Compare to similar schools

Schools similar toSettle College

'Similar schools' means schools across England whose key stage 4 pupils had similar achievement at the end of key stage 2 opens a popup . These figures are based on the results of pupils who finished key stage 4 in July 2019, which is the latest data available.

more info Click to expand

The list shows the selected school compared to other state-funded mainstream schools whose key stage 4 pupils were expected to achieve similar results in year 11 based on their grades at the end of primary school (key stage 2).

Two types of similar schools in the list are highlighted with a clickable question mark:

If there is no similar school within the grouping that is classed as better performing, a better performing school outside of the similar schools grouping may be shown at the bottom of the page. In some cases, this may not be possible, for example if the school has very high attainment or there are no better performing schools within a 75 mile radius. For further details, including the criteria for better performing schools and how these are assigned, see similar schools guidance. opens in a new window

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

HideShow table options Click to expand

Updating page...

Table showing similar schools.
HideShow sorting options Click to expand
Levenshulme High School (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles opens a popup
CreateLevenshulme High School My schools list
Manchester 54.1 1 Well above average 1.14 69% 5.15 27.3
Reading Girls' School (Academy)
CreateReading Girls' School My schools list
Reading 52.9 2 Well above average 0.96 27% 4.19 27.5
London Academy (Academy)
CreateLondon Academy My schools list
Barnet 51.9 3 Well above average 1 35% 4.48 27.5
Aldersley High School (Academy)
CreateAldersley High School My schools list
Wolverhampton 51.1 4 Well above average 0.83 95% 4.74 27.7
Goffs - Churchgate Academy (Academy)
CreateGoffs - Churchgate Academy My schools list
Hertfordshire 48.7 5 Above average 0.47 28% 3.6 27.5
George Green's School (Maintained school)
CreateGeorge Green's School My schools list
Tower Hamlets 47.7 6 Above average 0.43 10% 3.88 27.6
Cressex Community School (Maintained school)
CreateCressex Community School My schools list
Buckinghamshire 47.3 7 Above average 0.45 5% 3.72 27.5
City of London Academy, Highgate Hill (Academy)
CreateCity of London Academy, Highgate Hill My schools list
Islington 47.2 8 Average 0.23 13% 3.89 27.9
Outwood Academy Danum (Academy)
CreateOutwood Academy Danum My schools list
Doncaster 46.5 9 Above average 0.41 14% 3.84 27.6
Meden School (Academy)
CreateMeden School My schools list
Nottinghamshire 46.2 10 Above average 0.35 4% 3.76 27.7
King Charles I School (Academy)
CreateKing Charles I School My schools list
Worcestershire 45.7 11 Above average 0.3 77% 4.15 27.5
Heartlands High School (Academy)
CreateHeartlands High School My schools list
Haringey 45.5 12 Above average 0.26 63% 4.07 27.3
St Dunstan's School (Academy)
CreateSt Dunstan's School My schools list
Somerset 45.3 13 Average 0.26 54% 3.71 27.5
Lambeth Academy (Academy)
CreateLambeth Academy My schools list
Lambeth 45.2 14 Above average 0.22 36% 4.03 27.4
Our Lady's RC High School (Maintained school)
CreateOur Lady's RC High School My schools list
Manchester 44.8 15 Average 0.01 42% 3.87 27.7
Barlby High School (Academy)
CreateBarlby High School My schools list
North Yorkshire 44.5 16 Average 0.13 44% 3.82 27.5
Settle College (Maintained school)
CreateSettle College My schools list
North Yorkshire 44.3 17 Average 0.13 39% 4.01 27.8
Grace Academy Coventry (Academy)
CreateGrace Academy Coventry My schools list
Coventry 44.2 18 Average 0.1 12% 3.49 27.9
The Quest Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Quest Academy My schools list
Croydon 44.2 18 Above average 0.3 19% 3.37 27.5
Dawlish College (Maintained school)
CreateDawlish College My schools list
Devon 43.5 20 Average 0.11 35% 3.79 27.7
Arrow Vale RSA Academy (Academy)
CreateArrow Vale RSA Academy My schools list
Worcestershire 43.4 21 0.06 22% 3.52 27.8
Marshland High School (Academy)
CreateMarshland High School My schools list
Norfolk 43.4 21 Average 0.05 47% 3.9 27.6
Holy Trinity Catholic and Church of England School (Academy)
CreateHoly Trinity Catholic and Church of England School My schools list
