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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 458 370 - 672
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 52.8% 38.8% - 66.8%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 6.6% 0% - 13.6%
Pupils with English as an additional language 6.8% 0% - 17.3%
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
Harris Academy Orpington
Tintagel Road, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4LG
609 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.05
Average
Progress 8 score
Orchards Academy
St Mary's Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7TE
585 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 July 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.09
Average
Progress 8 score
Studio West
West Denton Way, West Denton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 2SZ
573 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
Average
Progress 8 score
Meridian High School
Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0AH
539 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 January 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.44
Below average
Progress 8 score
Red House Academy
Rutherglen Road, Red House Estate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 5LN
423 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.53
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Washington Academy
Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
661 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 24 June 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.56
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Litherland High School
Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside, L21 0DB
684 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 January 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.64
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Hillside High School
Breeze Hill, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 9NU
661 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.72
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Atherton High School
Hamilton Street, Atherton, Greater Manchester, M46 0AY
509 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 20 October 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.92
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Kemnal Technology College
Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5AA
588 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 June 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-1.12
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Park Lane Academy index school
Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG
436 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy
New Street, Frankley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45 0EU
393 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
The Laurel Academy
Maple Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9SD
654 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 February 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
John Smeaton Academy
Barwick Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8TA
638 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Dean Trust Rose Bridge
Holt Street, Ince, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 3HD
699 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 08 March 2023
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Harris Academy Orpington
Address Tintagel Road, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4LG
Pupils 609 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 May 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.05 Average Progress 8 score
School name Orchards Academy
Address St Mary's Road, Swanley, Kent, BR8 7TE
Pupils 585 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 02 July 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.09 Average Progress 8 score
School name Studio West
Address West Denton Way, West Denton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 2SZ
Pupils 573 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.17 Average Progress 8 score
School name Meridian High School
Address Fairchildes Avenue, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0AH
Pupils 539 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 January 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.44 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Red House Academy
Address Rutherglen Road, Red House Estate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 5LN
Pupils 423 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 15 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.53 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Washington Academy
Address Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
Pupils 661 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 24 June 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.56 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Litherland High School
Address Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside, L21 0DB
Pupils 684 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 January 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.64 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Hillside High School
Address Breeze Hill, Bootle, Merseyside, L20 9NU
Pupils 661 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 20 September 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.72 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Atherton High School
Address Hamilton Street, Atherton, Greater Manchester, M46 0AY
Pupils 509 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
-0.92 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Kemnal Technology College
Address Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5AA
Pupils 588 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 June 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-1.12 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Park Lane Academy index school
Address Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG
Pupils 436 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name King Edward VI Balaam Wood Academy
Address New Street, Frankley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45 0EU
Pupils 393 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 Laurel Academy
Address Maple Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9SD
Pupils 654 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 23 February 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name John Smeaton Academy
Address Barwick Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8TA
Pupils 638 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 Dean Trust Rose Bridge
Address Holt Street, Ince, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 3HD
Pupils 699 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 08 March 2023
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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