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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 1422.0 1243 - 1552
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Town and fringe Town and fringe
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 12.7% 9.7% - 15.7%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.5% 0% - 5.5%
Pupils with English as an additional language 5.1% 2.1% - 8.1%
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 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

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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 2022 / 2023
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
William Farr CofE Comprehensive School
Lincoln Road, Welton, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 3JB
1428 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.52
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
Richmond School
Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7BQ
1253 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 January 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.20
Average
Progress 8 score
The Gryphon School
Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EQ
1552 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 June 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.14
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
Wollaston School
Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH
1410 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.05
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
Faringdon Community College index school
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
Okehampton College
Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW
1306 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.18
Average
Progress 8 score
Heart of England School
Gipsy Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry, West Midlands, CV7 7FW
1245 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.18
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
Comparison schools
School name William Farr CofE Comprehensive School
Address Lincoln Road, Welton, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 3JB
Pupils 1428 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.52 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 Richmond School
Address Darlington Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 7BQ
Pupils 1253 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 January 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.20 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Gryphon School
Address Bristol Road, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 4EQ
Pupils 1552 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 June 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.14 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 Wollaston School
Address Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH
Pupils 1410 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.05 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 Faringdon Community College index school
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 Okehampton College
Address Mill Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW
Pupils 1306 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 17 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.18 Average Progress 8 score
School name Heart of England School
Address Gipsy Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry, West Midlands, CV7 7FW
Pupils 1245 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 October 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.18 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
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