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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 350.0 263 - 448
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 23.4% 15.4% - 31.4%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 4.6% 0% - 12.6%
Pupils with English as an additional language 7.7% 0% - 15.7%
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 2022 / 2023

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 2022 / 2023
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
The Swanage School
High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH
335 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.02
Average
Progress 8 score
St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy
Palace Fields, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF
437 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 11 January 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
The Grange School
Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
369 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.30
Average
Progress 8 score
UTC Derby Pride Park
Locomotive Way, Derby, DE24 8PU
263 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.50
Progress 8 score
Ridgeway Secondary School
Evesham Road, Redditch, B96 6BD
316 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
-2.80
Below average
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.62
Well below average
Progress 8 score
St Boniface's RC College index school
21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
350 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 February 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.63
Well below average
Progress 8 score
SGS Forest High School
Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
281 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.92
Well below average
Progress 8 score
UTC South Durham
Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AP
429 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.20
Progress 8 score
Kidsgrove Secondary School
Gloucester Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST7 4DL
295 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 April 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.21
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Waterfront UTC
South Side Three Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4FQ
267 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 January 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.33
Progress 8 score
Deer Park School
Sika Avenue, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2HT
278 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 November 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Highfield Middle School
Highfield Lane, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 6EY
398 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
-0.83
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
James Bateman Middle School
Park Lane, Knypersley, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 7AT
392 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 July 2023
-0.87
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
St Peter's Church of England Middle School
Crimp Hill, Old Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2QY
325 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 June 2023
-1.27
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Church Hill Middle School
Wood Piece Lane, Church Hill, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9LR
404 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
0.53
Average
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 335 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.02 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy
Address Palace Fields, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF
Pupils 437 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 11 January 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Grange School
Address Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
Pupils 369 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
-0.30 Average Progress 8 score
School name UTC Derby Pride Park
Address Locomotive Way, Derby, DE24 8PU
Pupils 263 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 December 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.50 Progress 8 score
School name Ridgeway Secondary School
Address Evesham Road, Redditch, B96 6BD
Pupils 316 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
-2.80 Below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.62 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name St Boniface's RC College index school
Address 21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
Pupils 350 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 February 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.63 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name SGS Forest High School
Address Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
Pupils 281 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
-0.92 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name UTC South Durham
Address Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AP
Pupils 429 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.20 Progress 8 score
School name Kidsgrove Secondary School
Address Gloucester Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST7 4DL
Pupils 295 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 April 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.21 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Waterfront UTC
Address South Side Three Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4FQ
Pupils 267 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 11 January 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.33 Progress 8 score
School name Deer Park School
Address Sika Avenue, Hedge End, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2HT
Pupils 278 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 November 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Highfield Middle School
Address Highfield Lane, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 6EY
Pupils 398 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
-0.83 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name James Bateman Middle School
Address Park Lane, Knypersley, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 7AT
Pupils 392 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 July 2023
Key stage 2 progress
-0.87 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name St Peter's Church of England Middle School
Address Crimp Hill, Old Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2QY
Pupils 325 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 June 2023
Key stage 2 progress
-1.27 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Church Hill Middle School
Address Wood Piece Lane, Church Hill, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9LR
Pupils 404 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
0.53 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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