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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 898 799 - 990
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 22.3% 18.3% - 26.3%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.2% 0% - 5.2%
Pupils with English as an additional language 12% 8% - 16%
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
Walton Academy
Harlaxton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 7JR
942 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.98
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Etone College
Leicester Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 6AA
1017 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.22
Average
Progress 8 score
Arrow Vale High School
Matchborough Way, Redditch, B98 0GF
839 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 05 December 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.06
Progress 8 score
Newmarket Academy
Exning Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0EB
836 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.05
Average
Progress 8 score
Nova Hreod Academy index school
Akers Way, Moredon, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2NQ
985 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
The Catholic High School, Chester
Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 7HS
816 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.07
Average
Progress 8 score
Penketh High School
Heath Road, Penketh, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 2BY
895 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 26 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Ursuline College
225 Canterbury Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, CT8 8LX
978 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Birchwood Community High School
Brock Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7PT
922 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 October 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.19
Average
Progress 8 score
Ercall Wood Academy
Golf Links Lane, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2DT
952 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.31
Below average
Progress 8 score
St Helena School
Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LE
994 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 December 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.31
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Clarendon Academy
Frome Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0DJ
979 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.32
Below average
Progress 8 score
Carrington School
Noke Drive, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4AD
972 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.51
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Pyrland School
Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP
872 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.58
Well below average
Progress 8 score
St Luke's Church of England School
Harts Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3RD
829 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 942 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.98 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Etone College
Address Leicester Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 6AA
Pupils 1017 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.22 Average Progress 8 score
School name Arrow Vale High School
Address Matchborough Way, Redditch, B98 0GF
Pupils 839 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 Newmarket Academy
Address Exning Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0EB
Pupils 836 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.05 Average Progress 8 score
School name Nova Hreod Academy index school
Address Akers Way, Moredon, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2NQ
Pupils 985 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Catholic High School, Chester
Address Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 7HS
Pupils 816 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 Penketh High School
Address Heath Road, Penketh, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 2BY
Pupils 895 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
-0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ursuline College
Address 225 Canterbury Road, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, CT8 8LX
Pupils 978 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Birchwood Community High School
Address Brock Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire, WA3 7PT
Pupils 922 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 October 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.19 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ercall Wood Academy
Address Golf Links Lane, Wellington, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 2DT
Pupils 952 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.31 Below average Progress 8 score
School name St Helena School
Address Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LE
Pupils 994 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 December 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.31 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Clarendon Academy
Address Frome Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 0DJ
Pupils 979 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 June 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.32 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Carrington School
Address Noke Drive, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4AD
Pupils 972 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.51 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Pyrland School
Address Cheddon Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP
Pupils 872 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.58 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name St Luke's Church of England School
Address Harts Lane, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3RD
Pupils 829 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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