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The Canterbury Academy[1] is a co-educational 11-19 academy school in Canterbury, Kent, England. It is a specialist Sports College and 15%[2] of its 1081[3] pupils are selected on musical aptitude. The school was founded as a non-selective secondary modern foundation school before gaining academy status in 2010.

The Canterbury Academy
Address
Knight Avenue

Canterbury
,
Kent
,
CT2 8QA

Coordinates51°16′43″N 1°03′47″E / 51.27856°N 1.06316°E / 51.27856; 1.06316Coordinates: 51°16′43″N 1°03′47″E / 51.27856°N 1.06316°E / 51.27856; 1.06316
Information
TypeAcademy
Local authorityKent
SpecialistSports
Department for Education URN136302 Tables
OfstedReports
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 19
Enrolment1080
Website

LocationEdit

The school is on the London Road estate in the west of the city. The high school and primary school are collectively known as The Canterbury Campus.[4]

The Canterbury Adult Education Centre is now on the same site.[5]

PerformanceEdit

In each year between 2003-6 the school was in the top 2% of all schools in England and Wales as measured by Contextualised Value Added.[2] In 2007, 72% of GCSE students received at least 5 A*-C grades,[6] compared to 29% in 2002.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Academy conversion information letter, Ofsted
  2. ^ a b "About The School". The Canterbury High School. 2007. Archived from the original on February 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-28.
  3. ^ a b "The Canterbury High School". DCSF. Retrieved 2008-05-28.
  4. ^ "Welcome To The Canterbury Campus". The Canterbury Campus. Retrieved 2008-05-28.
  5. ^ "Kent Adult Education - Canterbury". Kent County Council. Retrieved 2009-08-28.
  6. ^ "The Canterbury High School". DCSF. Retrieved 2009-08-28.

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