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Bury Church of England High School
Haslam Brow, Bury BL9 0TS
Bury Church of England High School is a non-selective, Church of England academy. It has about 830 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In September 2023 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2022.
This school is a member of The Bishop Fraser Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Bolton St Catherine's Academy, Canon Slade School and St James's Church of England High School.)
Particular strengths include Destinations, Finances, Attainment and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Environment, Representation, Admissions and 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 proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high. Show details
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
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 below average. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all 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 2023
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