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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 1430 1237 - 1551
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 5.9% 2.9% - 8.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 0.3% 0% - 3.3%
Pupils with English as an additional language 13.9% 10.9% - 16.9%
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
Wycombe High School
Marlow Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1TB
1319 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2012
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
Matthew Arnold School
Arnolds Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 9JE
1320 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.69
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
Hitchin Girls' School
Highbury Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RS
1322 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.57
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Poole Grammar School
Gravel Hill, Poole, Dorset, BH17 9JU
1227 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 January 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.57
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School index 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
Oaklands Catholic School
Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7BW
1382 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.28
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Norton Knatchbull School
Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
1257 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 March 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.20
Above 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
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
St Peter's Catholic School
Horseshoe Lane East, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2TN
1308 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Wycombe High School
Address Marlow Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1TB
Pupils 1319 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2012
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 Matthew Arnold School
Address Arnolds Way, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 9JE
Pupils 1320 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.69 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 Hitchin Girls' School
Address Highbury Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9RS
Pupils 1322 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.57 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Poole Grammar School
Address Gravel Hill, Poole, Dorset, BH17 9JU
Pupils 1227 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 January 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.57 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School index 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 Oaklands Catholic School
Address Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7BW
Pupils 1382 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.28 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Norton Knatchbull School
Address Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
Pupils 1257 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 March 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.20 Above 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
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 St Peter's Catholic School
Address Horseshoe Lane East, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2TN
Pupils 1308 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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