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The Hyndburn Academy
Stourton Street, Rishton, Blackburn BB1 4ED
The Hyndburn Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 440 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In May 2016 the school was rated ‘Inadequate’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2017.
Particular strengths include Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Disadvantaged pupils and Attendance.
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite high.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
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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