This school is much larger than the average-sized secondary school. Most students are of White British heritage. The proportion of students who speak English as an additional language is below average. A small percentage of the students is supported at school action. This proportion is well below national average. The proportion of those supported at school action plus or with statements of special educational needs is below the average. The school has a resource unit for students with visual impairment, currently supporting 7 students. A lower than average proportion of students is supported through the pupil premium which provides additional funding for students in local authority care and those known to be eligible for free school meals. The school meets the government’s current floor standards which set the minimum expectations for students’ attainment and progress. The school uses part- and full-time alternative off-site provision for 12 students at local colleges and workplace providers. The school quality assures these institutions.