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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 262 167 - 368
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 43.9% 23.9% - 63.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 0.8% 0% - 10.8%
Pupils with English as an additional language 4.2% 0% - 19.2%
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
The Swanage School
High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH
313 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.03
Average
Progress 8 score
The Grange School
Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
356 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Set Beccles School
Castle Hill, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7BQ
270 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.21
Average
Progress 8 score
St Boniface's RC College
21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
323 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 November 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.33
Average
Progress 8 score
Charles Read Academy
Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT
267 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.43
Below average
Progress 8 score
SGS Forest High School
Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
282 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.57
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Newcastle Academy
Gallowstree Lane, The Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2QS
368 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.85
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio index school
Police Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 1AF
262 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.06
Progress 8 score
Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire
Carlton Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 6TA
220 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 February 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.13
Progress 8 score
Crewe Engineering and Design UTC
West Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2PZ
231 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.14
Progress 8 score
UTC Warrington
Dallam Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 7NG
208 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.47
Progress 8 score
St Mark's CofE School
Bay Tree Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 6ND
258 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Waterfront UTC
South Side Three Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4FQ
249 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
West Grantham Church of England Secondary Academy
The Avenue, Grantham, NG31 7PX
314 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
UTC Derby Pride Park
Locomotive Way, Derby, DE24 8PU
167 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name The Swanage School
Address High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH
Pupils 313 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
-0.03 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Grange School
Address Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
Pupils 356 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
-0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Set Beccles School
Address Castle Hill, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7BQ
Pupils 270 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.21 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Boniface's RC College
Address 21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
Pupils 323 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 November 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.33 Average Progress 8 score
School name Charles Read Academy
Address Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT
Pupils 267 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.43 Below average Progress 8 score
School name SGS Forest High School
Address Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
Pupils 282 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.57 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Newcastle Academy
Address Gallowstree Lane, The Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2QS
Pupils 368 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 14 November 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.85 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio index school
Address Police Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 1AF
Pupils 262 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.06 Progress 8 score
School name Engineering UTC Northern Lincolnshire
Address Carlton Street, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, DN15 6TA
Pupils 220 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 February 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.13 Progress 8 score
School name Crewe Engineering and Design UTC
Address West Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2PZ
Pupils 231 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.14 Progress 8 score
School name UTC Warrington
Address Dallam Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 7NG
Pupils 208 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.47 Progress 8 score
School name St Mark's CofE School
Address Bay Tree Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 6ND
Pupils 258 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Waterfront UTC
Address South Side Three Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4FQ
Pupils 249 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 West Grantham Church of England Secondary Academy
Address The Avenue, Grantham, NG31 7PX
Pupils 314 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 UTC Derby Pride Park
Address Locomotive Way, Derby, DE24 8PU
Pupils 167 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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