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Thistley Hough Academy
Thistley Hough, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 5JJ
Thistley Hough Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 1,040 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In May 2022 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.
This school is a member of Creative Education Trust. (Other schools in this trust include The Hart School, The Bulwell Academy, Ellis Guilford School, Ash Green School and Abbeyfield School.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Admissions and Progress. Relative weaknesses include Destinations and Attainment.
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Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Progress: About average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are roughly average and the incidence of persistent absence is quite high.
Representation: Slightly out of 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: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are poor. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is roughly average.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low. Show details
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.

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.
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Proportions of pupils entering in 2023
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