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Shirley High School Performing Arts College
Shirley Church Road, Croydon CR0 5EF
Shirley High School Performing Arts College is a non-selective academy. It has about 980 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In January 2019 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Admissions, Destinations and Environment. Relative weaknesses include Attainment.
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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Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Destinations: Above average. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both quite high. Show details
Environment: Above average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite low.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is poor, progress is above average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Progress: About average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are poor. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is below average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)

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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Hearing impairment
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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