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The Dorcan Academy
St Paul's Drive, Covingham, Swindon SN3 5DA
The Dorcan Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 760 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2018 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions, Environment and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Attendance 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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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite low.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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