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St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy
Duckworth Street, Blackburn BB2 2JR
St Wilfrid's Church of England Academy is a non-selective, Church of England academy. It has about 1,510 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In February 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Destinations, Attendance, Sixth form and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Environment and Representation.
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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
Attendance: Excellent. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very low.
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is about average, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are excellent. Progress at 16-18 is below average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Attainment: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: About 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.)
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both roughly average. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community. Show details
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very high.

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

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