The Dorcan Academy

 

Contact Details

Address:
 St Paul's Drive
 Covingham
 Swindon
 Wiltshire SN3 5DA
Telephone: 01793 525231

School Type

Phase: Secondary (ages 11-16)
Type: Academy - Converter mainstream
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2011
History: This school arose from Dorcan Technology College
Trust: The Dorcan Academy

Staff and Pupils

Headteacher: Sherryl Bareham
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 41.4 / 14.9
Non-teaching Staff*: 21.1
Number of pupils: 761
Pupils Per Teacher: 18.4
Sex: Mixed (52% boys / 48% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 25% (medium)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 21.6%
Local child deprivation rate: 15.3% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 85.0%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 69.9%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 7.5km

Location and Administration

Region: South West
Authority: Swindon
Constituency: South Swindon
Electoral Ward: Liden, Eldene and Park South
School Number: 8664060

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 21st November 2018 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Requires improvement

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
The Guardian Schools Guide: School indicators | Staff indicators
 
 

Nearby Schools

  1. Covingham Park Primary School (0.6km) show on map
  2. Eldene Nursery and Primary School (0.7km) show on map
  3. Holy Family Catholic Primary School (0.9km) show on map
  4. Nyland School (0.9km) show on map
  5. Nythe Primary School (0.9km) show on map
  6. Goddard Park Community Primary School (1.1km) show on map
  7. Colebrook Junior School (1.3km) show on map
  8. Colebrook Infant Academy (1.3km) show on map
  9. The Chalet School (1.5km) show on map
  10. Liden Academy (1.5km) show on map
  11. OakTree Nursery and Primary School (1.5km) show on map
  12. New College Swindon (2.0km) show on map
  13. Mountford Manor Primary School (2.0km) show on map
  14. Horizons College (2.3km) show on map
  15. Lawn Manor Academy (2.3km) show on map
  16. Grange Junior School (2.4km) show on map
  17. St Joseph's Catholic College (2.4km) show on map
  18. Lainesmead Primary School and Nursery (2.5km) show on map
  19. Badbury Park Primary School (2.6km) show on map
  20. Lawn Primary (2.6km) show on map
  21. Holy Cross Catholic Primary School (2.7km) show on map
  22. Wanborough Primary School (2.7km) show on map
  23. Drove Primary School (2.9km) show on map
  24. Grange Infants' School (3.1km) show on map
  25. Holy Rood Catholic Primary School (3.2km) show on map
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  28. Gorse Hill Primary School (3.4km) show on map
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  31. Ruskin Junior School (3.6km) show on map
  32. Crowdys Hill School (3.8km) show on map
  33. St Catherine's Catholic Primary School, Swindon (4.0km) show on map
  34. Kingsdown School (4.0km) show on map
  35. Beechcroft Infant School (4.1km) show on map
  36. The Commonweal School (4.1km) show on map
  37. UTC Swindon (4.4km) show on map
  38. EOTAS Swindon (4.4km) show on map
  39. Ferndale Primary School & Nursery (4.5km) show on map
  40. East Wichel Primary School & Nursery (4.6km) show on map
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  42. St Luke's Academy (4.7km) show on map
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  91. Great Western Academy (8.4km) show on map
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  97. Bradon Forest School (10.2km) show on map
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  99. Longleaze Primary School (11.4km) show on map
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