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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 1384 1204 - 1548
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Town and fringe Town and fringe
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 10% 4% - 16%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 17.4% 11.4% - 23.4%
Pupils with English as an additional language 1.9% 0% - 7.9%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021

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 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
The Cotswold Academy
The Avenue, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD
1398 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 19 March 2015
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.35
Above average
Progress 8 score
Warden Park Secondary Academy
Broad Street, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5DP
1471 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 January 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.26
Above average
Progress 8 score
St Laurence School
Ashley Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1DZ
1426 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.24
Above average
Progress 8 score
Faringdon Community College
Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
1351 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.19
Average
Progress 8 score
Branston Community Academy
Station Road, Branston, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 1LH
1219 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2016
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.07
Average
Progress 8 score
Heart of England School
Gipsy Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry, West Midlands, CV7 7FW
1255 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School index school
The Green Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EP
1384 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 April 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.03
Average
Progress 8 score
Robert May's School
West Street, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1NA
1285 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.05
Average
Progress 8 score
The Polesworth School
Dordon Road, Dordon, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 1QT
1548 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 March 2015
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
Launceston College
Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
1365 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
1367 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
Helena Romanes School
Parsonage Downs, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2AU
1222 pupils All-through phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.35
Below average
Progress 8 score
Huish Episcopi Academy
Wincanton Road, Huish Episcopi, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9SS
1455 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 December 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.43
Below average
Progress 8 score
Countesthorpe Academy
Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
1376 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Colne Community School and College (Secondary and 16 to 19 Provision)
Church Road, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Essex, CO7 0QL
1204 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name The Cotswold Academy
Address The Avenue, Bourton-on-the-Water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD
Pupils 1398 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 19 March 2015
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.35 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Warden Park Secondary Academy
Address Broad Street, Cuckfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5DP
Pupils 1471 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 January 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.26 Above average Progress 8 score
School name St Laurence School
Address Ashley Road, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 1DZ
Pupils 1426 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.24 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Faringdon Community College
Address Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
Pupils 1351 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 Branston Community Academy
Address Station Road, Branston, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 1LH
Pupils 1219 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2016
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.07 Average Progress 8 score
School name Heart of England School
Address Gipsy Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry, West Midlands, CV7 7FW
Pupils 1255 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School index school
Address The Green Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EP
Pupils 1384 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 April 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.03 Average Progress 8 score
School name Robert May's School
Address West Street, Odiham, Hook, Hampshire, RG29 1NA
Pupils 1285 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.05 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Polesworth School
Address Dordon Road, Dordon, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 1QT
Pupils 1548 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 March 2015
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name Launceston College
Address Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
Pupils 1365 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 1367 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 Helena Romanes School
Address Parsonage Downs, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2AU
Pupils 1222 pupils
Phase of education All-through phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.35 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Huish Episcopi Academy
Address Wincanton Road, Huish Episcopi, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9SS
Pupils 1455 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 December 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.43 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Countesthorpe Academy
Address Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
Pupils 1376 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 Colne Community School and College (Secondary and 16 to 19 Provision)
Address Church Road, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Essex, CO7 0QL
Pupils 1204 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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