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St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn
Green Lane, Blackburn BB2 4SR
St Bede's Roman Catholic High School, Blackburn is a non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school maintained by the local authority (Blackburn with Darwen). It has about 1,070 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In January 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Destinations, Attainment, Disadvantaged pupils and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Representation and Environment.
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: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high. Show details
Attainment: Above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
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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