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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 831 781 - 886
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 19.3% 14.3% - 24.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 12.4% 7.4% - 17.4%
Pupils with English as an additional language 9.7% 4.7% - 14.7%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021

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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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Walton Academy
Harlaxton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JR
816 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.98
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Arrow Vale RSA Academy index school
Matchborough Way, Redditch, B98 0GF
831 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 05 December 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.06
Progress 8 score
Portslade Aldridge Community Academy
Chalky Road, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2WS
876 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
The Catholic High School, Chester
Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 7HS
843 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.07
Average
Progress 8 score
Longfield Academy
Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT
884 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.11
Average
Progress 8 score
The Thomas Lord Audley School
Monkwick Avenue, Monkwick, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8NJ
832 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Outwood Academy Freeston
Favell Avenue, Normanton, WF6 1HZ
815 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.20
Average
Progress 8 score
Blessed William Howard Catholic School
Rowley Avenue, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 9AB
886 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.25
Below average
Progress 8 score
Walderslade Girls' School
Bradfields Avenue, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LE
851 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.34
Below average
Progress 8 score
Rushden Academy
Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AG
797 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.39
Below average
Progress 8 score
Brentwood County High School
Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF
842 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
Landau Forte Academy, QEMS
Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH
783 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 March 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.43
Below average
Progress 8 score
George Eliot Academy
Raveloe Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4QP
786 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.44
Below average
Progress 8 score
St Luke's Church of England School
Harts Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3RD
876 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
The Grove School
Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF
781 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Walton Academy
Address Harlaxton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JR
Pupils 816 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
0.98 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Arrow Vale RSA Academy index school
Address Matchborough Way, Redditch, B98 0GF
Pupils 831 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 05 December 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.06 Progress 8 score
School name Portslade Aldridge Community Academy
Address Chalky Road, Portslade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN41 2WS
Pupils 876 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
-0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Catholic High School, Chester
Address Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 7HS
Pupils 843 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.07 Average Progress 8 score
School name Longfield Academy
Address Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT
Pupils 884 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
-0.11 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Thomas Lord Audley School
Address Monkwick Avenue, Monkwick, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8NJ
Pupils 832 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Outwood Academy Freeston
Address Favell Avenue, Normanton, WF6 1HZ
Pupils 815 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
-0.20 Average Progress 8 score
School name Blessed William Howard Catholic School
Address Rowley Avenue, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 9AB
Pupils 886 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.25 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Walderslade Girls' School
Address Bradfields Avenue, Walderslade, Chatham, Kent, ME5 0LE
Pupils 851 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.34 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Rushden Academy
Address Hayway, Rushden, Northamptonshire, NN10 6AG
Pupils 797 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
-0.39 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Brentwood County High School
Address Seven Arches Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4JF
Pupils 842 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
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Landau Forte Academy, QEMS
Address Ashby Road, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 8AH
Pupils 783 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 March 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.43 Below average Progress 8 score
School name George Eliot Academy
Address Raveloe Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4QP
Pupils 786 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.44 Below average Progress 8 score
School name St Luke's Church of England School
Address Harts Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3RD
Pupils 876 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 The Grove School
Address Newcastle Road, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 1HF
Pupils 781 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
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