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The Knights Templar School
Park Street, Baldock SG7 6DZ
The Knights Templar School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,460 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In September 2017 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Disadvantaged pupils, Representation and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Admissions and Finances.
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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Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are very low and the incidence of persistent absence is quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attainment: Above average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is roughly average.
Sixth form: About average. Attainment is above average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.

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 2022
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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