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The Orme Academy
Milehouse Lane, Newcastle ST5 9JU
The Orme Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 750 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In May 2018 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2015.
Particular strengths include Admissions and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Progress and Representation.
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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Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is very low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Environment: About average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are about average. 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. Show details
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
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 2019
No A-level data

Provision for special educational needs
 Autistic spectrum disorder  Moderate learning difficulty
 Severe learning difficulty  Social, emotional and mental health
 Specific learning difficulty  Speech, language and communication
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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