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Unsworth Academy
Parr Lane, Bury BL9 8LP
Unsworth Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 910 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In November 2019 the school was rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2017.
Particular strengths include Representation, Admissions, Disadvantaged pupils and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Progress, Attendance and Attainment.
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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Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both in balance with the local community. Show details
Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is below average. Destinations at 16 are about average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is roughly average. Show details
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite low, while crime is quite high.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attainment: Below average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both quite high.
Progress: Below average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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.
Popular GCSE subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019
No A-level data
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