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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 1250 932 - 1582
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Town and fringe Town and fringe
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 9.4% 1.4% - 17.4%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.48% 0% - 6.48%
Pupils with English as an additional language 4.6% 0% - 10.6%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2022 - 2023, academies from 2021 / 2022

Total expenditure

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 2022 - 2023, academies from 2021 / 2022
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
The Willink School index school
School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ
1218 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.36
Below average
Progress 8 score
Lady Manners School
Shutts Lane, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JA
1353 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.26
Below average
Progress 8 score
Bishop Heber High School
Chester Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8JD
1291 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.24
Below average
Progress 8 score
Swanmore College
New Road, Swanmore, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 2RB
1306 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.21
Below average
Progress 8 score
Testbourne Community School
Micheldever Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF
941 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 November 2010
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.21
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Woodroffe School
Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3LX
1082 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 September 2011
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.07
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Cottesloe School
Aylesbury Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0NY
1106 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Helsby High School
Chester Road, Helsby, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 0HY
1354 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
The Nelson Thomlinson School
High Street, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9PX
1250 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Aylsham High School
Sir Williams Lane, Aylsham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 6AN
1099 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Weaverham High School
Lime Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3HT
1169 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Thirsk School & Sixth Form College
Topcliffe Road, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1RZ
944 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Average
Progress 8 score
Thurston Community College
Norton Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3PB
1578 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Average
Progress 8 score
Budehaven Community School
Valley Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8DQ
1215 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.23
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Bewdley School
Stourport Road, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1BL
981 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.24
Above average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name The Willink School index school
Address School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ
Pupils 1218 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.36 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Lady Manners School
Address Shutts Lane, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1JA
Pupils 1353 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.26 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Bishop Heber High School
Address Chester Road, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8JD
Pupils 1291 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.24 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Swanmore College
Address New Road, Swanmore, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 2RB
Pupils 1306 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.21 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Testbourne Community School
Address Micheldever Road, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7JF
Pupils 941 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 November 2010
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.21 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Woodroffe School
Address Uplyme Road, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3LX
Pupils 1082 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 September 2011
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.07 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Cottesloe School
Address Aylesbury Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0NY
Pupils 1106 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Helsby High School
Address Chester Road, Helsby, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 0HY
Pupils 1354 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Nelson Thomlinson School
Address High Street, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 9PX
Pupils 1250 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Aylsham High School
Address Sir Williams Lane, Aylsham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 6AN
Pupils 1099 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Weaverham High School
Address Lime Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3HT
Pupils 1169 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thirsk School & Sixth Form College
Address Topcliffe Road, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1RZ
Pupils 944 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thurston Community College
Address Norton Road, Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3PB
Pupils 1578 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Average Progress 8 score
School name Budehaven Community School
Address Valley Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8DQ
Pupils 1215 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.23 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Bewdley School
Address Stourport Road, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1BL
Pupils 981 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.24 Above average Progress 8 score
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