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Meadowhead School Academy Trust
Dyche Lane, Sheffield S8 8BR
Meadowhead School Academy Trust is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,840 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In November 2018 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation, Admissions, Progress and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Finances and Environment.
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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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attainment: About average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Sixth form: About average. Attainment is about average, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is very high.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are very high and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance

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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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