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Birches Head Academy
Birches Head Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent ST2 8DD
Birches Head Academy is a non-selective academy. It has about 890 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In June 2018 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted. The present school opened in 2020.
This school is a member of Frank Field Education Trust. (Ellesmere Port Church of England College is also a member.)
Particular strengths include Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Progress and Destinations.
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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Admissions: Above average. The occupancy rate is roughly average and the offer rate is very high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are roughly average, while crime is quite high.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community.
Finances: Poor. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Attendance: Poor. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Poor. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are below average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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