Barnsley 43 23 Average 0.01 17% 3.67 27.6
IES Breckland (Academy)
CreateIES Breckland My schools list
Suffolk 42.6 24 Average 0 12% 3.53 27.7
Winterhill School (Academy)
CreateWinterhill School My schools list
Rotherham 42.5 25 Average -0.01 15% 3.24 27.5
Loreto High School Chorlton (Maintained school)
CreateLoreto High School Chorlton My schools list
Manchester 42.4 26 Average -0.14 35% 3.64 27.6
Rye College (Academy)
CreateRye College My schools list
East Sussex 42.4 26 Average -0.05 16% 3.49 27.8
Wilmington Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
CreateWilmington Academy My schools list
Kent 42.4 26 Average -0.06 15% 3.39 28
Outwood Academy Shafton (Academy)
CreateOutwood Academy Shafton My schools list
Barnsley 41.7 29 Average -0.14 9% 3.21 27.6
Brighton Aldridge Community Academy (Academy)
CreateBrighton Aldridge Community Academy My schools list
Brighton and Hove 41.4 30 Average -0.14 46% 3.28 27.5
Capital City Academy (Academy)
CreateCapital City Academy My schools list
Brent 41.2 31 Average -0.13 60% 3.62 27.5
Bishop Stopford's School (Maintained school)
CreateBishop Stopford's School My schools list
Enfield 41.1 32 Below average -0.31 32% 3.47 27.6
Lincoln Christ's Hospital School (Academy)
CreateLincoln Christ's Hospital School My schools list
Lincolnshire 41.1 32 Below average -0.21 62% 3.76 27.6
North Shore Academy (Academy)
CreateNorth Shore Academy My schools list
Stockton-on-Tees 40.8 34 Average -0.19 13% 3.25 27.7
Moor End Academy (Academy)
CreateMoor End Academy My schools list
Kirklees 40.7 35 Below average -0.21 80% 3.83 27.5
The Bishop David Brown School (Academy)
CreateThe Bishop David Brown School My schools list
Surrey 40.6 36 Average -0.18 36% 3.42 27.5
York High School (Academy)
CreateYork High School My schools list
York 40.3 37 Below average -0.27 26% 3.54 27.6
Paget High School (Maintained school)
CreatePaget High School My schools list
Staffordshire 39.9 38 Average -0.18 15% 3.25 27.1
Redbridge Community School (Maintained school)
CreateRedbridge Community School My schools list
Southampton 39.8 39 Below average -0.32 53% 3.5 27.6
Chessington School (Maintained school)
CreateChessington School My schools list
Kingston upon Thames 39.7 40 Below average -0.48 10% 3.06 27.6
The Birley Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Birley Academy My schools list
Sheffield 39.6 41 Below average -0.28 31% 3.3 27.6
North Walsham High School (Maintained school)
CreateNorth Walsham High School My schools list
Norfolk 39 42 Below average -0.41 24% 3.4 27.6
Airedale Academy (Academy)
CreateAiredale Academy My schools list
Wakefield 38.3 43 Below average -0.46 39% 3.23 27.7
Walker Riverside Academy (Academy)
CreateWalker Riverside Academy My schools list
Newcastle upon Tyne 38.2 44 Below average -0.41 22% 3.16 27.9
Oak Wood School (Maintained school)
CreateOak Wood School My schools list
Hillingdon 37.9 45 Below average -0.46 26% 3.24 27.6
Easthampstead Park Community School (Maintained school)
CreateEasthampstead Park Community School My schools list
Bracknell Forest 37.7 46 Well below average -0.58 19% 3.11 27.6
Fortis Academy (Academy)
CreateFortis Academy My schools list
Birmingham 36.5 47 Well below average -0.52 23% 3.11 27.7
Huntcliff School (Academy)
CreateHuntcliff School My schools list
North Lincolnshire 36.5 47 Well below average -0.62 16% 3.09 27.8
Bay Leadership Academy (Academy)
CreateBay Leadership Academy My schools list
Lancashire 36 49 Well below average -0.72 1% 2.78 27.9
Thamesview School (Maintained school)
CreateThamesview School My schools list
Kent 35.8 50 Well below average -0.79 56% 3.16 27.6
The Deanes (Academy)
CreateThe Deanes My schools list
Essex 35 51 Well below average -0.79 12% 2.69 27.8
Darwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio (Academy)
CreateDarwen Aldridge Enterprise Studio My schools list
Blackburn with Darwen 34.4 52 -1.06 0% 2.5 27.7
Bristol Technology and Engineering Academy (Academy)
CreateBristol Technology and Engineering Academy My schools list
South Gloucestershire 34.1 53 -0.83 1% 2.46 27.7
Lyng Hall School (Academy)
CreateLyng Hall School My schools list
Coventry 33.7 54 Well below average -0.57 18% 2.52 27.2
Broadlands Academy (Academy)
CreateBroadlands Academy My schools list
Bath and North East Somerset 33 55 Well below average -0.98 12% 2.8 27.9
Type of school or college

