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St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls
Pound Street, Carshalton SM5 3PS
St Philomena's Catholic High School for Girls is a non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school maintained by the local authority (Sutton). It has about 1,450 girls aged between 11 and 18. In March 2008 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Attendance, Disadvantaged pupils, Destinations and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Admissions and Representation.
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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Distance
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Score Name
0.4Carshalton High School for Girls
0.9Sutton Grammar School
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1.5Harris Academy Sutton
1.8Glenthorne High School
1.9Wilson's School
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Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Destinations: Excellent. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both very high. Show details
Attainment: Excellent. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both excellent. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is excellent, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Progress: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite low.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is roughly average 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.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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