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North Gosforth Academy
Dudley Lane, Seaton Burn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE13 6EJ
North Gosforth Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 550 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In April 2022 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2018.
This school is a member of The Gosforth Federated Academies Limited. (Other schools in this trust include Great Park Academy, Gosforth Academy, Jesmond Park Academy and Callerton Academy.)
Particular strengths include Environment and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Finances and Progress.
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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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is roughly average.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is below average. Progress is about average.
Attainment: Below average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both below 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
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Progress: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is about average.
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

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 2022
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