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Our School

Welcome to Our School

 

We've put together a short video so that you can see our school and meet our wonderful students and teachers. You can also hear about the ambitious vision of Churchdown from the Headteacher Mr Potter. 

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Our Talented, ambitious students would like to explain to you about their time in Churchdown. In this video they give a valuable insight into what life is like in Churchdown and how they feel supported and valued to be whatever they want to be in this world. 

 

 

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Here is a short word from Miss Hicks who is the head of year 7. She explains how she has been welcoming the newest students into our school community this year as well as looking out for them everyday. 

 

 

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And finally here is what our incredible teachers have to say about Churchdown School and how they feel their roles directly impact the students education, wellbeing and ambition.

 

 

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Prospectus


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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Open Evening 

Wednesday 22nd September 2021

Our Open Evening is being held on Wednesday 22nd September from 5.00pm to 8.00pm. The Headteacher 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. 

Keeping Our Visitors Safe 

The safety of our visitors, students and staff is our number one priority, and we are working extremely closely with PHE, and the Department for Education, to ensure the COVID-19 safety requirements are met in order to keep everyone as safe as possible. 

 

  • If are able to, we advise parents and children take a lateral flow test before attending the Open Evening. 
  • We ask that you do not attend the Open Evening or day time tours if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Face Masks are recommended during the Open Evening as social distancing may not always be possible. 
  • Please observe social distancing measures where possible whilst moving around the school. 
  • Please sanitise your hands regularly at the stations provided.
  • Please be respectful of others. 
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The purpose of the evening is to give all our visitors a really valuable opportunity to see our school, understand what our mission is and meet our incredible staff and students. Our aim is to provide this experience in a safe environment. We look forward to seeing you all on the 22nd.   

Please note: We have already started planning an informative and interactive evening for you, but please understand that if COVID restrictions change we will publish on our website what our alternative arrangements will be.

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 23rd September and conclude on Wednesday 20th 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 01452713340 ext 224 or email school@churchdownschool.com

 

Our staff and students look forward to meeting you. 

 

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

 

In-Year Admissions
For late entrants i.e. all other admissions except for Sixth Form and entry into Year 7 in September, parents are advised to contact Mrs Jacqueline Tilley, 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