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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 740 644 - 855
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Conurbation Conurbation
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 42.8% 36.8% - 48.8%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 0.9% 0% - 6.9%
Pupils with English as an additional language 9.1% 3.1% - 15.1%
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
Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School
Woodbrooke Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1UL
837 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 September 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.43
Above average
Progress 8 score
Prenton High School for Girls
Hesketh Avenue, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH42 6RR
779 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2017
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.33
Above average
Progress 8 score
Park Vale Academy
Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9AZ
847 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 July 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.25
Below average
Progress 8 score
St Anne's Church of England Academy
Hollin Lane, Middleton, Manchester, M24 6XN
784 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.54
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
Litherland High School
Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside, L21 0DB
646 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
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
David Nieper Academy
Grange Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7JA
679 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.76
Well below average
Progress 8 score
King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls index school
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
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
Farnborough Spencer Academy
Farnborough Road, Nottingham, NG11 8JW
804 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Dean Trust Rose Bridge
Holt Street, Ince, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 3HD
672 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
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
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
Comparison schools
School name Dame Elizabeth Cadbury School
Address Woodbrooke Road, Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands, B30 1UL
Pupils 837 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 September 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.43 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Prenton High School for Girls
Address Hesketh Avenue, Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, Merseyside, CH42 6RR
Pupils 779 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 29 November 2017
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.33 Above average Progress 8 score
School name Park Vale Academy
Address Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 9AZ
Pupils 847 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 16 July 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.25 Below average Progress 8 score
School name St Anne's Church of England Academy
Address Hollin Lane, Middleton, Manchester, M24 6XN
Pupils 784 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 01 December 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.54 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 Litherland High School
Address Sterrix Lane, Litherland, Liverpool, Merseyside, L21 0DB
Pupils 646 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 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 David Nieper Academy
Address Grange Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7JA
Pupils 679 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 28 September 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.76 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls index school
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 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 Farnborough Spencer Academy
Address Farnborough Road, Nottingham, NG11 8JW
Pupils 804 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 22 September 2022
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 672 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 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
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
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