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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 984 842 - 1113
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 40.3% 34.3% - 46.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.5% 0% - 8.5%
Pupils with English as an additional language 16.5% 10.5% - 22.5%
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

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 2021 / 2022
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Manor Croft Academy
Old Bank Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7DW
956 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.68
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Grace Academy Darlaston index school
Herberts Park Road, Darlaston, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 8QJ
984 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 April 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.35
Above average
Progress 8 score
Newfield Secondary School
Lees Hall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 9JP
1031 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.24
Above average
Progress 8 score
Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy
Old Fallings Lane, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 8BL
1089 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
Salford City Academy
Northfleet Road, Peel Green, Eccles, Manchester, M30 7PQ
842 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Barnsley Academy
Farm Road, Kendray, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 3DL
899 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Park Vale Academy
Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9AZ
847 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 July 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.25
Below average
Progress 8 score
Greenwood Academy
Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL
956 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Westleigh School
Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL
862 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Link Academy
Simms Lane, Netherton, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 0PB
931 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.49
Below average
Progress 8 score
Willenhall E-ACT Academy
Furzebank Way, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV12 4BD
842 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.72
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Heworth Grange School
High Lanes, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0PT
1067 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 April 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.74
Well below average
Progress 8 score
E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy
Blackshaw Lane, Royton, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL2 6NT
1113 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.18
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Bradford Forster Academy
Fenby Avenue, Bradford, BD4 8RG
1008 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
John Willmott School
Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7DY
950 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Manor Croft Academy
Address Old Bank Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7DW
Pupils 956 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.68 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Grace Academy Darlaston index school
Address Herberts Park Road, Darlaston, Wednesbury, West Midlands, WS10 8QJ
Pupils 984 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
0.35 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Newfield Secondary School
Address Lees Hall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 9JP
Pupils 1031 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.24 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Our Lady and St Chad Catholic Academy
Address Old Fallings Lane, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 8BL
Pupils 1089 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name Salford City Academy
Address Northfleet Road, Peel Green, Eccles, Manchester, M30 7PQ
Pupils 842 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Barnsley Academy
Address Farm Road, Kendray, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 3DL
Pupils 899 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
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Park Vale Academy
Address Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9AZ
Pupils 847 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 July 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.25 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Greenwood Academy
Address Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL
Pupils 956 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Westleigh School
Address Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL
Pupils 862 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Link Academy
Address Simms Lane, Netherton, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 0PB
Pupils 931 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.49 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Willenhall E-ACT Academy
Address Furzebank Way, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV12 4BD
Pupils 842 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
-0.72 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Heworth Grange School
Address High Lanes, Felling, Gateshead, NE10 0PT
Pupils 1067 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 April 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.74 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name E-ACT Royton and Crompton Academy
Address Blackshaw Lane, Royton, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL2 6NT
Pupils 1113 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
-1.18 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Bradford Forster Academy
Address Fenby Avenue, Bradford, BD4 8RG
Pupils 1008 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name John Willmott School
Address Reddicap Heath Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, B75 7DY
Pupils 950 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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