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Hounsdown School
Jacobs Gutter Lane, Totton, Southampton SO40 9FT
Hounsdown School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,240 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2017 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Destinations, Progress and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Representation, 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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Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are excellent. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high. Show details
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.
Environment: About average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all roughly average.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both out of balance with the local community. Show details
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
No A-level data
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