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Set Saxmundham School
Seaman Avenue, Saxmundham IP17 1DZ
Set Saxmundham School is a non-selective free school. It has about 220 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In January 2022 the school was rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Seckford Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Set Beccles School and Set Ixworth School.)
Particular strengths include Admissions and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Attendance and Disadvantaged pupils.
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is quite low.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
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
No A-level data

Provision for special educational needs
 Autistic spectrum disorder  Speech, language and communication
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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