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Admiral Lord Nelson School
Dundas Lane, Portsmouth PO3 5XT
Admiral Lord Nelson School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,100 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2017 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Salterns Academy Trust. (Trafalgar School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Attendance and Destinations.
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Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite low.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

Schools often provide or emphasise different subjects, especially in fields such as languages and the arts. The charts below show the relative popularities of exam subjects commonly sat at this school.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
No A-level data
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