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Tuesday, 4 August, 1998, 19:43 GMT 20:43 UK
GCSE - Top 200 schools (1 - 50)
This table shows the top 50 of 200 English schools with the best performance at GCSE, ranked by the proportion of pupils achieving at least five A* to C-grade passes.

Schools achieving the same percentage are ordered by the number of pupils taking the exams.

The table also shows last year's percentage and, in brackets, its rank in the same table.

Figures following school name include number of pupils entered.

  97 (rank) 96 (rank)
  A*-C % A*-C %
 
001 The Manchester Grammar School, Manchester
IND SEL BOYS 10-19 214 100 (1) 100 (1)
002 Newcastle-under-Lyme School, Newcastle-under-Lyme
IND SEL MIXED 8-19 170 100 (1) 98 (3)
003 St Paul's School, London
IND SEL BOYS 7-19 160 100 (1) 98 (3)
004 King's College School, London
IND SEL BOYS 7-18 153 100 (1) 100 (1)
005 King Edward VI School, Southampton
IND SEL MIXED 10-19 144 100 (1) 99 (2)
006 The King's School Canterbury, Canterbury
IND SEL MIXED 12-19 130 100 (1) 99 (2)
007 King Edward VI Handsworth School, Birmingham
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 128 100 (1) 99 (2)
008 City of London School, London
IND SEL BOYS 9-19 127 100 (1) 98 (3)
009 Haberdashers' Aske's School for Girls, Borehamwood
IND SEL GIRLS 4-19 126 100 (1) 97 (4)
010 Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Clitheroe, Lancs
GM SEL MIXED 11-18 125 100 (1) 100 (1)
011 Westcliff High School for Girls, Westcliff-on-Sea
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 124 100 (1) 94 (7)
012 Trinity School, Croydon
IND SEL BOYS 9-19 121 100 (1) 95 (6)
013 Churston Grammar School, Brixham, Devon
C SEL MIXED 11-18 119 100 (1) 97 (4)
014 The Rochester Girls' Grammar School, Rochester, Kent
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 116 100 (1) 97 (4)
015 The Abbey School, Reading
IND SEL GIRLS 4-18 115 100 (1) 100 (1)
016 Newstead Wood School for Girls (GM), Orpington
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 111 100 (1) 100 (1)
017 The Judd School, Tonbridge
VA SEL BOYS 11-18 109 100 (1) 99 (2)
018 Bradford Girls' Grammar School, Bradford
IND SEL GIRLS 3-19 106 100 (1) 100 (1)
019 Colyton Grammar School, Colyton
GM SEL MIXED 11-18 105 100 (1) 100 (1)
020 Bancrofts School, Woodford Green
IND SEL MIXED 7-19 104 100 (1) 100 (1)
021 Croydon High School, South Croydon
IND SEL GIRLS 4-19 104 100 (1) 100 (1)
022 Queen Mary's High School, Walsall
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 100 100 (1) 98 (3)
023 Merchant Taylors' School for Girls, Liverpool
IND SEL GIRLS 4-18 99 100 (1) 100 (1)
024 King Edward VI Camp Hill Girls' School, Birmingham
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 98 100 (1) 99 (2)
025 Kingston Grammar School, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey
IND SEL MIXED 10-19 96 100 (1) 100 (1)
026 St Peter's School, York
IND SEL MIXED 7-19 94 100 (1) 97 (4)
027 Kendrick Girls' Grammar School, Reading
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 94 100 (1) 97 (4)
028 King Edward VI Camp Hill School (Boys), Birmingham
GM SEL BOYS 11-18 93 100 (1) 100 (1)
029 Leeds Girls' High School, Leeds
IND SEL GIRLS 3-19 93 100 (1) 100 (1)
030 St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, London
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 93 100 (1) 99 (2)
031 Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Chelmsford
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 92 100 (1) 100 (1)
032 Surbiton High School, Kingston upon Thames
IND SEL MIXED 4-19 91 100 (1) 92 (9)
033 St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School, Orpington
GM SEL BOYS 11-18 91 100 (1) 100 (1)
034 King Edward VI Grammar School (GM), Chelmsford
GM SEL BOYS 11-18 91 100 (1) 98 (3)
035 King Edward VI Aston School, Birmingham
GM SEL BOYS 11-18 90 100 (1) 96 (5)
036 Leicester Grammar School, Leicester
IND SEL MIXED 9-19 90 100 (1) 97 (4)
037 Wolverhampton Girls' High School, Wolverhampton
GM SEL GIRLS 11-18 90 100 (1) 99 (2)
038 King Edward's School, Bath
IND SEL BOYS 7-19 84 100 (1) 97 (4)
039 Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton, N Yorks
VA SEL BOYS 11-18 84 100 (1) 100 (1)
040 Central Newcastle High School, Newcastle upon Tyne
IND SEL GIRLS 4-18 84 100 (1) 98 (3)
041 Wolverhampton Grammar School, Wolverhampton
IND SEL MIXED 10-19 84 100 (1) 100 (1)
042 Loughborough High School, Loughborough
IND SEL GIRLS 10-18 83 100 (1) 100 (1)
043 Putney High School, London
IND SEL GIRLS 4-19 80 100 (1) 100 (1)
044 Reading Blue Coat School, Reading
IND SEL BOYS 10-19 79 100 (1) 99 (2)
045 King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham
IND SEL GIRLS 11-19 77 100 (1) 100 (1)
046 Magdalen College School, Oxford
IND SEL BOYS 9-19 76 100 (1) 99 (2)
047 Shrewsbury High School, Shrewsbury
IND SEL GIRLS 4-19 74 100 (1) 97 (4)
048 Tormead School, Guildford
IND SEL GIRLS 4-18 71 100 (1) 100 (1)
049 Withington Girls' School, Manchester
IND SEL GIRLS 6-18 69 100 (1) 100 (1)
050 Clifton High School, Bristol
IND SEL GIRLS 2-19 63 100 (1) 99 (2)

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