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Barclay Academy
Walkern Road, Stevenage SG1 3RB
Barclay Academy is a non-selective academy. It has 77 staff (about 67 FTEs), including 46 teachers (about 41 FTEs). The present school opened in 2019.
This school is a member of Future Academies. (Other schools in this trust include Laureate Academy, Future Academies Watford, The Grange Academy, Phoenix Academy and Pimlico Academy.)
Particular strengths include Pupil:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Unfilled vacancies, Staff development, Qualified teachers and Assistant:teacher ratio.
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Pupil:teacher ratio: Above average. The number of pupils per teacher is about 14.9, which is quite low compared to other schools.
Assistant:teacher ratio: Poor. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.13, which is very low compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: Poor. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 89%, which is very low compared to other schools.
Staff development: Poor. Reported staff development spend is £114 per teacher per year, which is very low compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: Poor. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 1.6%, which is very high compared to other schools.
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