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Barking Abbey School, A Specialist Sports and Humanities College




Institution Type: Community School
Age Range: 11 - 18
Gender: Mixed
Religious Character: Does not apply.
School Capacity: 1725
Pupils on Roll: 1916 Boys: 974 Girls: 942
Admissions Policy: Comprehensive
Head: Mr Mark Lloyd
Tel: 020 82704100
Sandringham Road
Barking, ESS, IG11 9AG
United Kingdom
51° 32' 33.3204" N, 0° 6' 5.4756" E
See map: Google Maps

Locality: Longbridge
Local Authority: Barking and Dagenham
Parliamentary Constituency: Barking

Ofsted school description


Barking Abbey School is a heavily over subscribed specialist sports and humanities college. It has recently been designated an enhanced specialist school for targeted work with gifted and talented students. It is a very large school and has an exceptionally large sixth form. The proportion of students entitled to free school meals is above average. The proportion of students from a minority ethnic background is well above average with large proportions from Indian, Pakistani or Black African heritage. The proportion of students for whom English is an additional language is above average, but few are at an early stage of learning English. The school has acquired a vast array of awards including Sportsmark Gold, Investors in People and the Basic Skills Agency Charter Mark.


School pupil demographics

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Ofsted School Assessment

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Special needs & Pupil: Teacher ratio

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GCSE: % of pupils with 5 A-C passes

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A-level: Points/ Entry

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GCSE: 5 passes + Eng/ Maths

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