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William Edwards School
Stifford Clays Road, Stifford Clays, Grays RM16 3NJ
William Edwards School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,220 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2023 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of South West Essex Community Education Trust Limited. (Other schools in this trust include Orsett Heath Academy and Marshalls Park Academy.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Destinations and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Representation and Progress.
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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high. Show details
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is quite high.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
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
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