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Manchester Communication Academy
Silchester Drive, Harpurhey, Manchester M40 8NT
Manchester Communication Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,190 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In April 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Progress and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Attendance.
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Progress: Above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is very high.
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. 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
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