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Roding Valley High School
Alderton Hill, Loughton IG10 3JA
Roding Valley High School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,440 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In September 2022 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2018.
This school is a member of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. (Other schools in this trust include The Boswells School and The Beaulieu Park School.)
Particular strengths include Progress, Finances, Attainment and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form, Admissions, Destinations and Environment.
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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.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
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.)
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is about average, progress is about 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 2023
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2022
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