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Varndean School
Balfour Road, Brighton BN1 6NP
Varndean School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Brighton and Hove). It has about 1420 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In July 2017 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation, Attainment, Progress and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions.
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 and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community.
Attainment: Excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Excellent. (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
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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