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The Castle School
Park Road, Thornbury, Bristol BS35 1HT
The Castle School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1510 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2016 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Castle School Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Downend School, Marlwood School and Mangotsfield School.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Environment, Attainment and Progress. Relative weaknesses include Attendance and Disadvantaged pupils.
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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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community.
Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite low.
Attainment: Above average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is above average, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Finances: Above average. 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.
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is above average.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are very high and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
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