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Cantell School
Violet Road, Bassett, Southampton SO16 3GJ
Cantell School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Southampton). It has about 1,240 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2024 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Progress and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Environment.
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Progress: Above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite low.
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is roughly average.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. 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 2023
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