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Newfield Secondary School
Lees Hall Road, Sheffield S8 9JP
Newfield Secondary School is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,050 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In March 2017 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Mercia Learning Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Mercia School and King Ecgbert School.)
Particular strengths include Progress, Representation and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Disadvantaged pupils.
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Progress: Excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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
Attainment: Above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite 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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