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Barr Beacon Language College
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Old Hall Lane, Aldridge, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 0RF
Tel: 0121 3666600
TYPE: Foundation, comprehensive, boys and girls, languages
AGES: 11-18

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Bar chart shows performance relative to worst/best

PUPILS' IMPROVEMENT: CONTEXTUAL VALUE ADDED
KEY STAGE 2 to KEY STAGE 4
SCORE
972.9
987.6
GCSE-LEVEL PERFORMANCE
238 eligible, 6.3% of whom had special educational needs
PUPILS WITH EQUIVALENT OF FIVE OR MORE GCSEs GRADE C OR ABOVE INCLUDING ENGLISH AND MATHS
41%
35.5%
46.7%
Pupils getting at least two good GCSEs in sciences: 30%
RECENT PERFORMANCE OF THE GCSE AGE GROUP (%)
44 31.3 42.6 46 35 44.3 47 34.8 45.3 41 35.5 46
2004 2005 2006 2007
AVERAGE A/AS-LEVEL POINTS PER STUDENT
65 entrants
SCORE
714.2
650.2
731.1

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ABSENCE: 7.4% total (8% locally, 7.8% nationally)
1.2% unauthorised (1.5% locally, 1.4% nationally)
LOCAL AUTHORITY TABLES: Walsall listings
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