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St Cuthbert's High School
Gretna Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE15 7PX
St Cuthbert's High School is a non-selective, Roman Catholic academy. It has about 1,210 boys aged between 11 and 18. In July 2021 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Finances, Sixth form, Disadvantaged pupils and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Representation and Admissions.
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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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is above average, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are about average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Attainment: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite low.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high. Show details
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Slightly 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

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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