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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 1375 1282 - 1476
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 11.5% 8.5% - 14.5%
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 9% 6% - 12%
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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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
Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College
Middlewich Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 3NT
1476 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.41
Above average
Progress 8 score
St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy
Newbold Road, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8AG
1388 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 03 October 2012
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.31
Above average
Progress 8 score
Oaklands Catholic School
Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7BW
1382 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.28
Above average
Progress 8 score
Monk's Walk School index school
Knightsfield, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 7NL
1375 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
The Cooper School
Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS
1282 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.07
Average
Progress 8 score
Ralph Allen School
Claverton Down Road, Combe Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AD
1389 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Dane Court Grammar School
Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RT
1301 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Furze Platt Senior School
Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ
1456 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Great Marlow School
Bobmore Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1JE
1442 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
Birchwood High School
Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD
1407 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.07
Average
Progress 8 score
Ely College
Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2SH
1423 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
The Bicester School
Queen's Avenue, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2NS
1295 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.22
Average
Progress 8 score
Moulton School and Science College
Pound Lane, Moulton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 7SD
1349 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.29
Below average
Progress 8 score
Chosen Hill School
Brookfield Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2PL
1345 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 October 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.37
Below average
Progress 8 score
Brookvale Groby Learning Campus
Ratby Road, Groby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE6 0FP
1463 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Sandbach High School and Sixth Form College
Address Middlewich Road, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 3NT
Pupils 1476 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.41 Above average Progress 8 score
School name St Mary's Catholic High School, A Catholic Voluntary Academy
Address Newbold Road, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 8AG
Pupils 1388 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 03 October 2012
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.31 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Oaklands Catholic School
Address Stakes Hill Road, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 7BW
Pupils 1382 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
0.28 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Monk's Walk School index school
Address Knightsfield, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL8 7NL
Pupils 1375 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Cooper School
Address Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS
Pupils 1282 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.07 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ralph Allen School
Address Claverton Down Road, Combe Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AD
Pupils 1389 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Dane Court Grammar School
Address Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RT
Pupils 1301 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Furze Platt Senior School
Address Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ
Pupils 1456 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
0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Great Marlow School
Address Bobmore Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1JE
Pupils 1442 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name Birchwood High School
Address Parsonage Lane, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM23 5BD
Pupils 1407 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.07 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ely College
Address Downham Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2SH
Pupils 1423 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Bicester School
Address Queen's Avenue, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 2NS
Pupils 1295 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.22 Average Progress 8 score
School name Moulton School and Science College
Address Pound Lane, Moulton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 7SD
Pupils 1349 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.29 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Chosen Hill School
Address Brookfield Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2PL
Pupils 1345 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 31 October 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.37 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Brookvale Groby Learning Campus
Address Ratby Road, Groby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE6 0FP
Pupils 1463 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 06 February 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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