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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 1442 1350 - 1535
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 12.6% 10.6% - 14.6%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.1% 0% - 3.1%
Pupils with English as an additional language 3.9% 1.9% - 5.9%
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

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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
Vandyke Upper School
Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
1503 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.49
Progress 8 score
Churchdown School
Winston Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2RB
1449 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.42
Above average
Progress 8 score
Seaford Head School
Arundel Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4LX
1376 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 November 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.22
Above average
Progress 8 score
Wyvern College
Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
1358 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.18
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Blue School
Kennion Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2NR
1464 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
The Knights Templar School
Park Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6DZ
1429 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 April 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.12
Average
Progress 8 score
West Park School
West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT
1475 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 March 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.11
Average
Progress 8 score
Highcliffe School
Parkside, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4QD
1513 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
The Mountbatten School index school
Whitenap Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY
1465 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 September 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.05
Average
Progress 8 score
John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy
Ledbury Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7ET
1425 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
The Chalfonts Community College
Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8TP
1336 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
Great Baddow High School
Duffield Road, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9RZ
1535 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
Priory Community School
Queensway, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 6BP
1513 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 07 November 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form
Notley Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1WY
1343 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.38
Below average
Progress 8 score
Nunthorpe Academy
Guisborough Road, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS7 0LA
1521 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Vandyke Upper School
Address Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3DY
Pupils 1503 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.49 Progress 8 score
School name Churchdown School
Address Winston Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2RB
Pupils 1449 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.42 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Seaford Head School
Address Arundel Road, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 4LX
Pupils 1376 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 16 November 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.22 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Wyvern College
Address Botley Road, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 7AN
Pupils 1358 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.18 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Blue School
Address Kennion Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2NR
Pupils 1464 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Knights Templar School
Address Park Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6DZ
Pupils 1429 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 April 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.12 Average Progress 8 score
School name West Park School
Address West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT
Pupils 1475 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
0.11 Average Progress 8 score
School name Highcliffe School
Address Parkside, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4QD
Pupils 1513 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Mountbatten School index school
Address Whitenap Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY
Pupils 1465 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 September 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.05 Average Progress 8 score
School name John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form Centre Academy
Address Ledbury Road, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7ET
Pupils 1425 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Chalfonts Community College
Address Narcot Lane, Chalfont St Peter, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, SL9 8TP
Pupils 1336 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name Great Baddow High School
Address Duffield Road, Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9RZ
Pupils 1535 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name Priory Community School
Address Queensway, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS22 6BP
Pupils 1513 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 07 November 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Notley High School and Braintree Sixth Form
Address Notley Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1WY
Pupils 1343 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.38 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Nunthorpe Academy
Address Guisborough Road, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS7 0LA
Pupils 1521 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
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