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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 1646 1535 - 1744
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 10.4% 8.4% - 12.4%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.2% 0% - 3.2%
Pupils with English as an additional language 3.8% 1.8% - 5.8%
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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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

More about special facilities total

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
Thomas Telford School
Old Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NW
1545 pupils 16 Plus phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.41
Above average
Progress 8 score
Wymondham High Academy
Folly Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0QT
1641 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.34
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
Plymstock School
Church Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 9AZ
1682 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 April 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
Bridgewater High School
Broomfields Road, Appleton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 3AE
1609 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.09
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
King Alfred's index school
Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BY
1705 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Belfairs Academy
Highlands Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 3TG
1631 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Sheldon School
Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ
1640 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 December 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.07
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
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
Oxted School
Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0AB
1714 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.34
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Billericay School
School Road, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9LH
1693 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.37
Below average
Progress 8 score
Ponteland High School
The Crescent, Callerton Lane, Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20 9EG
1584 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Chellaston Academy
Swarkestone Road, Derby, DE73 5UB
1785 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Thomas Telford School
Address Old Park, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4NW
Pupils 1545 pupils
Phase of education 16 Plus phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.41 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Wymondham High Academy
Address Folly Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0QT
Pupils 1641 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 September 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.34 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 Plymstock School
Address Church Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 9AZ
Pupils 1682 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 April 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.16 Average Progress 8 score
School name Bridgewater High School
Address Broomfields Road, Appleton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 3AE
Pupils 1609 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.09 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 King Alfred's index school
Address Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BY
Pupils 1705 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Belfairs Academy
Address Highlands Boulevard, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 3TG
Pupils 1631 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Sheldon School
Address Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 6HJ
Pupils 1640 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 December 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.07 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 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 Oxted School
Address Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey, RH8 0AB
Pupils 1714 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.34 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Billericay School
Address School Road, Billericay, Essex, CM12 9LH
Pupils 1693 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.37 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Ponteland High School
Address The Crescent, Callerton Lane, Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20 9EG
Pupils 1584 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Chellaston Academy
Address Swarkestone Road, Derby, DE73 5UB
Pupils 1785 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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