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Cardinal Newman Catholic School
The Upper Drive, Hove BN3 6ND
Cardinal Newman Catholic School is a non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school maintained by the local authority (Brighton and Hove). It has about 2380 boys and girls aged between 11 and 18. In January 2018 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Progress, Attainment, Sixth form and Destinations. Relative weaknesses include Representation, Admissions and Finances.
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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Progress: Excellent. Up to age 16 it is above average, while at ages 16-18 it is excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
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.)
Sixth form: Above average. Attainment is above average, progress is excellent and destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
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 quite low.
Disadvantaged pupils: Above average. Progress up to age 16 is about average. Destinations at 16 are above average. Progress at 16-18 is excellent. Destinations at 18 (allowing for attainment) are below average.
Environment: About average. Air pollution and traffic accidents are quite high, while crime is quite low.
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is roughly average.
Finances: Below average. However, the school budget has been roughly in balance
Admissions: Below average. The occupancy rate is very high and the offer rate is quite low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix and ethnic representation are both slightly out of balance with the local community.
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