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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 1505 1425 - 1598
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 12.9% 10.9% - 14.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.7% 0.7% - 4.7%
Pupils with English as an additional language 2.6% 0.6% - 4.6%
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
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
Penrice Academy
Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR
1428 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 14 March 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.49
Above average
Progress 8 score
Alsager School
Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire, ST7 2HR
1568 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 January 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.22
Above average
Progress 8 score
Thomas Gainsborough School
Wells Hall Road, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0NH
1576 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.19
Above average
Progress 8 score
Kingdown School
Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR
1504 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.14
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
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
Great Baddow High School index 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
The Appleton School
Croft Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 5RN
1607 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.15
Average
Progress 8 score
Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College
Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College, Well Lane, Willerby, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU10 6HB
1518 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.21
Below average
Progress 8 score
Shenfield High School
Alexander Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8RY
1535 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.22
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 Penrice Academy
Address Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR
Pupils 1428 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 14 March 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.49 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Alsager School
Address Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent, Cheshire, ST7 2HR
Pupils 1568 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 January 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.22 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Thomas Gainsborough School
Address Wells Hall Road, Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0NH
Pupils 1576 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.19 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Kingdown School
Address Woodcock Road, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 9DR
Pupils 1504 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
0.14 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
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 Great Baddow High School index 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 The Appleton School
Address Croft Road, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 5RN
Pupils 1607 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.15 Average Progress 8 score
School name Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College
Address Wolfreton School and Sixth Form College, Well Lane, Willerby, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU10 6HB
Pupils 1518 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.21 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Shenfield High School
Address Alexander Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8RY
Pupils 1535 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
-0.22 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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