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Downend School
Westerleigh Road, Downend, Bristol BS16 6XA
Downend School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1320 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2019 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Castle School Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include The Castle School, Marlwood School and Mangotsfield School.)
Particular strengths include Attendance, Environment and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Representation and Destinations.
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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Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: About average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
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 quite low.
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is about average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community.
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