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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 1210 1125 - 1301
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 12% 9% - 15%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2.7% 0% - 5.7%
Pupils with English as an additional language 9.5% 6.5% - 12.5%
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
The Folkestone School for Girls
Coolinge Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3RB
1215 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2012
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.77
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Brooke Weston Academy
Coomb Road, Corby, Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, NN18 8LA
1192 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 27 January 2011
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.69
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Southfield School for Girls
Lewis Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6HE
1153 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.34
Above average
Progress 8 score
Bristol Free School
Concorde Drive, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Bristol, BS10 6NJ
1157 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.27
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Castle School
Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
1199 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.19
Above average
Progress 8 score
The Romsey School
Greatbridge Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8ZB
1172 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.07
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
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
All Hallows Catholic College index school
Brooklands Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LB
1210 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2014
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
The Maplesden Noakes School
Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ
1287 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.09
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
Samuel Ward Academy
Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 0LD
1221 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.31
Below average
Progress 8 score
Cox Green School
Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3AX
1133 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.31
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Marlborough Science Academy
Watling Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2QA
1281 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.40
Below average
Progress 8 score
Abbey Park School
The Learning Campus, Redhouse Way, Swindon, SN25 2ND
1125 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name The Folkestone School for Girls
Address Coolinge Lane, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 3RB
Pupils 1215 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 12 October 2012
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.77 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Brooke Weston Academy
Address Coomb Road, Corby, Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, NN18 8LA
Pupils 1192 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 27 January 2011
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.69 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Southfield School for Girls
Address Lewis Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 6HE
Pupils 1153 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.34 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Bristol Free School
Address Concorde Drive, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, Bristol, BS10 6NJ
Pupils 1157 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.27 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Castle School
Address Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5AU
Pupils 1199 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
0.19 Above average Progress 8 score
School name The Romsey School
Address Greatbridge Road, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 8ZB
Pupils 1172 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.07 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 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 All Hallows Catholic College index school
Address Brooklands Avenue, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 8LB
Pupils 1210 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 04 December 2014
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Maplesden Noakes School
Address Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0TJ
Pupils 1287 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
-0.09 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 Samuel Ward Academy
Address Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 0LD
Pupils 1221 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.31 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Cox Green School
Address Highfield Lane, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3AX
Pupils 1133 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.31 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Marlborough Science Academy
Address Watling Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2QA
Pupils 1281 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.40 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Abbey Park School
Address The Learning Campus, Redhouse Way, Swindon, SN25 2ND
Pupils 1125 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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