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Fearnhill School
Icknield Way West, Letchworth SG6 4BA
Fearnhill School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Hertfordshire). It has 71 staff (about 59 FTEs), including 38 teachers (about 34 FTEs).
This school is a member of Letchworth Garden City Education Partnership. (The Highfield School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Pupil:teacher ratio and Assistant:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Unfilled vacancies and Staff development.
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Pupil:teacher ratio: Excellent. The number of pupils per teacher is about 12.7, which is very low compared to other schools.
Assistant:teacher ratio: Above average. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.27, which is quite high compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: About average. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 96%, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Staff development: Below average. Reported staff development spend is £298 per teacher per year, which is quite low compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: Poor. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 4.5%, which is very high compared to other schools.
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