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Colchester Royal Grammar School
Lexden Road, Colchester CO3 3ND
Colchester Royal Grammar School is a selective, Christian academy. It caters for boys aged between 11 and 18. Ofsted last inspected the school in May 2021. The present school opened in 2023.
Particular strengths include Attainment, Disadvantaged pupils, Progress and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Representation, Finances and Environment.
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Attainment: Excellent. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is excellent.
Progress: Excellent. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high. Show details
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is excellent, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all roughly average.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high. There is an entrance exam.
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