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Burnside College
St Peter's Road, Wallsend NE28 7LQ
Burnside College is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (North Tyneside). It has about 1,010 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2020 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions, Sixth form, Progress and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils, Finances, Attendance and Environment.
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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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is about average, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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 very high. Show details
Attainment: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is very high.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.

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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Moderate learning difficulty
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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