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Bradon Forest School
The Peak, Purton, Swindon SN5 4AT
Bradon Forest School is a non-selective academy. It has about 910 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2023 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Athelstan Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Malmesbury School, Sir William Romney's School, Chipping Sodbury School and The Dean Academy.)
Particular strengths include Admissions, Destinations, Environment and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Disadvantaged pupils and Attendance.
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high. Show details
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Attainment: Above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
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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