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Beckfoot Thornton
Leaventhorpe Lane, Thornton, Bradford BD13 3BH
Beckfoot Thornton is a non-selective academy. It has about 1400 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In September 2019 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2016.
This school is a member of Beckfoot Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Beckfoot School, Beckfoot Upper Heaton and Beckfoot Oakbank.)
Particular strengths include Finances and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Attainment.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.

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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community.
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is below average. Progress is about average.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are very high and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Attainment: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is below average.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low.
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is very high.
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