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St Edmund's Catholic School
Arundel Street, Portsmouth PO1 1RX
St Edmund's Catholic School is a non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school maintained by the local authority (Portsmouth). It has about 1,060 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In February 2016 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Progress, Attendance, Attainment and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Environment, Representation 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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Progress: Excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Attainment: Excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low. Show details
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.
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

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