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Information regarding admission to Churchdown School Academy
Our aim is simple: we want to be the very best school possible for all the students in our care. We want to be able to say, hand on heart, that our students could not have received a better education in any other school.

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Admissions Criteria

Admission into Year 7 in September
The school’s admission criteria sets out admission preferences in case of over-subscription.  Admission is organised county wide by the local authority, Gloucestershire County Council.  Parents are asked to complete an online application form (paper copies are available upon request) by the deadline set by local authority and are normally advised on 1 March preceding September entry as to whether or not they have been successful with their choice of school.

Timetable for Appeals


Late Entrants
For late entrants i.e. all other admissions except for Sixth Form and entry into Year 7 in September, parents are advised to contact the School Admissions Officer, on 01452 713340 to check whether the school has vacancies for the relevant year and to arrange an interview and obtain an application form if there is a vacancy.

In-Year Admission Application


Admissions Policy


Visiting the School

We know that you can only make an informed decision about a school if you see it in action on a normal school day. 


Opening evening – Provisional date - Wednesday 23rd September (TBC in accordance to government guidance)

The provision date for Churchdown School’s Open Evening is Wednesday 23rd September 2020 from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. The Headteacher’s presentations will take place at 5.30pm, 6.30pm and 7.30pm. Also included in the evening is a tour where you can get a feel for the school. We would advise you to arrive in good time as the evening is very popular with prospective parents.


Open days 

Parents will have an opportunity to tour the school with the Headteacher each morning starting at 8.45 or 9.45. These tours begin on Thursday 24th September and conclude on Wednesday 21st October. The tour is an opportunity for you to see the school in action and have your questions answered by the Headteacher. To arrange a tour please telephone the Headteacher's PA Mrs Jacqueline Tilley on 01452 713340 ext 224


Our staff and students look forward to meeting you.