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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 Academy Academies
Number of pupils 542 444 - 621
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 22.1% 17.1% - 27.1%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.7% 0% - 6.7%
Pupils with English as an additional language 8.3% 3.3% - 13.3%
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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These are costs associated with occupying the school building. They include energy, water, sewerage, rates, insurance, and catering.
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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

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
St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy
Palace Fields, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF
444 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.36
Above average
Progress 8 score
Altwood CofE Secondary School
Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4PU
552 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
St Aidan's Church of England Academy index school
Hundens Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1LL
542 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.27
Average
Progress 8 score
Heath Lane Academy
Heath Lane, Earl Shilton, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE9 7PD
598 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 July 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.35
Below average
Progress 8 score
Mount Grace School
Church Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1EZ
515 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 03 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.39
Below average
Progress 8 score
Berwick Academy
Adams Drive, Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2JF
523 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.55
Progress 8 score
The Academy, Selsey
School Lane, Selsey, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 9EH
444 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.57
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Hayesbrook Academy
Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2PH
464 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 January 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.71
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Paxman Academy
Paxman Avenue, Colchester, CO2 9DB
538 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Sandymoor Ormiston Academy
Sandymoor Orminston Academy, Wharford Lane, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1QU
547 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Gilbert Inglefield Academy
Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3FU
574 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2022
-1.67
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Brooklands Middle School
Brooklands Drive, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3PF
583 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
-2.67
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Minehead Middle School
Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RH
595 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2017
1.10
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Selwood Academy
Berkley Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2EF
620 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
-2.57
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Nether Stowe School
St Chad's Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7NB
621 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy
Address Palace Fields, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF
Pupils 444 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.36 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Altwood CofE Secondary School
Address Altwood Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 4PU
Pupils 552 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Aidan's Church of England Academy index school
Address Hundens Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1LL
Pupils 542 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.27 Average Progress 8 score
School name Heath Lane Academy
Address Heath Lane, Earl Shilton, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE9 7PD
Pupils 598 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 July 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.35 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Mount Grace School
Address Church Road, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 1EZ
Pupils 515 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 03 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.39 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Berwick Academy
Address Adams Drive, Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 2JF
Pupils 523 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
-0.55 Progress 8 score
School name The Academy, Selsey
Address School Lane, Selsey, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 9EH
Pupils 444 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.57 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Hayesbrook Academy
Address Brook Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2PH
Pupils 464 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 January 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.71 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Paxman Academy
Address Paxman Avenue, Colchester, CO2 9DB
Pupils 538 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Sandymoor Ormiston Academy
Address Sandymoor Orminston Academy, Wharford Lane, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1QU
Pupils 547 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Gilbert Inglefield Academy
Address Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3FU
Pupils 574 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
-1.67 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Brooklands Middle School
Address Brooklands Drive, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3PF
Pupils 583 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
-2.67 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Minehead Middle School
Address Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RH
Pupils 595 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2017
Key stage 2 progress
1.10 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Selwood Academy
Address Berkley Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2EF
Pupils 620 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
-2.57 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Nether Stowe School
Address St Chad's Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 7NB
Pupils 621 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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