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Dorothy Stringer School
Loder Road, Brighton BN1 6PZ
Dorothy Stringer School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Brighton and Hove). It has about 1,660 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation, Attainment, Progress and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Admissions and Attendance.
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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
Attainment: Excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
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 2022
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