

Ed Fletcher – Senior Marketing Officer (Schools Liaison and Events)

01206 712065

Sue Johnson  – Marketing Co-ordinator (Schools Liaison and Events) – Primary contact

01206 712620

Olivia Turton – Marketing Co-ordinator (Schools Liaison and Events)

Amarlie Perkins – Marketing Co-ordinator (Schools Liaison and Events)

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Sarah Miles – Schools Transition Co-ordinator – 01206 712247

Sarah works as part of the Admissions team, Sarah is responsible for developing links with local schools to help ensure that the transition from school to college is smooth.

Schools News

We have the pleasure of attending and building relationships with many Schools and Colleges to showcase our fantastic study programmes and help students decide on a pathway that is right for them.

Please get in touch to share your news stories.