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The Costello School
Crossborough Hill, London Road, Basingstoke RG21 4AL
The Costello School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1130 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2018 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Bohunt Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Bohunt School, The Petersfield School, Bohunt School Worthing, Priory School and Bohunt School Wokingham.)
Particular strengths include Destinations, Attendance, Representation and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include 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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Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are very low and the incidence of persistent absence is quite low.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community.
Attainment: Above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are excellent. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is very high.
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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