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Kenton School
Drayton Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE3 3RU
Kenton School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,830 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In February 2019 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Northern Leaders Trust. (Studio West is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Admissions and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Attendance and Attainment.
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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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is below average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below 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
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite low. Show details
Attainment: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very 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 2022
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Autistic spectrum disorder  Moderate learning difficulty
 Severe learning difficulty  Social, emotional and mental health
 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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