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The Highfield School
Highfield, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3QA
The Highfield School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Hertfordshire). It has 149 staff (about 122 FTEs), including 66 teachers (about 61 FTEs).
This school is a member of Letchworth Garden City Education Partnership. (Fearnhill School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Assistant:teacher ratio, Pupil:teacher ratio, Staff development and Unfilled vacancies. Relative weaknesses include Qualified teachers.
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0.6Fearnhill School
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5.5Marriotts School
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Assistant:teacher ratio: Excellent. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.3, which is very high compared to other schools.
Pupil:teacher ratio: Above average. The number of pupils per teacher is about 16.2, which is quite low compared to other schools.
Staff development: About average. Reported staff development spend is £430 per teacher per year, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: About average. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 0.7%, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: Below average. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 90%, which is quite low compared to other schools.
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