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Poltair School
Trevarthian Road, St Austell PL25 4BZ
Poltair School is a non-selective academy. It has about 800 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In February 2024 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2019.
This school is a member of Cornwall Education Learning Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Penrice Academy, Brannel School, Bodmin College and Newquay Tretherras.)
Particular strengths include Admissions, Finances, Progress and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Destinations, Environment and Attainment.
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Score Name
0.9Penrice Academy
4.7Brannel School
6.3Fowey River Academy
7.0The Roseland Academy
8.7Bodmin College
12.0Penair School
12.5Wadebridge School
12.7Treviglas Academy
13.0Newquay Tretherras
15.0Looe Community Academy
15.1Richard Lander School
16.3Liskeard School and Community College
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Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: Above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is roughly average.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
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
No A-level data
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