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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 629 370 - 918
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 51.4% 41.4% - 61.4%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 3.8% 0% - 11.3%
Pupils with English as an additional language 3.2% 0% - 8.2%
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
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
Studio West
West Denton Way, West Denton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 2SZ
528 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 01 May 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.17
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
Red House Academy
Rutherglen Road, Red House Estate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 5LN
370 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 index school
Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
629 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
The Prescot 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
Atherton High School
Hamilton Street, Atherton, Greater Manchester, M46 0AY
494 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
The Laurel Academy
Maple Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9SD
644 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
John Smeaton Academy
Barwick Road, Leeds, LS15 8TA
668 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
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
Park Lane Academy
Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG
458 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
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 Studio West
Address West Denton Way, West Denton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE5 2SZ
Pupils 528 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 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 Red House Academy
Address Rutherglen Road, Red House Estate, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 5LN
Pupils 370 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 index school
Address Spout Lane, Washington, Tyne and Wear, NE37 2AA
Pupils 629 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 The Prescot 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 Atherton High School
Address Hamilton Street, Atherton, Greater Manchester, M46 0AY
Pupils 494 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 The Laurel Academy
Address Maple Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 9SD
Pupils 644 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 John Smeaton Academy
Address Barwick Road, Leeds, LS15 8TA
Pupils 668 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 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 Park Lane Academy
Address Park Lane, Exley, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 9LG
Pupils 458 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
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