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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 322 234 - 422
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 34.5% 24.5% - 44.5%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.6% 0% - 11.6%
Pupils with English as an additional language 9.3% 0% - 19.3%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2021 - 2022, academies from 2020 / 2021

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 2021 - 2022, 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
313 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 March 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.03
Average
Progress 8 score
The Grange School
Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
356 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Kings College Guildford
Southway, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8DU
418 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 July 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.15
Average
Progress 8 score
Set Beccles School
Castle Hill, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7BQ
270 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.21
Average
Progress 8 score
The Featherstone Academy
Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
443 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.33
Below average
Progress 8 score
Charles Read Academy
Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT
267 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.43
Below average
Progress 8 score
SGS Forest High School
Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
282 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.57
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Kirkby College
Tennyson Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7DH
435 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 24 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.71
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Newcastle Academy
Gallowstree Lane, The Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2QS
368 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
408 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 10 January 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.15
Progress 8 score
St Mark's CofE School
Bay Tree Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 6ND
258 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Church Hill Middle School index school
Wood Piece Lane, Church Hill, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9LR
377 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
-0.40
Average
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
James Bateman Middle School
Park Lane, Knypersley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST8 7AT
398 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
UTC Plymouth
Park Avenue, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4RL
517 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
The Valley Leadership Academy
Fearns Moss, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0TG
525 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 313 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 The Grange School
Address Redvers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3AU
Pupils 356 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
-0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Kings College Guildford
Address Southway, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8DU
Pupils 418 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 18 July 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.15 Average Progress 8 score
School name Set Beccles School
Address Castle Hill, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 7BQ
Pupils 270 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.21 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Featherstone Academy
Address Pontefract Road, Featherstone, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF7 5AJ
Pupils 443 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 24 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.33 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Charles Read Academy
Address Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT
Pupils 267 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 03 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.43 Below average Progress 8 score
School name SGS Forest High School
Address Causeway Road, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2AZ
Pupils 282 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
-0.57 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Kirkby College
Address Tennyson Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7DH
Pupils 435 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 24 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.71 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Newcastle Academy
Address Gallowstree Lane, The Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 2QS
Pupils 368 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 408 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 St Mark's CofE School
Address Bay Tree Road, Bath, Somerset, BA1 6ND
Pupils 258 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 February 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Church Hill Middle School index school
Address Wood Piece Lane, Church Hill, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 9LR
Pupils 377 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 January 2019
Key stage 2 progress
-0.40 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 398 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 UTC Plymouth
Address Park Avenue, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4RL
Pupils 517 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 The Valley Leadership Academy
Address Fearns Moss, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 0TG
Pupils 525 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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