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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 1391.0 1117 - 1676
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Town and fringe Town and fringe
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 19.8% 11.8% - 27.8%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 3.1% 0% - 11.1%
Pupils with English as an additional language 10.4% 2.4% - 18.4%
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 2022 / 2023

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

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 2022 / 2023
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Soham Village College
Sand Street, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5AA
1407 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.83
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Queen Elizabeth's
Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LU
1279 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.27
Above average
Progress 8 score
Colne Community School and College (Secondary and 16 to 19 Provision)
Church Road, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Essex, CO7 0QL
1243 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Bottisham Village College
Lode Road, Bottisham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9DL
1400 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2012
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
The Joseph Whitaker School
Warsop Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0AG
1380 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.03
Average
Progress 8 score
St Bede's Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester
Consett Road, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0RD
1375 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Campion School
Bugbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 3QG
1269 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Launceston College
Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
1389 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
Mascalls Academy
Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT
1356 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.11
Average
Progress 8 score
Faringdon Community College
Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
1422 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
University Academy Holbeach index school
Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 7PU
1391 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.23
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Thomas Adams School
Lowe Hill, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5UB
1255 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.38
Below average
Progress 8 score
Melksham Oak Community School
Bowerhill, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6QZ
1282 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.53
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Countesthorpe Academy
Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
1232 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.53
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Sandwich Technology School
Deal Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 0FA
1353 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.70
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Soham Village College
Address Sand Street, Soham, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 5AA
Pupils 1407 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 March 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.83 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Queen Elizabeth's
Address Western Road, Crediton, Devon, EX17 3LU
Pupils 1279 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.27 Above average 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 1243 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
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Bottisham Village College
Address Lode Road, Bottisham, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9DL
Pupils 1400 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2012
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Joseph Whitaker School
Address Warsop Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0AG
Pupils 1380 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.03 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Bede's Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Lanchester
Address Consett Road, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0RD
Pupils 1375 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Campion School
Address Bugbrooke, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 3QG
Pupils 1269 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Launceston College
Address Hurdon Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9JR
Pupils 1389 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name Mascalls Academy
Address Maidstone Road, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 6LT
Pupils 1356 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.11 Average Progress 8 score
School name Faringdon Community College
Address Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB
Pupils 1422 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
-0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name University Academy Holbeach index school
Address Park Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 7PU
Pupils 1391 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.23 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Thomas Adams School
Address Lowe Hill, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 5UB
Pupils 1255 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
-0.38 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Melksham Oak Community School
Address Bowerhill, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6QZ
Pupils 1282 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.53 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Countesthorpe Academy
Address Winchester Road, Countesthorpe, LE8 5PR
Pupils 1232 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.53 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Sandwich Technology School
Address Deal Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 0FA
Pupils 1353 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.70 Well below average Progress 8 score
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