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Marlwood School
Vattingstone Lane, Alveston, Bristol BS35 3LA
Marlwood School is a non-selective academy. It has about 460 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In December 2019 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Castle School Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Downend School, The Castle School and Mangotsfield School.)
Particular strengths include Admissions, Environment, Destinations and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Finances and Sixth form.
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: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite low.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high.
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.
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.)
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is about average. Progress is below average.
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is 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 poor. Progress at 16-18 is about average.
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
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