Small steps to big dreams!

‘The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed, the tiniest seed you can sow. But after that seed is planted, it grows into the largest plant in the garden, a plant so big that birds can build their nests in the shade of its branches’
Mark 4:30-32


We aim to provide educational excellence inspired by the world around us. To develop curious, responsible and confident learners within a caring community, in partnership with our families, upholding our Christian values.

The admissions authority for the academy is the Diocese of Gloucester Academies Trust.

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Admission Number

In 2022, Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy has a pupil admission number (PAN) of 60 reception pupils. Children will normally be admitted in the school year in which they reach their fifth birthday.

Application Process

The Local Authority will process applications for the school.  Applications should be sent to the Coordinated Admissions Team at Shire Hall, Gloucester, GL1 2TP.

From the 4th November 2021 you will be able to apply online. The application form can be obtained from the LA website at

The closing date for applications is 15 January 2022

Offers will be made on 18 April 2022

Please find Clearwater C of E Primary Academy’s  Admissions Arrangements for academic year 2022 – 2023 here: Clearwater C of E Primary Academy Admission Arrangements Policy 2022 – 2023

Please find Clearwater C of E Primary Academy’s Admission Arrangements for academic year 2021-22 here: Clearwater C of E Primary Academy Admission Arrangements Policy 2021 – 2022

In-year Admissions

Please read the school’s Admission Arrangements Policy in conjunction with this information.

To apply for a place in Reception, Year 1, 2, 3 or 4 at Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy, parents should complete an application form which can be obtained from

Completed forms should be returned to Clearwater C of E Primary Academy, Clearwater Drive, Quedgeley, Gloucester, GL2 4GH or

We will offer in-year places up to the overall capacity of the year group and we cannot guarantee a place at the academy if the number of children has reached the overall capacity.  All in-year applications will be considered, depending on the availability of places and prioritised according to the oversubscription criteria as stated in the Admission Arrangements Policy.