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Wednesfield High Academy
Lichfield Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3ES
Wednesfield High Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 890 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In December 2018 the school was rated ‘Requires Improvement’ by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2015.
This school is a member of University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust. (Smestow School is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Finances, Admissions, Representation and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Attendance, Progress, Attainment and Environment.
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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Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been in surplus
Admissions: Excellent. The occupancy rate is quite low and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: In balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is in balance with the local community. Show details
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Sixth form: About average. Attainment, progress and destinations are all about average.
Disadvantaged pupils: About average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. 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 and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is roughly average.
Attainment: Below average. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Below average. Up to age 16 it is poor, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is 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
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