Compare to similar schools

Schools similar toBrentwood County High School

'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
The St Thomas the Apostle College (Maintained school) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles opens a popup
CreateThe St Thomas the Apostle College My schools list
Southwark 53.4 1 Well above average 1 54% 4.79 28.1
Vandyke Upper School (Academy) Open help text for Better performing and within 75 miles opens a popup
CreateVandyke Upper School My schools list
Central Bedfordshire 50.6 2 0.49 39% 4.45 28.4
Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy (Academy)
CreateOrmiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy My schools list
Stoke-on-Trent 50.5 3 Above average 0.48 3% 3.48 28.5
Norwood School (Maintained school)
CreateNorwood School My schools list
Lambeth 49.5 4 Above average 0.33 26% 4.11 28.4
Oasis Academy Coulsdon (Academy)
CreateOasis Academy Coulsdon My schools list
Croydon 49.3 5 Above average 0.39 62% 4.42 28.4
The Vale Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Vale Academy My schools list
North Lincolnshire 49 6 Above average 0.36 13% 4.14 28.3
Wellfield School (Maintained school)
CreateWellfield School My schools list
County Durham 48.6 7 Above average 0.3 24% 4.03 28.5
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School (Maintained school)
CreateElizabeth Garrett Anderson School My schools list
Islington 48.2 8 Above average 0.34 4% 3.87 28.4
The Blandford School (Maintained school)
CreateThe Blandford School My schools list
Dorset 48.2 8 Above average 0.25 27% 4.22 28.4
Ferryhill Business and Enterprise College (Academy)
CreateFerryhill Business and Enterprise College My schools list
County Durham 47.9 10 Average 0.22 14% 3.45 28.3
Park Hall Academy (Academy)
CreatePark Hall Academy My schools list
Solihull 47.9 10 Above average 0.23 6% 3.81 28.3
Hendon School (Academy)
CreateHendon School My schools list
Barnet 47.3 12 Average 0.12 52% 4.32 27.9
Wadebridge School (Academy)
CreateWadebridge School My schools list
Cornwall 47.2 13 Above average 0.18 30% 4.06 28.3
Hatch End High School (Academy)
CreateHatch End High School My schools list
Harrow 46.5 14 Average 0.07 69% 4.11 28.4
Ecclesfield School (Academy)
CreateEcclesfield School My schools list
Sheffield 45.5 15 Average -0.01 56% 4.02 28.3
Parkfield School (Academy)
CreateParkfield School My schools list
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole 45.2 16 Average 0.32 71% 4.34 28.1
Sir Harry Smith Community College (Academy)
CreateSir Harry Smith Community College My schools list
Cambridgeshire 45.1 17 Average -0.05 27% 3.84 28.2
Sir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn (Academy)
CreateSir William Robertson Academy, Welbourn My schools list
Lincolnshire 45.1 17 Average 0 49% 3.98 28.5
Beaumont Leys School (Maintained school)
CreateBeaumont Leys School My schools list
Leicester 45 19 Average 0.02 18% 3.85 28.1
Christ The King Voluntary Academy (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
CreateChrist The King Voluntary Academy My schools list
Nottinghamshire 45 19 Average -0.02 54% 3.84 28.3
Saint Pius X Catholic High School A Specialist School in Humanities (Maintained school)
CreateSaint Pius X Catholic High School A Specialist School in Humanities My schools list
Rotherham 44.9 21 Average -0.08 31% 3.89 28.5
Barnwood Park School (Maintained school)
CreateBarnwood Park School My schools list
Gloucestershire 44.8 22 Average -0.1 25% 3.71 28.5
Ely College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
CreateEly College My schools list
Cambridgeshire 44.7 23 Average -0.1 61% 4.09 28.1
Whitecross Hereford (Academy)
CreateWhitecross Hereford My schools list
Herefordshire, County of 44.7 23 Average -0.09 14% 3.76 28.2
The Regis School (Academy)
CreateThe Regis School My schools list
West Sussex 44.4 25 Average -0.06 37% 3.78 28.4
Oriel High School (Maintained school)
CreateOriel High School My schools list
West Sussex 44.3 26 Average -0.11 20% 3.81 28.4
Chace Community School (Maintained school)
CreateChace Community School My schools list
