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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 1349 1214 - 1493
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 3.6% 0.6% - 6.6%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.3% 0% - 4.3%
Pupils with English as an additional language 5.9% 2.9% - 8.9%
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
Parkstone Grammar School
Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7EP
1224 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.91
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Balcarras School
East End Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8QF
1383 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 May 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.82
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Dame Alice Owen's School
Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 2DU
1449 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 06 December 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.65
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Thornden School
Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW
1466 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.65
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir John Lawes School
Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP
1342 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 March 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.58
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Bishop Stopford School
Headlands, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6BJ
1488 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.56
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Southend High School for Boys
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RG
1317 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 10 December 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.53
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DJ
1417 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 23 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.42
Above average
Progress 8 score
Marling School
Cainscross Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4HE
1230 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 13 November 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.42
Above average
Progress 8 score
Hitchin Boys' School
Grammar School Walk, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JB
1307 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.41
Above average
Progress 8 score
Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Glen Road, Waterfoot, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 7BJ
1245 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.37
Above average
Progress 8 score
Roundwood Park School index school
Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE
1358 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.32
Above average
Progress 8 score
Lancaster Royal Grammar School
East Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EF
1261 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
Devonport High School for Boys
Paradise Road, Stoke, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5QP
1238 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
Walton High School
The Rise, Walton-on-the-Hill, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0LJ
1312 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Parkstone Grammar School
Address Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7EP
Pupils 1224 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.91 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Balcarras School
Address East End Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 8QF
Pupils 1383 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 21 May 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.82 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Dame Alice Owen's School
Address Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, EN6 2DU
Pupils 1449 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 06 December 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.65 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Thornden School
Address Winchester Road, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW
Pupils 1466 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.65 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir John Lawes School
Address Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP
Pupils 1342 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 March 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.58 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Bishop Stopford School
Address Headlands, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6BJ
Pupils 1488 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.56 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Southend High School for Boys
Address Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RG
Pupils 1317 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 10 December 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.53 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Clitheroe Royal Grammar School
Address York Street, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 2DJ
Pupils 1417 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 23 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.42 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Marling School
Address Cainscross Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4HE
Pupils 1230 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 13 November 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.42 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Hitchin Boys' School
Address Grammar School Walk, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JB
Pupils 1307 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.41 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Address Glen Road, Waterfoot, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 7BJ
Pupils 1245 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.37 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Roundwood Park School index school
Address Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE
Pupils 1358 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.32 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Address East Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EF
Pupils 1261 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
0.16 Average Progress 8 score
School name Devonport High School for Boys
Address Paradise Road, Stoke, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 5QP
Pupils 1238 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name Walton High School
Address The Rise, Walton-on-the-Hill, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0LJ
Pupils 1312 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.16 Average Progress 8 score
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