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Alderwood School
Belle Vue Road, Aldershot GU12 4RZ
Alderwood School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Hampshire). It has about 1,460 boys and girls aged between 5 and 16. (See here for details of the primary school.) In January 2020 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Environment, Finances and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Progress, Disadvantaged pupils, Attainment and Destinations.
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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.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of 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
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate is roughly average. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2023
No A-level data
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