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The Ferns Primary Academy
Field Road, Farnborough GU14 9FX
The Ferns Primary Academy is an academy. It has about 120 boys and girls aged between 4 and 11. In January 2017 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2019.
Particular strengths include Admissions, Disadvantaged pupils, Progress and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Finances, Attainment 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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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is very high.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress in maths is above average. Progress in reading is below average. Progress in writing is above average.
Progress: Above average. Progress in maths is above average, in reading it is about average and in writing it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is quite high.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Attainment: Poor. Maths attainment is below average, reading is poor and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community. Show details
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