Foxford School and Community Arts College

Secondary Post 16
Grange Road
Longford
Coventry
West Midlands
CV6 6BB

Head:  Ms Ruth Williamson


Pupils: 989

Gender: Mixed

Ages: 11 to 18

Type: Foundation school

Boarding: No

Religion: None

School Description by Ofsted

Information about this school
The school is an average-sized community secondary school and has a sixth form. The level of pupil mobility is high, with an increasing number of pupils being admitted after the normal school starting date, many of whom speak little or no English. Less than one half of pupils are from White British backgrounds. The proportion of pupils from minority ethnic backgrounds is above average. The proportion of pupils who speak English as an additional language is also above average.

The proportion of pupils who have special educational needs or disability is above average.

The proportion of pupils who are eligible for support through the pupil premium is above the national average. The pupil premium is extra funding given to schools to support pupils who are eligible for free school meals, or who are looked after by the local authority.

The school is supported through partnership with a local Foundation Trust board involving Coventry City Council, the University of Coventry, NHS Trust, Ricoh Arena, Henley College and CREATE.

A number of pupils attend placements at an alternative provision at Learnfit, Henley College, Brakes, Coombe Abbey, Moor Farm, CWT (Coventry Warwickshire Training) and City College.

The school's sixth form provides a range of academic and some vocational courses, all of which are taught on-site or at the City Consortium.

The school meets the government's current floor standards, which are the minimum expectations for pupils' attainment and progress.

The school meets requirements on the publication of specified information on its website.



Progress 8 Score

-0.39
BELOW NATIONAL
Confidence interval is -0.59 to -0.18

Progress 8 Score GIRLS

-0.41
BELOW NATIONAL
Confidence interval is -0.71 to -0.11

Progress 8 Score BOYS

-0.37
BELOW NATIONAL
Confidence interval is -0.65 to -0.09

% Pupils first language not English

51%

Percentage of pupils at the end of key stage 4 with English as additional language (EAL)

% Pupils disadvantaged

41%
ABOVE NATIONAL AVERAGE (13.46%)

Percentage of pupils at the end of key stage 4 who are disadvantaged


Average Salary

£37,669

Pupil Teacher Ratio

16.1

Number of Teachers

66

Full-time Equiv Teachers

60.9

Teaching Assistants

22

Teaching Assistants Equiv

18.9

No Vacancies.

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