Attainment 8 score

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

Position within the group

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

Progress 8 score

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 English Baccalaureate opens in a new window qualifications including sciences, computer science, history, geography and languages, and 3 other additional approved qualifications opens in a new window .

In a small number of cases, pupils can have extremely negative progress scores that disproportionately affect a school’s overall progress score. To reduce the impact of these extreme scores, we set a limit on how negative a pupil’s progress score can be when calculating the school average. This will normally apply to 1 or 2 pupils per school, if any. Where a pupil’s score is more negative than this minimum value, an adjusted score will replace the pupil’s original progress score for the purpose of calculating a school’s overall progress average.

A score above zero means pupils made more progress, on average, than pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2.

A score below zero means pupils made less progress, on average, than pupils across England who got similar results at the end of key stage 2.

A negative progress score does not mean pupils made no progress, or the school has failed, rather it means pupils in the school made less progress than other pupils across England with similar results at the end of key stage 2.

Detailed guide to Progress 8 opens in a new window - for more information about how the Progress 8 score is calculated.

Pupils included in a school's Progress 8 score

Pupils who have no key stage 2 results (for example, those arriving at secondary school from an independent school or abroad) are not included in the Progress 8 measure. See the Secondary Accountability Measures opens in a new window guidance for more information

Schools and colleges not covering full Progress 8 period

Some schools start educating pupils partway through the 5-year period covered by Progress 8, which should be taken into account when comparing their results with schools that start at Key Stage 3. Progress 8 is not the most appropriate performance measure for university technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges. These establishments typically start educating pupils at age 14, with a focus on preparing pupils for their future careers by providing an integrated academic and professional education. Other headline measures, particularly pupil destinations, are more important for these establishments.

Entering EBacc

A pupil is considered to have entered for the English Baccalaureate if they entered for qualifications in English, maths, sciences, a language and either history or geography. The English Baccalaureate opens in a new window (EBacc) is not a test or qualification; it is a measure used to provide information about a particular range of qualifications.

University technical colleges, studio schools and some further education colleges with key stage 4 provision provide a specialist technical and professional education. It is not appropriate to expect the same rates of EBacc entry from these types of schools and colleges. They should decide on a case-by-case basis whether their specialist curriculum is compatible with the full EBacc.

EBacc average point score

The EBacc APS calculates a pupil's average point scores across the 5 pillars of the English Baccalaureate, allocating points to a pupil's best grades and dividing by 6 (the science grades count in 2 pillars, meaning a total of 6 pillars) to create an average point score per pupil. This measure is an average across the subjects (i.e. we divide the total by 6) and so is on a different scale to Attainment 8 which we calculated by simply awarding points score across 8 qualifications (without dividing the total).

This measure is based on the better result of either English language or English literature when both subjects are taken, maths, the best 2 results from the single sciences (3 out of 4 must be taken), or results from the combined science, the better result from either geography or history and the best result in languages.

For more information about how the EBacc average point score is calculated view the detailed guide to EBacc APS opens in a new window .

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 test results in reading and maths.

Back to top
Is there anything wrong with this page? Click to expand

Updating page