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St Thomas More Catholic High School
Lynn Road, North Shields NE29 8LF
St Thomas More Catholic High School is a non-selective, Roman Catholic academy. It has about 1,610 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In October 2017 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Destinations, Disadvantaged pupils, Environment and Representation. Relative weaknesses include Admissions and Progress.
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Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Environment: Above average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is quite high.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Attainment: Above average. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both 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.
Sixth form: About average. Attainment is above average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is about average, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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