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Stowmarket High School
Onehouse Road, Stowmarket IP14 1QR
Stowmarket High School is a non-selective academy. It has about 870 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2023 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Kingfisher Schools Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Alde Valley Academy and Sir John Leman High School.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Environment and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Sixth form and Finances.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very low. Show details
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: Below average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: Poor. Attainment is below average, progress is poor 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.
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2023
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