Mark Hall Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 750 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2022 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2021.
Particular strengths include Environment, Admissions, Representation and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Progress, Attainment, Attendance and Destinations.
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Environment:Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Admissions:Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation:In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Finances:About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils:About average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are excellent. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations:Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Attendance:Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Attainment:Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress:Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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 2023
No A-level data
Provision for special educational needs
Autistic spectrum disorder
Moderate learning difficulty
Social, emotional and mental health
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.