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Thomas Telford University Technical College
Springfield Campus, Cambridge Street, Wolverhampton WV10 0JR
Thomas Telford University Technical College is a non-selective free school. It has about 350 boys and girls aged between 14 and 19. In June 2018 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2015.
This school is a member of Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust. (Other schools in this trust include Walsall Academy, Sandwell Academy and Madeley Academy.)
Particular strengths include Sixth form, Destinations, Representation and Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Finances and Progress.
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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Sixth form: Excellent. Attainment is poor, progress is below average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are excellent.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is very high. Show details
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: About average. The occupancy rate and offer rate are both very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is about average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are poor.
Environment: Below average. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Progress: Poor. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Attainment: Poor. Attainment at the ages of 16 and 18 are both poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: Poor. This is because the school budget has been in deficit

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
No A-level data
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