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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.


And 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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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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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 - Wednesday 20th September 2023

Our Open Evening is being held on Wednesday 20th 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.


Open days 

Parents will have an opportunity to tour the school with the Headteacher each morning starting at 9am or 9.45am. These tours begin on Thursday 21st September and conclude on Wednesday 25th 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 or email


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.


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



To whom it may concern,

We are now consulting on our Admissions Policy for admissions in 2023. Please see attached the draft policy for your information. There are no significant changes to our current policy.

The consultation period will begin 10th December 2021 and run for six weeks, ending 4th February 2022. 

If you have any questions or feedback in relation to this policy, please use the following email address:

Thank you for your attention.

Admissions Policy for Consultation