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Samuel Whitbread Academy
Shefford Road, Clifton, Shefford SG17 5QS
Samuel Whitbread Academy is a non-selective academy. It has 166 staff (about 144 FTEs), including 104 teachers (about 96 FTEs).
This school is a member of Bedfordshire Schools Trust Limited. (Other schools in this trust include Etonbury Academy and Pix Brook Academy.)
Particular strengths include Assistant:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Staff development, Qualified teachers, Unfilled vacancies and Pupil:teacher ratio.
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Distance
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3.0Etonbury Academy
3.8Pix Brook Academy
4.5Stratton Upper School
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5.4The Priory School
5.8The Highfield School
6.2Hitchin Boys' School
6.4The Knights Templar School
6.5Hitchin Girls' School
7.0Sandy Secondary School
7.2Wixams Academy
7.8Redborne Upper School and Community College
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Assistant:teacher ratio: About average. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.2, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Pupil:teacher ratio: Below average. The number of pupils per teacher is about 17.4, which is quite high compared to other schools.
Unfilled vacancies: Poor. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 0.9%, which is very high compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: Poor. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 90%, which is very low compared to other schools.
Staff development: Poor. Reported staff development spend is £163 per teacher per year, which is very low compared to other schools.
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