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Corby Business Academy
Academy Way, Gretton Road, Corby NN17 5EB
Corby Business Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,120 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In April 2019 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Brooke Weston Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Corby Technical School, Brooke Weston Academy, Kettering Science Academy and Thomas Clarkson Academy.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Environment and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils and Finances.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite low.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
Destinations: Poor. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both very low.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is below average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is above average.

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 2019
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Autistic spectrum disorder  Hearing impairment
 Moderate learning difficulty  Physical disability
 Profound and multiple learning difficulty  Severe learning difficulty
 Specific learning difficulty  Speech, language and communication
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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