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Furness Academy
Park Drive, Barrow-in-Furness LA13 9BB
Furness Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1080 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In September 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Finances and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Attendance.
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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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
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.
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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