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Comparing  to schools matching your chosen characteristics.
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This benchmark was created using the following criteria.
Characteristic Default school value Comparison criteria
Finance type Maintained Maintained
Number of pupils 957 855 - 1053
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 13.9% 8.9% - 18.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 4.4% 0% - 9.4%
Pupils with English as an additional language 5% 0% - 10%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021

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Staff total

Premises total

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Occupation total

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Supplies and services total

Interest charges for loans and banking

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This includes:

  • interest paid on overdrafts and other liabilities

It excludes:

  • interest received

Community expenditure total

Special facilities total

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This includes:

  • swimming pools and sports centres
  • boarding provision
  • rural studies and farm units
  • payments by your school to another school for the benefit of pupils at the other school
  • pupil inter-site travel, eg moving between sites
  • expenses relating to before and after school clubs
  • delegated home to school transport
  • indirect employee expenses and agency staff expenses relating to a special facility
  • purchase of trading items for re-sale, eg school uniforms, books, stationery
  • donations paid by the school to a charity
  • community education with a benefit to the pupils at the school

It excludes:

  • staff costs associated with managing and supporting the special facility for directly employed staff
  • staff teaching in the special facility
  • school trips
  • residential special schools
  • any community-focused expenditure
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School context data

School name Local authority School type Number of pupils
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Ferndown Upper School
Cherry Grove, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9EY
963 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.63
Progress 8 score
Beverley High School
Norwood, Beverley, HU17 9EX
855 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.51
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Our Lady's Catholic High School
St Anthony's Drive, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3SQ
908 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2012
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.39
Above average
Progress 8 score
Dover Grammar School for Girls
Frith Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 2PZ
914 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 15 November 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.36
Above average
Progress 8 score
Malton School
Middlecave Road, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7NH
920 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.26
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Blandford School
Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ
1043 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.25
Above average
Progress 8 score
Henry Beaufort School
Priors Dean Road, Harestock, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6JJ
1020 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 May 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.23
Above average
Progress 8 score
Holy Cross Catholic High School
Myles Standish Way, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 3LS
950 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 October 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Balshaw's Church of England High School
Church Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 3AH
921 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 18 September 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Willingdon Community School
Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 9QX
1006 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.08
Average
Progress 8 score
Buxton Community School
College Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9EA
1053 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.18
Average
Progress 8 score
Blythe Bridge High School
Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9PW
1027 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2016
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.40
Below average
Progress 8 score
Longcroft School and Sixth Form College
Burton Road, Beverley, HU17 7EJ
937 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 15 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.50
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Malling School
Beech Road, East Malling, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6DH
1016 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 19 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.64
Well below average
Progress 8 score
St Joseph's RC High School index school
Sefton Lane, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 6HW
957 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.73
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Ferndown Upper School
Address Cherry Grove, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9EY
Pupils 963 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 December 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.63 Progress 8 score
School name Beverley High School
Address Norwood, Beverley, HU17 9EX
Pupils 855 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.51 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Our Lady's Catholic High School
Address St Anthony's Drive, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3SQ
Pupils 908 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2012
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.39 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Dover Grammar School for Girls
Address Frith Road, Dover, Kent, CT16 2PZ
Pupils 914 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 15 November 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.36 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Malton School
Address Middlecave Road, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 7NH
Pupils 920 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.26 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Blandford School
Address Milldown Road, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 7SQ
Pupils 1043 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.25 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Henry Beaufort School
Address Priors Dean Road, Harestock, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6JJ
Pupils 1020 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 May 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.23 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Holy Cross Catholic High School
Address Myles Standish Way, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 3LS
Pupils 950 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 October 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Balshaw's Church of England High School
Address Church Road, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 3AH
Pupils 921 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 18 September 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Willingdon Community School
Address Broad Road, Lower Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 9QX
Pupils 1006 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.08 Average Progress 8 score
School name Buxton Community School
Address College Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9EA
Pupils 1053 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.18 Average Progress 8 score
School name Blythe Bridge High School
Address Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST11 9PW
Pupils 1027 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2016
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.40 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Longcroft School and Sixth Form College
Address Burton Road, Beverley, HU17 7EJ
Pupils 937 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 15 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.50 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Malling School
Address Beech Road, East Malling, West Malling, Kent, ME19 6DH
Pupils 1016 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 19 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.64 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name St Joseph's RC High School index school
Address Sefton Lane, Horwich, Bolton, Lancashire, BL6 6HW
Pupils 957 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.73 Well below average Progress 8 score
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