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Ark Charter Academy
Hyde Park Road, Southsea PO5 4HL
Ark Charter Academy is a non-selective, Church of England academy. It has about 770 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In December 2016 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Ark Schools. (Other schools in this trust include Ark Putney Academy, Ark Blake Academy, Ark Acton Academy, Ark Soane Academy and Ark Bolingbroke Academy.)
Particular strengths include Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Representation and Attendance.
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Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attainment: Below 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.)
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community. Show details
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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