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Sacred Heart Catholic High School
Fenham Hall Drive, Fenham, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE4 9YH
Sacred Heart Catholic High School is a non-selective, Roman Catholic academy. It has about 1,420 girls aged between 11 and 18. In November 2013 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Destinations, Sixth form, Disadvantaged pupils and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Admissions 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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Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high. Show details
Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is excellent, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Attainment: Excellent. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is very high.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.

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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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