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King James Academy Royston
Garden Walk, Royston SG8 7JH
King James Academy Royston is a non-selective academy. It has about 900 boys and girls aged between 9 and 18. (See here for details of the primary school.) In November 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation, Environment, Admissions and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form and Attendance.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low. Show details
Progress: Below average. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Attainment: Below average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is below average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.

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
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