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Swindon Academy
Beech Avenue, Swindon SN2 1JR
Swindon Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1930 boys and girls aged between 3 and 19. In May 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Finances and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form and Attainment.
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: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is quite high.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is roughly average. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Destinations: Poor. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both very low.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment, progress and destinations are all poor.
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