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Coombeshead Academy
Coombeshead Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 1PT
Coombeshead Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1010 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In March 2019 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Education South West. (Other schools in this trust include Dartmouth Academy, Kingsbridge Academy, Teign School and South Devon UTC.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Finances and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Attendance and Environment.
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.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Below average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is below average, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
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