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Shafton Primary Academy
High Street, Shafton, Barnsley S72 8QA
Shafton Primary Academy is an academy. It has about 260 boys and girls aged between 4 and 11. In October 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation, Attainment, Environment and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Finances, Disadvantaged pupils and Progress.
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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. Show details
Attainment: Above average. Maths, reading and GPS (grammar, punctuation and spelling) attainment are all above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite low.
Admissions: About 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 about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress in maths, reading and writing are all below average.
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
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