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The Excel Academy
Milton Road, Sneyd Green, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 6LG
The Excel Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,090 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2016 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Alpha Academies Trust. (Discovery Academy is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Attendance, Disadvantaged pupils and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Representation, Environment and Destinations.
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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Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: About 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.)
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
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 2019
No A-level data
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