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The Commonweal School
The Mall, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4JE
The Commonweal School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1380 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In November 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Representation and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form and Progress.
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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Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is above average.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low.
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is poor, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
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