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Coombe Wood School
30 Melville Avenue, South Croydon CR2 7HY
Coombe Wood School is a non-selective free school. It has 39 staff (about 34 FTEs), including 22 teachers (about 22 FTEs). The present school opened in 2018.
This school is a member of Folio Education Trust. (Wallington County Grammar School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Qualified teachers, Staff development and Pupil:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Assistant:teacher ratio and Unfilled vacancies.
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Qualified teachers: Excellent. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 100%, which is very high compared to other schools.
Staff development: Above average. Reported staff development spend is £660 per teacher per year, which is quite high compared to other schools.
Pupil:teacher ratio: Above average. The number of pupils per teacher is about 15.5, which is quite low compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: Poor. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 2.5%, which is very high compared to other schools.
Assistant:teacher ratio: Poor. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.1, which is very low compared to other schools.
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