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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 1571 1326 - 1825
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 7.3% 3.3% - 11.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.3% 0% - 5.3%
Pupils with English as an additional language 15.5% 11.5% - 19.5%
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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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
Invicta Grammar School
Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DS
1620 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 September 2012
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.83
Well above average
Progress 8 score
St Albans Girls' School
Sandridgebury Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6DB
1392 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 23 January 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.81
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Westcliff High School for Girls
Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BS
1348 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.77
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Didcot Girls' School
Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AJ
1562 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2015
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.71
Well above average
Progress 8 score
The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College
Warwick Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5NJ
1463 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.62
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Beaumont School
Austen Way, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0XB
1496 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.60
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School
Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8PE
1338 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2016
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.59
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School
Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3EL
1464 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.53
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Northampton School for Boys
Billing Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5RT
1606 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 13 November 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.52
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Higham Lane School
Shanklin Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0BJ
1451 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.35
Above average
Progress 8 score
Denbigh School
Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK5 6EX
1751 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.29
Above average
Progress 8 score
Tomlinscote School
Tomlinscote Way, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 8PY
1480 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Finham Park School
Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA
1547 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 January 2015
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre index school
Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR
1571 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 October 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
The Priory Academy LSST
Cross O'Cliff Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 8PW
1776 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2010
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Invicta Grammar School
Address Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DS
Pupils 1620 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 September 2012
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.83 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name St Albans Girls' School
Address Sandridgebury Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 6DB
Pupils 1392 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 23 January 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.81 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Westcliff High School for Girls
Address Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0BS
Pupils 1348 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
0.77 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Didcot Girls' School
Address Manor Crescent, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 7AJ
Pupils 1562 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2015
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.71 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name The Hertfordshire & Essex High School and Science College
Address Warwick Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5NJ
Pupils 1463 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
0.62 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Beaumont School
Address Austen Way, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 0XB
Pupils 1496 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 20 March 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.60 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School
Address Oxford Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 8PE
Pupils 1338 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2016
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.59 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School
Address Maidstone Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 3EL
Pupils 1464 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
0.53 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Northampton School for Boys
Address Billing Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 5RT
Pupils 1606 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 13 November 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.52 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Higham Lane School
Address Shanklin Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0BJ
Pupils 1451 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.35 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Denbigh School
Address Burchard Crescent, Shenley Church End, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK5 6EX
Pupils 1751 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.29 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Tomlinscote School
Address Tomlinscote Way, Frimley, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 8PY
Pupils 1480 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
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Finham Park School
Address Green Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 6EA
Pupils 1547 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 January 2015
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre index school
Address Surley Row, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR
Pupils 1571 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 October 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Priory Academy LSST
Address Cross O'Cliff Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 8PW
Pupils 1776 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2010
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
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