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Walker Riverside Academy
Waverdale Avenue, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE6 4AW
Walker Riverside Academy is a non-selective academy. It has 145 staff (about 129 FTEs), including 87 teachers (about 83 FTEs). The present school opened in 2018.
This school is a member of Tyne Coast Academy Trust. (Other schools in this trust include North East Futures UTC and Monkwearmouth Academy.)
Particular strengths include Unfilled vacancies, Pupil:teacher ratio and Assistant:teacher ratio. Relative weaknesses include Staff development.
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Distance
(miles)
Score Name
0.8Benfield School
1.4Burnside College
1.6Hebburn Comprehensive School
1.7St Joseph's Catholic Academy
1.9Jesmond Park Academy
2.3Churchill Community College
2.3Heworth Grange School
2.4Jarrow School
2.6St Mary's Catholic School
2.9Longbenton High School
3.0North East Futures UTC
3.3Norham High School
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Unfilled vacancies: Excellent. The proportion of unfilled or temporarily filled teaching positions is 0%, which is very low compared to other schools.
Pupil:teacher ratio: Excellent. The number of pupils per teacher is about 12.5, which is very low compared to other schools.
Assistant:teacher ratio: About average. The number of assistants per teacher is about 0.2, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Qualified teachers: About average. The proportion of qualified teachers is about 96%, which is roughly average compared to other schools.
Staff development: Poor. Reported staff development spend is £160 per teacher per year, which is very low compared to other schools.
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