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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 978 829 - 1143
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 21.4% 12.4% - 30.4%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 2% 0% - 11%
Pupils with English as an additional language 40.6% 31.6% - 49.6%
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
Baylis Court School
Gloucester Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3AH
928 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.69
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Stoke Park School
Dane Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 4JW
1018 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.19
Average
Progress 8 score
Ditton Park Academy
Kings Reach, Slough, SL3 7UX
1124 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
St Thomas More Catholic School
Tyne Crescent, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7UL
920 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.12
Average
Progress 8 score
Avonbourne Girls Academy
Harewood Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6NY
916 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
The Highcrest Academy
Hatters Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ
1030 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy
Spencefield Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6HN
1143 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Thomas Becket Catholic School
Becket Way, Kettering Road North, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6HT
840 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.28
Average
Progress 8 score
Thistley Hough Academy
Thistley Hough, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 5JJ
998 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.32
Below average
Progress 8 score
St Thomas More Catholic Academy
Longton Hall Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 2NJ
1141 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.36
Below average
Progress 8 score
Beechwood School
Long Readings Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 1QE
829 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.50
Below average
Progress 8 score
King's Academy Prospect
Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
980 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.58
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The WREN School index school
61-63 Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2BB
978 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL
886 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Stopsley High School
St Thomas's Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7UX
1090 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Baylis Court School
Address Gloucester Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3AH
Pupils 928 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.69 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Stoke Park School
Address Dane Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 4JW
Pupils 1018 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.19 Average Progress 8 score
School name Ditton Park Academy
Address Kings Reach, Slough, SL3 7UX
Pupils 1124 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 21 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Thomas More Catholic School
Address Tyne Crescent, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 7UL
Pupils 920 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
0.12 Average Progress 8 score
School name Avonbourne Girls Academy
Address Harewood Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6NY
Pupils 916 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 June 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Highcrest Academy
Address Hatters Lane, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ
Pupils 1030 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 12 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name St Paul's Catholic School, a Voluntary Academy
Address Spencefield Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 6HN
Pupils 1143 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
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thomas Becket Catholic School
Address Becket Way, Kettering Road North, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6HT
Pupils 840 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.28 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thistley Hough Academy
Address Thistley Hough, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 5JJ
Pupils 998 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
-0.32 Below average Progress 8 score
School name St Thomas More Catholic Academy
Address Longton Hall Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 2NJ
Pupils 1141 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.36 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Beechwood School
Address Long Readings Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 1QE
Pupils 829 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.50 Below average Progress 8 score
School name King's Academy Prospect
Address Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
Pupils 980 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.58 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The WREN School index school
Address 61-63 Bath Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 2BB
Pupils 978 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 June 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
Address 81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL
Pupils 886 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Stopsley High School
Address St Thomas's Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7UX
Pupils 1090 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 14 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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