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Oxted School
Bluehouse Lane, Oxted RH8 0AB
Oxted School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,780 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In May 2018 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2015.
This school is a member of The Howard Partnership Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Howard of Effingham School, Three Rivers Academy and Thomas Knyvett College.)
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Admissions, Environment and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Sixth form, Attendance and Destinations.
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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Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is roughly average.
Attainment: About average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low. Show details
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are very high and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is about average, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details

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

Provision for special educational needs
 Visual impairment
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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