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Mortimer Community College
Reading Road, South Shields NE33 4UG
Mortimer Community College is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (South Tyneside). It has about 1,050 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In September 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions, Attendance and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Finances.
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Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is very high.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
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
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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
No A-level data
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