Enfield 43.9 27 Average -0.14 56% 3.87 28.3
Manor Community Academy (Academy)
CreateManor Community Academy My schools list
Hartlepool 43.3 28 Below average -0.21 6% 3.29 28.3
Consett Academy (Academy)
CreateConsett Academy My schools list
County Durham 43.2 29 Below average -0.2 31% 3.53 28.2
Haggerston School (Maintained school)
CreateHaggerston School My schools list
Hackney 43.1 30 Average -0.15 33% 3.68 28.2
The Burgess Hill Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Burgess Hill Academy My schools list
West Sussex 43 31 Below average -0.27 31% 3.75 28.3
St Edmunds Catholic Academy (Academy)
CreateSt Edmunds Catholic Academy My schools list
Wolverhampton 42.8 32 Below average -0.24 70% 3.87 28.3
Shoeburyness High School (Academy)
CreateShoeburyness High School My schools list
Southend-on-Sea 42.6 33 Below average -0.29 22% 3.42 28.4
Castle View Enterprise Academy (Academy)
CreateCastle View Enterprise Academy My schools list
Sunderland 42.5 34 Below average -0.28 11% 3.5 28.5
Drapers' Academy (Academy)
CreateDrapers' Academy My schools list
Havering 42.4 35 Below average -0.28 16% 3.39 28.3
Haberdashers' Abraham Darby (Academy)
CreateHaberdashers' Abraham Darby My schools list
Telford and Wrekin 42.4 35 Below average -0.34 36% 3.69 28.5
Whittington Green School (Maintained school)
CreateWhittington Green School My schools list
Derbyshire 42.4 35 Average -0.27 12% 3.62 28.1
Bodmin College (Academy)
CreateBodmin College My schools list
Cornwall 42.3 38 Below average -0.36 10% 3.41 28
The Leigh Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Leigh Academy My schools list
Kent 42.1 39 Below average -0.35 28% 3.38 28.5
Stratton Upper School (Academy)
CreateStratton Upper School My schools list
Central Bedfordshire 41.9 40 -0.35 35% 3.73 28.3
Brentwood County High School (Academy)
CreateBrentwood County High School My schools list
Essex 41.5 41 Below average -0.41 29% 3.57 28.4
Bideford College (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
CreateBideford College My schools list
Devon 41.1 42 Below average -0.44 64% 3.87 28.4
Philips High School (Maintained school)
CreatePhilips High School My schools list
Bury 40.8 43 Below average -0.46 44% 3.63 28.4
Chichester High School (Academy)
CreateChichester High School My schools list
West Sussex 40.2 44 Well below average -0.54 22% 3.44 28.4
Corpus Christi Catholic High School (Maintained school)
CreateCorpus Christi Catholic High School My schools list
Lancashire 40.2 44 Below average -0.46 14% 3.16 28.3
Thornhill Academy (Academy)
CreateThornhill Academy My schools list
Sunderland 40.2 44 Well below average -0.53 33% 3.28 28
Hayle Academy (Academy)
CreateHayle Academy My schools list
Cornwall 40.1 47 Below average -0.5 23% 3.6 28.2
Ortu Gable Hall School (Academy)
CreateOrtu Gable Hall School My schools list
Thurrock 39.9 48 Well below average -0.54 42% 3.39 28.4
Alderwood School (Maintained school)
CreateAlderwood School My schools list
Hampshire 37.7 49 Well below average -0.77 37% 3.43 28.4
Rose Bridge Academy (Academy)
CreateRose Bridge Academy My schools list
Wigan 37.5 50 Well below average -0.8 1% 2.71 28.4
Miltoncross Academy (Academy)
CreateMiltoncross Academy My schools list
Portsmouth 36.2 51 Well below average -0.91 82% 3.34 28.3
South Devon UTC (Academy) Open help text for Similar percentage of disadvantaged pupils opens a popup
CreateSouth Devon UTC My schools list
Devon 35.4 52 -1.1 0% 2.8 28.4
Siddal Moor Sports College (Maintained school)
CreateSiddal Moor Sports College My schools list
Rochdale 35 53 Well below average -1.03 3% 2.75 28.5
E-Act Royton and Crompton Academy (Academy)
CreateE-Act Royton and Crompton Academy My schools list
Oldham 33.1 54 Well below average -1.18 6% 2.57 28.4
The Lancaster Academy (Academy)
CreateThe Lancaster Academy My schools list
Leicester 29.5 55 Well below average -1.22 18% 2.46 28.1
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 teacher assessment for writing and test results in reading and maths.

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

Updating page