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Parrenthorn High School
Heywood Road, Prestwich, Manchester M25 2BW
Parrenthorn High School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Bury). It has about 960 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In April 2019 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Representation. Relative weaknesses include Progress and Destinations.
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
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both roughly average. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Progress: Below average. (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
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