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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 1385 1193 - 1507
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 23.5% 18.5% - 28.5%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.7% 0% - 6.7%
Pupils with English as an additional language 1.7% 0% - 6.7%
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

More about special facilities total

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
Thorp Academy
Main Road, Ryton, Tyne and Wear, NE40 3AH
1291 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 April 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.33
Above average
Progress 8 score
Park Hall Academy
Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 9HF
1298 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.23
Above average
Progress 8 score
Carlton Academy
Coningswath Road, Carlton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 3SH
1245 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 May 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
Kirk Balk Academy
West Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 9HX
1310 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Chesterfield High School
Chesterfield Road, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 9YB
1375 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 April 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.04
Average
Progress 8 score
Walsall Academy
Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX
1365 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 November 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.05
Average
Progress 8 score
Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
Kirkley Drive, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA
1331 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.13
Average
Progress 8 score
Shire Oak Academy
Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 9PA
1507 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 28 April 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.21
Below average
Progress 8 score
Colne Valley High School index school
Gillroyd Lane, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 5SP
1385 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 September 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.27
Below average
Progress 8 score
Friesland School
Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire, NG10 5AF
1293 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.28
Below average
Progress 8 score
Hope Academy
Ashton Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12 0AQ
1333 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.35
Below average
Progress 8 score
Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 2LP
1344 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.51
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Southmoor Academy
Ryhope Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7TF
1440 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.52
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Co-op Academy Walkden
Old Clough Lane, Walkden, Worsley, Manchester, M28 7JB
1487 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Westfield School
Eckington Road, Sothall, Sheffield, S20 1HQ
1193 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Thorp Academy
Address Main Road, Ryton, Tyne and Wear, NE40 3AH
Pupils 1291 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 April 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.33 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Park Hall Academy
Address Water Orton Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 9HF
Pupils 1298 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 November 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.23 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Carlton Academy
Address Coningswath Road, Carlton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 3SH
Pupils 1245 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 May 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name Kirk Balk Academy
Address West Street, Hoyland, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S74 9HX
Pupils 1310 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Chesterfield High School
Address Chesterfield Road, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 9YB
Pupils 1375 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 April 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.04 Average Progress 8 score
School name Walsall Academy
Address Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX
Pupils 1365 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 November 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.05 Average Progress 8 score
School name Heanor Gate Spencer Academy
Address Kirkley Drive, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7RA
Pupils 1331 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.13 Average Progress 8 score
School name Shire Oak Academy
Address Lichfield Road, Walsall Wood, Walsall, West Midlands, WS9 9PA
Pupils 1507 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 28 April 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.21 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Colne Valley High School index school
Address Gillroyd Lane, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD7 5SP
Pupils 1385 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 September 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.27 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Friesland School
Address Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre, Nottinghamshire, NG10 5AF
Pupils 1293 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.28 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Hope Academy
Address Ashton Road, Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside, WA12 0AQ
Pupils 1333 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.35 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Lord Lawson of Beamish Academy
Address Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester le Street, County Durham, DH3 2LP
Pupils 1344 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.51 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Southmoor Academy
Address Ryhope Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR2 7TF
Pupils 1440 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.52 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Co-op Academy Walkden
Address Old Clough Lane, Walkden, Worsley, Manchester, M28 7JB
Pupils 1487 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 Westfield School
Address Eckington Road, Sothall, Sheffield, S20 1HQ
Pupils 1193 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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