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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 1511 1379 - 1641
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 8.3% 4.3% - 12.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 12.2% 8.2% - 16.2%
Pupils with English as an additional language 7.5% 3.5% - 11.5%
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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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 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Churchdown School
Winston Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2RB
1460 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.42
Above average
Progress 8 score
Hillview School for Girls
Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE
1379 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.20
Average
Progress 8 score
Plymstock School
Church Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 9AZ
1591 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 November 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.16
Average
Progress 8 score
The Blue School
Kennion Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2NR
1508 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
The Knights Templar School
Park Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6DZ
1430 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.12
Average
Progress 8 score
Bridgewater High School
Broomfields Road, Appleton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 3AE
1544 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Furze Platt Senior School
Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ
1407 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
King Alfred's
Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BY
1641 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 10 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Great Marlow School
Bobmore Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1JE
1436 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
The Ashcombe School
Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1LY
1468 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Cleeve School
Two Hedges Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8AE
1539 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 October 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
The Castle School index school
Park Road, Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HT
1511 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
The Howard School
Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX
1519 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Average
Progress 8 score
St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy
Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BD
1532 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.20
Below average
Progress 8 score
Trinity School
Strand Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1JB
1641 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.58
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Churchdown School
Address Winston Road, Churchdown, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL3 2RB
Pupils 1460 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.42 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Hillview School for Girls
Address Brionne Gardens, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2HE
Pupils 1379 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 27 March 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.20 Average Progress 8 score
School name Plymstock School
Address Church Road, Plymstock, Plymouth, Devon, PL9 9AZ
Pupils 1591 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 November 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.16 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Blue School
Address Kennion Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2NR
Pupils 1508 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 October 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Knights Templar School
Address Park Street, Baldock, Hertfordshire, SG7 6DZ
Pupils 1430 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 September 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.12 Average Progress 8 score
School name Bridgewater High School
Address Broomfields Road, Appleton, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 3AE
Pupils 1544 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
0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Furze Platt Senior School
Address Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ
Pupils 1407 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 King Alfred's
Address Portway, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 9BY
Pupils 1641 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 10 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Great Marlow School
Address Bobmore Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1JE
Pupils 1436 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 The Ashcombe School
Address Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1LY
Pupils 1468 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Cleeve School
Address Two Hedges Road, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8AE
Pupils 1539 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 October 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Castle School index school
Address Park Road, Thornbury, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HT
Pupils 1511 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Howard School
Address Derwent Way, Rainham, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 0BX
Pupils 1519 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Wilfrid's Catholic High School & Sixth Form College: A Voluntary Academy
Address Cutsyke Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 6BD
Pupils 1532 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
-0.20 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Trinity School
Address Strand Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1JB
Pupils 1641 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.58 Well below average Progress 8 score
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