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Whitley Bay High School
Deneholm, Whitley Bay NE25 9AS
Whitley Bay High School is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (North Tyneside). It has about 1,690 boys and girls aged between 13 and 18. In May 2013 the school was rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Environment, Attainment, Disadvantaged pupils and Finances. Relative weaknesses include Admissions.
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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Environment: Excellent. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all very low.
Attainment: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is above average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is above average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is above average. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are above average.
Finances: Excellent. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Above average. Pupil absence rates are quite low and the incidence of persistent absence is very low.
Destinations: Above average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very high, while at 18 (allowing for attainment) it is roughly average. Show details
Progress: Above average. Up to age 16 it is excellent, while at ages 16-18 it is about average. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Representation: Slightly out of 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
Sixth form: About average. Attainment is above average, progress is about average and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are about average.
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is quite high. 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
Popular A-level subjects
Proportions of pupils entering in 2019

Provision for special educational needs
 Moderate learning difficulty
Source: Department for Education. For full, up-to-date details, always ask a representative of the school.
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