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Our Lady and St John Catholic College
North Road, Blackburn BB1 1PY
Our Lady and St John Catholic College is a non-selective, Roman Catholic secondary school maintained by the local authority (Blackburn with Darwen). It has about 780 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In October 2019 the school was rated 'Requires Improvement' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Admissions. Relative weaknesses include Representation and Progress.
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 quite low and the offer rate is quite high. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Disadvantaged pupils: Below average. Progress up to age 16 is poor. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Attendance: Below average. Pupil absence rates are quite high and the incidence of persistent absence is very high.
Destinations: Poor. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is very low.
Progress: Poor. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Environment: Poor. Air pollution, traffic accidents and crime are all quite high.
Attainment: Poor. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Representation: Out of balance. The socio-economic mix is slightly out of balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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