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Torquay Academy
Cricketfield Road, Torquay TQ2 7NU
Torquay Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1470 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In February 2020 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Torquay Boys' Grammar School. (Torquay Boys' Grammar School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Progress and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions 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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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.
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Environment: About average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all roughly average.
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.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is very high.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is poor, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Destinations: Poor. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both very low.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
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