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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 932 830 - 1051
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 45.5% 38.5% - 52.5%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 3.2% 0% - 10.2%
Pupils with English as an additional language 10.1% 3.1% - 17.1%
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

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
Grace Academy Darlaston
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
Bartley Green School index school
Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
932 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
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
Moreton School
Old Fallings Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 8BY
934 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.29
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 Prescot School
Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, Liverpool, Merseyside, L34 3NB
855 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.61
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Smith's Wood Academy
Windward Way, Smith's Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0UE
918 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.68
Well 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
The Bulwell Academy
Hucknall Lane, Nottingham, NG6 8AQ
1051 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.94
Well below average
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
The Lowry Academy
Hilton Lane, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester, M28 0SY
956 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Newhouse Academy
Newhouse Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2NT
963 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Dixons Fazakerley Academy
Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside, L10 1LB
830 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Grace Academy Darlaston
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 Bartley Green School index school
Address Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
Pupils 932 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 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 Moreton School
Address Old Fallings Lane, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 8BY
Pupils 934 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.29 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 Prescot School
Address Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, Liverpool, Merseyside, L34 3NB
Pupils 855 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.61 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Smith's Wood Academy
Address Windward Way, Smith's Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0UE
Pupils 918 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.68 Well 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 The Bulwell Academy
Address Hucknall Lane, Nottingham, NG6 8AQ
Pupils 1051 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.94 Well below average 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
School name The Lowry Academy
Address Hilton Lane, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester, M28 0SY
Pupils 956 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 Newhouse Academy
Address Newhouse Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10 2NT
Pupils 963 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 Dixons Fazakerley Academy
Address Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside, L10 1LB
Pupils 830 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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