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St Wilfrid's RC College
Temple Park Road, South Shields NE34 0QA
St Wilfrid's RC College is a non-selective, Roman Catholic academy. It has about 1,280 boys and girls aged between 11 and 19. In October 2018 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2016.
Particular strengths include Attainment, Finances, Progress and Attendance. Relative weaknesses include Admissions, Destinations and Sixth form.
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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Attainment: Excellent. 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.)
Finances: Above average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are below average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very low, while crime is very high.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Sixth form: Below average. Attainment is above average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Destinations: Below average. The proportions of students going on to education, training or work at the ages of 16 and 18 are both quite low. Show details
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.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
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