Churchill Academy and Sixth Form

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Churchill Academy & Sixth Form
Churchill Community School.JPG
Motto Aiming for Excellence
Established 1956
Type Academy
Religion Non-denominational
Headteacher Barry Wratten
Location Churchill Green
North Somerset
England Coordinates: 51°20′13″N 2°48′43″W / 51.3369°N 2.8119°W / 51.3369; -2.8119
DfE URN 137000 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1,540[1] as of January 2012
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Publication The Churchill/The Spotlight

Churchill Academy and Sixth Form, previously known as Churchill Community Foundation School and Sixth Form Centre, is an academy situated in the village of Churchill, North Somerset, England, surrounded by countryside and overlooked by the Mendip Hills. It educates students from ages 11 to 18 and offers General Certificate of Secondary Education, A-levels and BTEC courses. In 2002 the school was granted specialist Arts College status. In August 2012, the school became an academy. The current headteacher is Barry Wratten.

The school, which had 1,540 students as of January 2012,[1] is organised by house system, with the houses named after royal dynasties of Britain: Stuart (green), Hanover (gold), Tudor (red) and Windsor (blue).

The school publishes a weekly newsletter, a termly publication called The Churchill and an arts newsletter, Spotlight.[2]

2006 marked the school's half-century on its site. This was celebrated with a series of events culminating in Jubilee Party in the grounds of the school.

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Since 1995 the school has been a member of the Gabblers Club, the Bristol-based debating organisation. The school has won its annual competition three times.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Churchill Community Foundation School and Sixth Form Centre". Edubase. Department for Education. Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Spotlight". Churchill School. Retrieved 9 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "Previous winners". Gabblers Club. Retrieved 14 November 2010. 

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