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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 958 761 - 1165
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 44.6% 36.6% - 52.6%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2% 0% - 10%
Pupils with English as an additional language 20.1% 12.1% - 28.1%
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
Ipswich Academy
Braziers Wood Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0SP
951 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.15
Average
Progress 8 score
The Portsmouth Academy
St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 5PF
1128 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 April 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Orchard School Bristol
Filton Road, Horfield, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ
897 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
Brighton Aldridge Community Academy
Lewes Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PW
885 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Average
Progress 8 score
Ormiston Meridian Academy
Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 7DF
968 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 January 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.18
Average
Progress 8 score
The Eastbourne Academy
Brodrick Road, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ
850 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.30
Below average
Progress 8 score
Folkestone Academy
Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
1135 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 April 2022
-2.83
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.61
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Oasis Academy Lord's Hill
Romsey Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 8FA
764 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.63
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The Robert Napier School
Third Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2LX
1059 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.64
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Astor Secondary School
Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0AS
830 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.81
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The Telford Priory School
New Road, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7AB
981 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.82
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Birches Head Academy
Birches Head Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 8DD
930 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
The Basildon Lower Academy index school
Timberlog Close, Timberlog Lane, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1UX
958 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
The Oxford Academy
Sandy Lane West, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6JZ
1088 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Cecil Jones Academy
Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4BU
793 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Ipswich Academy
Address Braziers Wood Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0SP
Pupils 951 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.15 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Portsmouth Academy
Address St Mary's Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 5PF
Pupils 1128 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 April 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Orchard School Bristol
Address Filton Road, Horfield, Bristol, Bristol, BS7 0XZ
Pupils 897 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name Brighton Aldridge Community Academy
Address Lewes Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9PW
Pupils 885 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ormiston Meridian Academy
Address Sandon Road, Meir, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 7DF
Pupils 968 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 January 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.18 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Eastbourne Academy
Address Brodrick Road, Hampden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 9RQ
Pupils 850 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.30 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Folkestone Academy
Address Academy Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5FP
Pupils 1135 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 April 2022
Key stage 2 progress
-2.83 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.61 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Oasis Academy Lord's Hill
Address Romsey Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 8FA
Pupils 764 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.63 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The Robert Napier School
Address Third Avenue, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 2LX
Pupils 1059 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.64 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Astor Secondary School
Address Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0AS
Pupils 830 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.81 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The Telford Priory School
Address New Road, Wrockwardine Wood, Telford, Shropshire, TF2 7AB
Pupils 981 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.82 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Birches Head Academy
Address Birches Head Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 8DD
Pupils 930 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 The Basildon Lower Academy index school
Address Timberlog Close, Timberlog Lane, Basildon, Essex, SS14 1UX
Pupils 958 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name The Oxford Academy
Address Sandy Lane West, Littlemore, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 6JZ
Pupils 1088 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 Cecil Jones Academy
Address Eastern Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS2 4BU
Pupils 793 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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