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Farmor's School
The Park, Fairford GL7 4JQ
Farmor's School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,020 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In November 2017 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment, Attainment and Progress. Relative weaknesses include Finances and Attendance.
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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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Attainment: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite low. Show details
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is about average, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is roughly average. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance

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  Multi-sensory impairment
 Physical disability  Severe learning difficulty
 Social, emotional and mental health  Specific learning difficulty
 Speech, language and communication  Visual impairment
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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