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Similar schools for Cherry Willingham Community School

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'Similar schools' means state-funded mainstream secondary schools across England whose key stage 4(opens a popup) pupils had similar expected achievement in year 11 based on their grades at the end of primary school (key stage 2)(opens a popup). Where possible, one or more better performing schools have been indicated within the similar schools grouping that are located within 75 miles of the school (see the key above for more information). If there is no better performing similar school based on our similar schools methodology within 75 miles of the school, a better performing school outside of the similar schools grouping has been indicated at the bottom of the page.

Some schools will not have a better performing school indicated. Please note that this does not necessarily mean that this school is the highest attaining school in the country, but that it has one of the highest Attainment 8 scores and therefore allocating a better school based on our current similar schools methodology is not possible. For further details on the methodology for similar schools for key stage 4, see School performance tables: about the data (opens in a new window)

Similar schools lists are normally updated each year in January, along with revised results data, and again later in Spring, along with final results data.

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Challney High School for Boys
(Academy)

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Local authority
Luton
52.8 1
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.58
Well above national average
(0.41 to 0.75)
26.2
Outwood Academy Ripon
(Academy)

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Local authority
North Yorkshire
52.2 2
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.51
Well above national average
(0.27 to 0.74)
26.4
St Thomas More Catholic School
(Academy)
Better performing school

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Local authority
Bedford
52.1 3
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.52
Well above national average
(0.37 to 0.67)
26.3
Glenmoor Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Bournemouth
52 4
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.49
Above national average
(0.29 to 0.69)
26.4
Turves Green Girls' School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Birmingham
51.1 5
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.42
Above national average
(0.21 to 0.62)
26.4
Swanlea School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Tower Hamlets
50.3 6
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.38
Above national average
(0.22 to 0.54)
26.2
Eastbury Community School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Barking and Dagenham
49.3 7
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.27
Above national average
(0.15 to 0.39)
26.3
Jack Hunt School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Peterborough
49.3 7
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.33
Above national average
(0.2 to 0.45)
26.3
Willowfield Humanities College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Waltham Forest
49.3 7
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.31
Above national average
(0.1 to 0.51)
26.1
Ormiston Victory Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Norfolk
48.3 10
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.1
Average
(-0.09 to 0.3)
26.3
Copthall School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Barnet
48.1 11
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.18
Above national average
(0.01 to 0.35)
26.2
Carnforth High School
(Maintained School)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Lancashire
48 12
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.07
Average
(-0.12 to 0.25)
26.4
Longhill High School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Brighton and Hove
48 12
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.1
Average
(-0.05 to 0.24)
26.3
Woodchurch High School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Wirral
47.8 14
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.04
Average
(-0.09 to 0.17)
26.4
Knole Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Kent
47.6 15
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.05
Average
(-0.09 to 0.2)
26.5
Monkseaton High School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
North Tyneside
47.3 16
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.02
Average
(-0.21 to 0.18)
26.4
King Edward VII Academy
(Academy)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Norfolk
47.2 17
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
0.01
Average
(-0.13 to 0.16)
26.3
Accrington Academy
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Local authority
Lancashire
46.9 18
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.03
Average
(-0.18 to 0.13)
26.3
Cleeve Park School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Bexley
46.9 18
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.04
Average
(-0.21 to 0.13)
26.4
The Sir Robert Woodard Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
West Sussex
46.7 20
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.04
Average
(-0.2 to 0.12)
26.3
The Bulmershe School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Wokingham
46.6 21
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.09
Average
(-0.28 to 0.09)
26.3
Herne Bay High School
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Local authority
Kent
46.5 22
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.08
Average
(-0.21 to 0.05)
26.5
Dame Elizabeth Cadbury Technology College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Birmingham
46.2 23
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.24
Below national average
(-0.45 to -0.03)
26.4
Holloway School
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Local authority
Islington
46 24
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.14
Average
(-0.32 to 0.04)
26.4
St Joseph's Catholic School
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Local authority
Wiltshire
45.8 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.26
Below national average
(-0.48 to -0.04)
26.4
Thomas Becket Catholic School
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Local authority
Northamptonshire
45.8 25
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.09
Average
(-0.27 to 0.1)
26.4
Chilton Trinity
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Local authority
Somerset
45.7 27
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.17
Below national average
(-0.33 to -0.02)
26.3
Droylsden Academy
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Local authority
Tameside
45.7 27
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.13
Average
(-0.29 to 0.03)
26.3
Twickenham Academy
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Local authority
Richmond upon Thames
45.7 27
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.19
Average
(-0.38 to 0)
26.2
Drapers' Academy
(Academy)

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Local authority
Havering
45.6 30
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.21
Below national average
(-0.41 to -0.01)
26.4
The Astley Cooper School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Hertfordshire
45.6 30
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.13
Average
(-0.4 to 0.14)
26.2
Royds School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Leeds
45.1 32
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.19
Below national average
(-0.33 to -0.04)
26.2
The Connaught School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Hampshire
44.3 33
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.24
Below national average
(-0.46 to -0.02)
26.4
Holgate Academy
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Local authority
Nottinghamshire
44.2 34
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.3
Below national average
(-0.46 to -0.15)
26.3
St Gregory the Great Catholic School
(Academy)

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Local authority
Oxfordshire
44 35
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.29
Below national average
(-0.45 to -0.14)
26.3
All Saints' Academy, Cheltenham
(Academy)

