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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 825.0 661 - 970
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 42.8% 33.8% - 51.8%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.1% 0% - 11.1%
Pupils with English as an additional language 10.2% 1.2% - 19.2%
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 2022 / 2023

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

More about special facilities total

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 2022 / 2023
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
De Warenne Academy
Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3JY
746 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.58
Well above average
Progress 8 score
King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls
Turves Green, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 4BP
749 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Shenley Academy index school
Shenley Lane, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 4HE
825 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 July 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.38
Below average
Progress 8 score
Brownhills Ormiston Academy
Deakin Avenue, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 7QG
714 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.38
Below average
Progress 8 score
Bartley Green School
Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
932 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 March 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.40
Below average
Progress 8 score
Hillside High School
Breeze Hill, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 9NU
661 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.48
Below average
Progress 8 score
Saint Paul's Catholic High School
Firbank Road, Newall Green, Manchester, M23 2YS
916 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.52
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Birkenhead Park School
Park Road South, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH43 4UY
757 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 15 November 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.64
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Bluecoat Beechdale Academy
Harvey Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3GP
900 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.65
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The Lowry Academy
Hilton Lane, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester, M28 0SY
970 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.65
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Kirk Hallam Community Academy
Godfrey Drive, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4HH
871 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.67
Well below average
Progress 8 score
John Willmott School
Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7DY
924 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.73
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Washington Academy
Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
661 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 24 June 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.91
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Kirkby High School
Bracknell Avenue, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L32 9PP
949 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.19
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Dean Trust Wigan
Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ
791 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.52
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name De Warenne Academy
Address Gardens Lane, Conisbrough, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 3JY
Pupils 746 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.58 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls
Address Turves Green, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 4BP
Pupils 749 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
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Shenley Academy index school
Address Shenley Lane, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B29 4HE
Pupils 825 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 July 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.38 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Brownhills Ormiston Academy
Address Deakin Avenue, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 7QG
Pupils 714 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
-0.38 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Bartley Green School
Address Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
Pupils 932 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 March 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.40 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Hillside High School
Address Breeze Hill, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 9NU
Pupils 661 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.48 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Saint Paul's Catholic High School
Address Firbank Road, Newall Green, Manchester, M23 2YS
Pupils 916 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.52 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Birkenhead Park School
Address Park Road South, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH43 4UY
Pupils 757 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 15 November 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.64 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Bluecoat Beechdale Academy
Address Harvey Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3GP
Pupils 900 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.65 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The Lowry Academy
Address Hilton Lane, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester, M28 0SY
Pupils 970 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
-0.65 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Kirk Hallam Community Academy
Address Godfrey Drive, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4HH
Pupils 871 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.67 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name John Willmott School
Address Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7DY
Pupils 924 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.73 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Washington Academy
Address Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
Pupils 661 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 24 June 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.91 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Kirkby High School
Address Bracknell Avenue, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L32 9PP
Pupils 949 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.19 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Dean Trust Wigan
Address Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ
Pupils 791 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.52 Well below average Progress 8 score
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