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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 855 685 - 1035
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 48.5% 41.5% - 55.5%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.6% 0% - 8.6%
Pupils with English as an additional language 6.2% 0% - 13.2%
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
Bartley Green School
Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
932 pupils Secondary phase 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2013
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.00
Average
Progress 8 score
Grace Academy Solihull
Chapelhouse Road, Chelmsey Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 5JS
904 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.06
Average
Progress 8 score
The Westleigh School
Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL
862 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
Greenwood Academy
Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL
956 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.41
Below average
Progress 8 score
Sandhill View Academy
Grindon Lane, Thorney Close, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR3 4EN
707 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.42
Below average
Progress 8 score
The Prescot School index school
Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, Liverpool, Merseyside, L34 3NB
855 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.61
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Smith's Wood Academy
Windward Way, Smith's Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0UE
918 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.68
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Dean Trust Wigan
Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ
750 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.72
Well below average
Progress 8 score
The Oldershaw School
Valkyrie Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 4RJ
907 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.80
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Kirkby High School
Bracknell Avenue, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L32 9PP
942 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.82
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Chaucer School
Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8NH
825 pupils Secondary phase 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 08 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.02
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Saint Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Academy
Cumber Lane, Whiston, Liverpool, Merseyside, L35 2XG
685 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Brownhills Ormiston Academy
Deakin Avenue, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 7QG
699 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls
Turves Green, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 4BP
740 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Dixons Fazakerley Academy
Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside, L10 1LB
830 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Bartley Green School
Address Adams Hill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3QJ
Pupils 932 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 1 Outstanding ofsted rating
Inspected 08 November 2013
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.00 Average Progress 8 score
School name Grace Academy Solihull
Address Chapelhouse Road, Chelmsey Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B37 5JS
Pupils 904 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
-0.06 Average Progress 8 score
School name The Westleigh School
Address Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL
Pupils 862 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 09 November 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Greenwood Academy
Address Farnborough Road, Castle Vale, Birmingham, West Midlands, B35 7NL
Pupils 956 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.41 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Sandhill View Academy
Address Grindon Lane, Thorney Close, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR3 4EN
Pupils 707 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 September 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.42 Below average Progress 8 score
School name The Prescot School index school
Address Knowsley Park Lane, Prescot, Liverpool, Merseyside, L34 3NB
Pupils 855 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.61 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Smith's Wood Academy
Address Windward Way, Smith's Wood, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 0UE
Pupils 918 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 02 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.68 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Dean Trust Wigan
Address Greenhey, Orrell, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN5 0DQ
Pupils 750 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.72 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name The Oldershaw School
Address Valkyrie Road, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 4RJ
Pupils 907 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.80 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Kirkby High School
Address Bracknell Avenue, Kirkby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L32 9PP
Pupils 942 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 13 July 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.82 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Chaucer School
Address Wordsworth Avenue, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8NH
Pupils 825 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 4 Inadequate ofsted rating
Inspected 08 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.02 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Saint Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic Academy
Address Cumber Lane, Whiston, Liverpool, Merseyside, L35 2XG
Pupils 685 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 Brownhills Ormiston Academy
Address Deakin Avenue, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands, WS8 7QG
Pupils 699 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 King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls
Address Turves Green, Northfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, B31 4BP
Pupils 740 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 Dixons Fazakerley Academy
Address Sherwoods Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, Merseyside, L10 1LB
Pupils 830 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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