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Oldbury Academy
Pound Road, Oldbury B68 8NE
Oldbury Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,360 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In December 2021 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Stour Vale Academy Trust. (Other schools in this trust include The Earls High School, Redhill School and Ridgewood High School.)
Particular strengths include Admissions and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Attendance, Destinations, Attainment and Environment.
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Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is roughly average.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

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 2023
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