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St Joseph's College
London Road, Trent Vale, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 5NT
St Joseph's College is a selective, Roman Catholic academy. It has about 1,130 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In February 2014 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Destinations, Attainment and Sixth form. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Admissions 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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Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is quite high. Show details
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.)
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is above average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Progress at 16-18 is poor. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is roughly average.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is very low. There is an entrance exam.
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both 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 2019
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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