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Harris Academy South Norwood
Cumberlow Avenue, London SE25 6AE
Harris Academy South Norwood is a non-selective academy. It has about 2,130 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In January 2010 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Destinations, Sixth form, Admissions and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Environment 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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Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is about average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high. Show details
Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: About average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both 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.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly 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 and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite high.

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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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