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Financial Benchmarking

Financial Benchmarking 


The school uses the Department for Education’s (DfE’s) Schools Financial Benchmarking website to find similar schools and then compares their per-pupil revenue and expenditure data against spending at Whitworth Community High School. This allows the school to identify areas where spending is comparatively high or low. It is important to also understand the information behind the data and to consider it in context. 


The Headteacher and Business Manager work closely with Governors when considering financial decisions and the Leadership Team are also consulted when developing the systems and processes the school has in place to help ensure spending is efficient and results in the best outcomes for our pupils.


To view the school’s entry on the Government’s Financial Benchmarking Service - please click here


We can confirm that there is one employee at WCHS who has a gross annual salary of £100,000 or more. 

Whitworth Community High School,
Hall Fold, Whitworth, Rossendale,
Lancashire, OL12 8TS