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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 832 715 - 954
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 14.9% 11.9% - 17.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 3.5% 0.5% - 6.5%
Pupils with English as an additional language 7.1% 4.1% - 10.1%
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
Woodbrook Vale School index school
Grasmere Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2ST
832 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.46
Above average
Progress 8 score
Attleborough Academy
9 Norwich Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2AJ
849 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Trentham Academy
Allerton Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8PQ
719 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
The Queen Katherine School
Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6PJ
953 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Long Field Spencer Academy
Ambleside Way, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0BN
825 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 February 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.01
Average
Progress 8 score
Diss High School
Walcot Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4DH
919 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Birkdale High School
Windy Harbour Road, Birkdale, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 3DT
857 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.08
Average
Progress 8 score
Eggar's School
London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EQ
885 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.28
Below average
Progress 8 score
Stratton Upper School
Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JB
845 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.35
Progress 8 score
Sir Graham Balfour High School
North Avenue, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1NR
954 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.37
Below average
Progress 8 score
Brentwood County High School
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF
934 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Beaconsfield School
Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1SJ
879 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.42
Below average
Progress 8 score
Wreake Valley Academy
Parkstone Road, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 1LY
879 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.51
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The Thomas Alleyne Academy
High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3BE
947 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.59
Well below average
Progress 8 score
St Osmund's Church of England Middle School
Barnes Way, Dorchester, DT1 2DZ
715 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Woodbrook Vale School index school
Address Grasmere Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2ST
Pupils 832 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
0.46 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Attleborough Academy
Address 9 Norwich Road, Attleborough, Norfolk, NR17 2AJ
Pupils 849 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 December 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Trentham Academy
Address Allerton Road, Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 8PQ
Pupils 719 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Queen Katherine School
Address Appleby Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6PJ
Pupils 953 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Long Field Spencer Academy
Address Ambleside Way, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0BN
Pupils 825 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.01 Average Progress 8 score
School name Diss High School
Address Walcot Road, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 4DH
Pupils 919 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Birkdale High School
Address Windy Harbour Road, Birkdale, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 3DT
Pupils 857 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.08 Average Progress 8 score
School name Eggar's School
Address London Road, Holybourne, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EQ
Pupils 885 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
-0.28 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Stratton Upper School
Address Eagle Farm Road, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 8JB
Pupils 845 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.35 Progress 8 score
School name Sir Graham Balfour High School
Address North Avenue, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1NR
Pupils 954 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.37 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Brentwood County High School
Address Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF
Pupils 934 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Beaconsfield School
Address Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1SJ
Pupils 879 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
-0.42 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Wreake Valley Academy
Address Parkstone Road, Syston, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 1LY
Pupils 879 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.51 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The Thomas Alleyne Academy
Address High Street, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3BE
Pupils 947 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.59 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name St Osmund's Church of England Middle School
Address Barnes Way, Dorchester, DT1 2DZ
Pupils 715 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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