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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 353 288 - 402
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 24.1% 15.1% - 33.1%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 12.7% 3.7% - 21.7%
Pupils with English as an additional language 9.6% 0.6% - 18.6%
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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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 2020 - 2021, academies from 2020 / 2021
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
The Swanage School
High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2PH
324 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.03
Average
Progress 8 score
Lincoln UTC
Lindum Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1PF
306 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Progress 8 score
St Boniface's RC College index school
21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
353 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
The Featherstone Academy
Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
398 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.33
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Skipton Academy
Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UQ
312 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.49
Below average
Progress 8 score
Leek High School
Springfield Road, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6EU
352 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.56
Progress 8 score
The Forest High School
Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
295 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2018
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
351 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
UTC South Durham
Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AP
367 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.15
Progress 8 score
Paxman Academy
Paxman Avenue, Colchester, CO2 9DB
355 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Horringer Court Middle School
Glastonbury Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2EX
324 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2020
-0.83
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Ridgeway Secondary School
Evesham Road, Astwood Bank, Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6BD
382 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
-4.20
Well below average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
James Bateman Middle School
Park Lane, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7AT
387 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Highfield Middle School
Highfield Lane, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 6EY
402 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Merstham Park School
Taynton Drive, Redhill, RH1 3PU
288 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 324 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 Lincoln UTC
Address Lindum Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1PF
Pupils 306 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Progress 8 score
School name St Boniface's RC College index school
Address 21 Boniface Lane, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon, PL5 3AG
Pupils 353 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 The Featherstone Academy
Address Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
Pupils 398 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 08 February 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.33 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Skipton Academy
Address Gargrave Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1UQ
Pupils 312 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.49 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Leek High School
Address Springfield Road, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6EU
Pupils 352 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
-0.56 Progress 8 score
School name The Forest High School
Address Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
Pupils 295 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 12 July 2018
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 351 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 UTC South Durham
Address Long Tens Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, DL5 6AP
Pupils 367 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
-1.15 Progress 8 score
School name Paxman Academy
Address Paxman Avenue, Colchester, CO2 9DB
Pupils 355 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 Horringer Court Middle School
Address Glastonbury Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 2EX
Pupils 324 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 March 2020
Key stage 2 progress
-0.83 Average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Ridgeway Secondary School
Address Evesham Road, Astwood Bank, Redditch, Worcestershire, B96 6BD
Pupils 382 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
-4.20 Well below average Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name James Bateman Middle School
Address Park Lane, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7AT
Pupils 387 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 Highfield Middle School
Address Highfield Lane, Prudhoe, Northumberland, NE42 6EY
Pupils 402 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 Merstham Park School
Address Taynton Drive, Redhill, RH1 3PU
Pupils 288 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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