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The Skipton Academy
Gargrave Road, Skipton BD23 1UQ
The Skipton Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 310 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2019 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Moorlands Learning Trust. (Ilkley Grammar School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Admissions and Finances. 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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0.4Skipton Girls' High School
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10.2Ss John Fisher and Thomas More Roman Catholic High School
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
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.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite low.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
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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