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Harton Academy
Lisle Road, South Shields NE34 6DL
Harton Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,650 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2013 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2017.
Particular strengths include Environment, Attainment, Finances and Disadvantaged pupils. Relative weaknesses include Admissions.
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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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Attainment: Above average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Sixth form: About average. Attainment is excellent, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Destinations: About average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is quite 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 2019
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Speech, language and communication
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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