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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 1214 1121 - 1335
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 3% 0% - 6%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 0.5% 0% - 3.5%
Pupils with English as an additional language 7.8% 4.8% - 10.8%
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
Parkstone Grammar School
Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7EP
1236 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
Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School
Sandon Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 9AU
1192 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.91
Well above average
Progress 8 score
King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3SX
1121 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 09 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.84
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Bishop Wordsworth's Church of England Grammar School
Exeter Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2ED
1156 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.71
Well above average
Progress 8 score
South Wilts Grammar School
Stratford Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3JJ
1151 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.70
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Tonbridge Grammar School
Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
1156 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.63
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir John Lawes School
Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP
1335 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.58
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR
1164 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2012
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
Presdales School
Hoe Lane, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9NX
1160 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.43
Above average
Progress 8 score
Marling School index school
Cainscross Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4HE
1214 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
1286 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
1291 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
Lancaster Royal Grammar School
East Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EF
1260 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
Richard Hale School
Hale Road, Hertford, SG13 8EN
1203 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.26
Below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Parkstone Grammar School
Address Sopers Lane, Poole, Dorset, BH17 7EP
Pupils 1236 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 Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School
Address Sandon Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 9AU
Pupils 1192 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
0.91 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
Address Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3SX
Pupils 1121 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 09 December 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.84 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Bishop Wordsworth's Church of England Grammar School
Address Exeter Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2ED
Pupils 1156 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
0.71 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name South Wilts Grammar School
Address Stratford Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3JJ
Pupils 1151 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.70 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Tonbridge Grammar School
Address Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
Pupils 1156 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 17 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.63 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir John Lawes School
Address Manland Way, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 4QP
Pupils 1335 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
0.58 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
Address West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR
Pupils 1164 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
0.56 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 Presdales School
Address Hoe Lane, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 9NX
Pupils 1160 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
0.43 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Marling School index school
Address Cainscross Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4HE
Pupils 1214 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 1286 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 1291 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 Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Address East Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EF
Pupils 1260 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 Richard Hale School
Address Hale Road, Hertford, SG13 8EN
Pupils 1203 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.26 Below average Progress 8 score
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