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Gosforth Academy
Knightsbridge, Great North Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE3 2JH
Gosforth Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 2,000 boys and girls aged between 13 and 18. In June 2022 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attainment, Progress, Destinations and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Admissions and Finances.
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. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high. Show details
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment, progress and destinations are all above average.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
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
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.

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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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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