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Forest Hill School
Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 2XN
Forest Hill School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Lewisham). It has 122 staff (about 117 FTEs), including 73 teachers (about 70 FTEs).
Particular strengths include Assistant:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Unfilled vacancies, Qualified teachers and Pupil:teacher ratio.
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Assistant:teacher ratio: About average. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.2, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Staff development: About average. Reported staff development spend is £336 per teacher per year, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Pupil:teacher ratio: Below average. The number of pupils per teacher is about 17.3, which is quite high compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: Below average. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 93%, which is quite low compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: Poor. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 5.8%, which is very high compared to other schools.
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