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St John Fisher Catholic College
Ashfields New Road, Newcastle Under Lyme ST5 2SJ
St John Fisher Catholic College is a non-selective, Catholic academy. It has about 1,090 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In December 2016 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Sixth form, Representation and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Environment and Progress.
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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Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is below average, progress is poor and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
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.
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 quite high. Show details
Attainment: About average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite 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.
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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