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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 574 504 - 641
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 19.3% 15.3% - 23.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 3.8% 0% - 7.8%
Pupils with English as an additional language 5.7% 1.7% - 9.7%
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

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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
Somervale Secondary School
Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 2JD
629 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.56
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Ron Dearing UTC
Kingston Square, Hull, HU2 8BQ
611 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 March 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.22
Progress 8 score
St Aidan's Church of England Academy
Hundens Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1LL
542 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.27
Average
Progress 8 score
Ludlow Church of England School
Bromfield Road, Burway, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1GJ
559 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.46
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Deanes
Daws Heath Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2TD
504 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.79
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Digitech Studio School
Tower Road North, Warmley, Bristol, BS30 8XQ
534 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.87
Progress 8 score
Gilbert Inglefield Academy index school
Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3FU
574 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2022
-1.67
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Ferndown Middle School
Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9UP
577 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Brooklands Middle School
Brooklands Drive, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3PF
583 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
-2.67
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
North Walsham High School
Spenser Avenue, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 9HZ
562 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Minehead Middle School
Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RH
595 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2017
1.10
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Katherine Warington School
Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, AL5 5FH
537 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Broadwater School
Summers Road, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3BW
613 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Oakfield Academy
Oakfield Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4JF
628 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
-2.93
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Walkwood Church of England Middle School
Feckenham Road, Headless Cross, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5AQ
641 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 February 2018
-4.83
Well below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Somervale Secondary School
Address Redfield Road, Midsomer Norton, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 2JD
Pupils 629 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.56 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Ron Dearing UTC
Address Kingston Square, Hull, HU2 8BQ
Pupils 611 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 March 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.22 Progress 8 score
School name St Aidan's Church of England Academy
Address Hundens Lane, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 1LL
Pupils 542 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.27 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ludlow Church of England School
Address Bromfield Road, Burway, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1GJ
Pupils 559 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.46 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Deanes
Address Daws Heath Road, Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2TD
Pupils 504 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.79 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Digitech Studio School
Address Tower Road North, Warmley, Bristol, BS30 8XQ
Pupils 534 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.87 Progress 8 score
School name Gilbert Inglefield Academy index school
Address Vandyke Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3FU
Pupils 574 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
-1.67 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Ferndown Middle School
Address Peter Grant Way, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9UP
Pupils 577 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
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Brooklands Middle School
Address Brooklands Drive, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3PF
Pupils 583 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
-2.67 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name North Walsham High School
Address Spenser Avenue, North Walsham, Norfolk, NR28 9HZ
Pupils 562 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
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Minehead Middle School
Address Ponsford Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5RH
Pupils 595 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 September 2017
Key stage 2 progress
1.10 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Katherine Warington School
Address Lower Luton Road, Harpenden, AL5 5FH
Pupils 537 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
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Broadwater School
Address Summers Road, Farncombe, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3BW
Pupils 613 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
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Oakfield Academy
Address Oakfield Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4JF
Pupils 628 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
-2.93 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Walkwood Church of England Middle School
Address Feckenham Road, Headless Cross, Redditch, Worcestershire, B97 5AQ
Pupils 641 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
-4.83 Well below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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