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Pendle Vale College
Oxford Road, Nelson BB9 8LF
Pendle Vale College is a non-selective secondary school maintained by the local authority (Lancashire). It has about 1070 boys and girls aged between 11 and 16. In December 2016 the school was rated 'Good' by Ofsted.
Particular strengths include Disadvantaged pupils, Progress, Attendance and Attainment. Relative weaknesses include Environment, Admissions, Representation 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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Disadvantaged pupils: Excellent. Progress up to age 16 is excellent. Destinations at 16 are above average. There is no information for students aged 16-18.
Progress: Excellent. (This takes into account pupils' prior performance. For information about actual grades, see Attainment.)
Attendance: About average. Pupil absence rates and the incidence of persistent absence are both roughly average.
Attainment: About average. (This doesn't take into account pupils' prior performance. For that, see Progress.)
Finances: About average. The school budget has been roughly in balance
Destinations: Below average. The proportion of students going on to education or training at 16 is quite low.
Representation: Slightly out of balance. The socio-economic mix is in balance with the local community, while ethnic representation is out of balance with the local community.
Admissions: Poor. The occupancy rate is quite high and the offer rate is very low. There is no compulsory entrance exam.
Environment: Poor. Air pollution and traffic accidents are very high, while crime is quite high.
Sixth form: There is no sixth form at this school.
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