Gloucester Academy

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School Type
Academy sponsor led
Admissions criteria (2017)
Admission based on a catchment area
Oversubscribed Status
In 2017 it was oversubscribed
Ofsted Grade
Ofsted grade it as Requires improvement

Admissions for pupils (starting September 2017)

Oversubscribed Status
Priority admission
Catchment area  (unknown)
Cutoff type
Straight line
Cutoff distance
4,687 metres outside catchment
Admission number
Number of preferences

Past admissions status is no guarantee of future admissions, we advise you to always check with the school.


Admissions history

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School Admission area in 2017

  • Oversubscribed
Priority Admission:
Catchment area  (unknown)
Cutoff type:
Straight line
Cutoff distance:
4,687 metres outside catchment
Size of SAA (km2):
Catchment area

2017 Census

Number of pupils
Age range
11-19 years old
Class size
22 pupils
Does not apply
English as first language
72% of pupils
Gender split (Boys/Girls)
61% / 39% of pupils
Pupils taking free meals
27% of pupils


GCSE: Pupils achieving 5 or more good passes (inc English and Maths)
Sixth form: Average point score per pupil
Ofsted inspection results: View Report
CRITERIA 2012 2014 2016
Ofsted Grade: 4 4 3
Quality of Teaching: 3 4 3
Achievement of Pupils: 4 4 3
Behaviour and Safety of Pupils: 3 4 3
Leadership and Management: 3 4 2
1 - Outstanding 2 - Good 3 - Requires Improv. 4 - Inadequate NR - Not Rated

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School contact

LEA contact: Gloucestershire

Schools near Painswick Road, Gloucester, GL4 6RN

School name Other schools nearby Oversubscribed Ofsted grade
Gloucester Academy
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Ribston Hall High School
Yes 2 - Good
Barnwood Park Arts College
Yes 2 - Good
The Crypt School
No 1 - Outstanding
Al-Ashraf Secondary School for Girls
Unknown NR Not Rated
St Peter's Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Gloucestershire International School
Unknown NR Not Rated
High School for Girls
Yes 1 - Outstanding
Beaufort Co-operative Academy
Yes 3 - Requires Improvement
Sir Thomas Rich's School
Yes 1 - Outstanding