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Stanchester Academy
East Stoke, Stoke-sub-Hamdon TA14 6UG
Stanchester Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 790 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In October 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Bridgwater and Taunton College Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Bridgwater College Academy, Brymore Academy and West Somerset College.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Admissions, Finances and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Progress and Attainment.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
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
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite low.
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are very high and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. 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.)
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
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