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Local authority
Gloucestershire
43.9 36
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.26
Below national average
(-0.43 to -0.09)
26.3
The Hillcrest School and Community College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Dudley
43.5 37
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.36
Below national average
(-0.51 to -0.21)
26.3
Top Valley Academy
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Local authority
Nottingham
43.5 37
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.31
Below national average
(-0.5 to -0.12)
26.2
Wellfield High School
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Lancashire
43.5 37
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.35
Below national average
(-0.59 to -0.12)
26.4
The Dearne Advanced Learning Centre
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Local authority
Barnsley
43.4 40
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.39
Below national average
(-0.54 to -0.24)
26.4
Sir Frederic Osborn School
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Local authority
Hertfordshire
43.2 41
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.42
Below national average
(-0.61 to -0.24)
26.2
Queensbury School
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Local authority
Bradford
43.1 42
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.24
Below national average
(-0.41 to -0.06)
26.4
Cherry Willingham Community School
(Maintained School)
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Local authority
Lincolnshire
42.8 43
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.42
Below national average
(-0.67 to -0.18)
26.4
Lodge Park Academy
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Local authority
Northamptonshire
42.8 43
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.41
Below national average
(-0.57 to -0.25)
26.3
Causeway School
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Local authority
East Sussex
42.2 45
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.5
Below national average
(-0.67 to -0.32)
26.4
Devon Studio School
(Academy)
School with similar proportion of disadvantaged pupils

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Local authority
Torbay
41.8 46
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.55
Well below national average
(-0.85 to -0.26)
26.4
Netherhall School
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Local authority
Cumbria
41.8 46
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.53
Well below national average
(-0.74 to -0.33)
26.2
New Charter Academy
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Local authority
Tameside
41.8 46
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.52
Well below national average
(-0.66 to -0.38)
26.4
Barnsley Academy
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Barnsley
41.7 49
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.57
Well below national average
(-0.74 to -0.39)
26.3
Broadgreen International School, A Technology College
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Liverpool
41.7 49
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.57
Well below national average
(-0.73 to -0.42)
26.3
Sedgehill School
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Local authority
Lewisham
41.3 51
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.69
Well below national average
(-0.84 to -0.54)
26.3
Blackpool Aspire Academy
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Local authority
Blackpool
40.5 52
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.66
Well below national average
(-0.82 to -0.51)
26.3
Chamberlayne College for the Arts
(Maintained School)

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Local authority
Southampton
39.9 53
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.72
Well below national average
(-0.92 to -0.52)
26.4
Rye Studio School
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Local authority
East Sussex
39.8 54
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.75
Well below national average
(-1.22 to -0.29)
26.4
Hanson School
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Local authority
Bradford
37.3 55
Progress 8 score, description & confidence interval
-0.87
Well below national average
(-1 to -0.74)
26.4
Type of school

Academy - government funded but run by an academy trust rather than a local authority.
Independent school - privately funded.
Maintained school - government funded and run by a local authority.
Special school - schools that specialise in educating pupils with special educational needs.

For further explanation, see Types of school

Average points score at key stage 2

The average of the points score for all pupils at the end of key stage 2, based on teacher assessment for writing and test results in reading and maths.

Progress 8

This score shows how much progress pupils at this school made between the end of key stage 2 and the end of key stage 4, compared to pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2. This is based on results in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

The average Progress 8 score for 'mainstream' schools in England is 0. Mainstream schools are schools that aren’t special schools or 'alternative provision settings' (for example pupil referral units). Most schools score between -1 and +1. If a school scores +1 and above, it shows that pupils made exceptionally good progress. If the score is below -0.5, the school may come under increased scrutiny and receive additional support.

Confidence intervals

It is difficult to say with certainty how much of the Progress 8 score is down to the school (which may have scored higher with a different group of pupils) and how much is down to the pupils (for example some may have performed well at any school). The confidence interval reflects this uncertainty. If the confidence intervals for two schools overlap, then we can't say for certain that the two Progress 8 scores for these schools are significantly different.

Generally speaking, the greater the number of students, the smaller the range of the confidence interval. For smaller schools, the confidence interval tends to be larger, since fewer pupils are included, and therefore the score will be more greatly impacted by performance of individual pupils.

A school is above average if their Progress 8 score is above 0 and the whole confidence interval is above 0. Similarly, a school is below average if their Progress 8 score is below 0 and the whole confidence interval is below 0.

More information on statistical confidence

How we calculate the Progress 8 descriptions ('bandings'):

Progress 8 descriptionSchool is given the description if...
Well above averageScore is 0.5 or higher, and lower confidence interval is 0 or higher.
Above averageScore is higher than 0 but lower than 0.5, and lower confidence interval is higher than 0.
Close to national averageLower confidence interval is 0 or lower, and the upper confidence interval is 0 or higher.
Below averageScore is -0.5 or higher but less than 0, and upper confidence interval is lower than 0.
Well below averageScore is lower than -0.5 and upper confidence interval is lower than 0.

Detailed guide to Progress 8 - for more information about how the Progress 8 score is calculated.

Attainment 8

Schools get a score based on how well pupils have performed in up to 8 qualifications, which include English, maths, 3 qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications.

Position within the group

This is a ranking with the group of schools in the list, based on the Attainment 8 score.

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