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Fairfield High School for Girls
Fairfield Avenue, Droylsden, Manchester M43 6AB
Fairfield High School for Girls is a non-selective academy. It has about 980 girls aged between 11 and 16. In January 2013 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Progress, Attainment, Attendance and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Environment, Finances, Admissions and Representation.
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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Progress: Excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average. Show details
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
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 2019
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