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Manchester Academy
Moss Lane East, Moss Side, Manchester M14 4PX
Manchester Academy is a non-selective, Christian academy. It has about 1,010 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2019 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Attendance.
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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Distance
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0.6Trinity CofE High School
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1.2Whalley Range 11-18 High School
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1.5Manchester Enterprise Academy Central
1.6St Peter's RC High School
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1.9Chorlton High School
2.0Didsbury High School
2.0Loreto High School Chorlton
2.1The East Manchester Academy
2.1Levenshulme High School
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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very 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
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.
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

Provision for special educational needs
 Autistic spectrum disorder  Hearing impairment
 Moderate learning difficulty  Multi-sensory impairment
 Physical disability  Profound and multiple learning difficulty
 Severe learning difficulty  Social, emotional and mental health
 Specific learning difficulty  Speech, language and communication
 Visual impairment
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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