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Blue Coat CofE (Aided) Junior School
Langley Road, Newton Hall Estate, Durham DH1 5LP
Blue Coat CofE (Aided) Junior School is a Church of England primary school maintained by the local authority (County Durham). It has about 230 boys and girls aged between 7 and 11. In January 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment, Attendance, Attainment and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils, Progress and Admissions.
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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Attainment: Excellent. Maths attainment is excellent, reading is above average and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is roughly average.
Progress: Below average. Progress in maths is about average, in reading it is below average and in writing it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress in maths is about average. Progress in reading is poor. Progress in writing is below average.
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