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Altrincham College
Green Lane, Timperley, Altrincham WA15 8QW
Altrincham College is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,010 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In May 2022 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of South Manchester Learning Trust. (Reddish Vale High School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Representation, Disadvantaged pupils, Finances and Sixth form. Relative weaknesses include Progress and Attendance.
The school's overall score (out of 100) is given below. Coloured segments show the contributions of each indicator, explained in more detail below. Hover over the segments for details. Personalise the score by clicking on the button to set your own priorities.
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Distance
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Score Name
0.7Wellington School
0.7Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
0.9Saint Ambrose College
1.3Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
1.4North Cestrian School
1.4Loreto Grammar School
1.6Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
1.7Dixons Brooklands Academy
1.8Saint Paul's Catholic High School
2.1Manchester Enterprise Academy
2.2Sale High School
2.4Sale Grammar School
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is below average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Environment: About average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all roughly average.
Attainment: About average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high. Show details
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Progress: Below average. Progress up to the ages of 16 and 18 are both below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)

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 2022
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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