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Ashton-on-Mersey School
Cecil Avenue, Sale M33 5BP
Ashton-on-Mersey School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,420 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In January 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of The Dean Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Broadoak School, Dean Trust Ardwick, Dean Trust Rose Bridge, Dean Trust Wigan and Lord Derby Academy.)
Particular strengths include Destinations, Representation, Sixth form and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Progress.
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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Destinations: Above average. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both quite high. Show details
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
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is below average, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is above 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.
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2022
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