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City Academy Norwich
299 Bluebell Road, Norwich NR4 7LP
City Academy Norwich is a non-selective academy. It has about 700 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In November 2022 the school was rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions, Finances and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Progress.
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is quite high.
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
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. 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.)
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Sixth form: There is no sixth form information for this school.

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Proportions of pupils entering in 2023
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