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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 1336 1300 - 1376
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Rural and village Hamlet and isolated dwelling, Rural and village, Town and fringe
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 14.9% 0% - 34.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.5% 0% - 11.5%
Pupils with English as an additional language 2.9% 0% - 17.9%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2021 - 2022, academies from 2020 / 2021

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 2021 - 2022, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Shelley College, A Share Academy
Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8NL
1358 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.62
Progress 8 score
Cockermouth School
Castlegate Drive, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HF
1333 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.51
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Kingsbridge Academy
Balkwill Road, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1PL
1304 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.31
Above average
Progress 8 score
Alcester Grammar School
Birmingham Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5ED
1363 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.29
Above average
Progress 8 score
University Academy Holbeach
Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 7PU
1365 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.21
Above average
Progress 8 score
Faringdon Community College
Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
1396 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.19
Average
Progress 8 score
The Joseph Whitaker School
Warsop Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0AG
1370 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.18
Average
Progress 8 score
Keswick School
Vicarage Hill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5QB
1323 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Guilsborough Academy
West Haddon Road, Guilsborough, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8QE
1338 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.08
Average
Progress 8 score
Richmond School
Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7BQ
1303 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 January 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Idsall School
Coppice Green Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8PD
1298 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
Charles Darwin School index school
Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent, TN16 3AU
1322 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 January 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.20
Below average
Progress 8 score
Launceston College
Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
1376 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.27
Below average
Progress 8 score
William Howard School
Longtown Road, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1AR
1362 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.33
Below average
Progress 8 score
Countesthorpe Academy
Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
1274 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Shelley College, A Share Academy
Address Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 8NL
Pupils 1358 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.62 Progress 8 score
School name Cockermouth School
Address Castlegate Drive, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9HF
Pupils 1333 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.51 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Kingsbridge Academy
Address Balkwill Road, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1PL
Pupils 1304 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
0.31 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Alcester Grammar School
Address Birmingham Road, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5ED
Pupils 1363 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
0.29 Above average Progress 8 score
School name University Academy Holbeach
Address Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 7PU
Pupils 1365 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.21 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Faringdon Community College
Address Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
Pupils 1396 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.19 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Joseph Whitaker School
Address Warsop Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0AG
Pupils 1370 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
0.18 Average Progress 8 score
School name Keswick School
Address Vicarage Hill, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5QB
Pupils 1323 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Guilsborough Academy
Address West Haddon Road, Guilsborough, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8QE
Pupils 1338 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.08 Average Progress 8 score
School name Richmond School
Address Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7BQ
Pupils 1303 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 January 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Idsall School
Address Coppice Green Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8PD
Pupils 1298 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.16 Average Progress 8 score
School name Charles Darwin School index school
Address Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent, TN16 3AU
Pupils 1322 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 January 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.20 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Launceston College
Address Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
Pupils 1376 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.27 Below average Progress 8 score
School name William Howard School
Address Longtown Road, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 1AR
Pupils 1362 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
-0.33 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Countesthorpe Academy
Address Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
Pupils 1274 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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