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Parkwood Academy
Melbourne Avenue, Chelmsford CM1 2DX
Parkwood Academy is an academy. It has about 230 boys and girls aged between 3 and 11. In December 2022 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of South Essex Academy Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Bardfield Academy, Kents Hill Infant Academy, Westwood Academy and Winter Gardens Academy.)
Particular strengths include Environment, Progress and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Attendance, Admissions, Finances and Representation.
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Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Progress: Above average. Progress in maths is excellent, in reading it is above average and in writing it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress in maths is excellent. Progress in reading is above average. Progress in writing is below average.
Attainment: About average. Maths attainment is above average, reading is below average and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
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. Show details
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
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