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How different areas performed
There are wide variations in the performance of different areas of England as seen in the annual results tables for 2004.

The table below shows the 150 local education authorities ranked on the basis of their schools' achievements in the proportion of students getting the equivalent of at least five good GCSEs.

The other columns are:

VA - the average value added score, showing the progress children made between leaving primary school and taking their GCSEs.

A/AS - the average points per student scored in A-level, AS-level and Key Skills exams.

Click the name of any authority to see the results for all its schools.

LEA GCSE VA A/AS
Isles of Scilly 92.9% 1042.4 -
Redbridge 68.1% 1019.9 257.7
Sutton 66.4% 999.1 312.0
Buckinghamshire 65.9% 1004.3 299.8
Kingston upon Thames 63.9% 996.9 266.5
Trafford 63.8% 1002.0 320.2
Havering 62.5% 991.7 274.2
Poole 62.2% 1004.1 259.9
Wokingham 62.2% 996.3 277.5
Gateshead 62.1% 993.3 238.1
Bromley 61.7% 994.6 253.3
Barnet 61.2% 997.6 264.9
West Berkshire 60.9% 997.8 270.5
Gloucestershire 60.8% 1000.7 284.2
North Yorkshire 60.7% 990.3 289.2
Harrow 60.5% 1008.9 219.5
Solihull 60.2% 982.9 235.4
Bath and North East Somerset 60.1% 998.4 249.8
Cheshire 60.0% 994.6 270.8
Windsor and Maidenhead 59.6% 993.3 262.4
Shropshire 59.5% 994.5 263.1
Dorset 59.0% 998.3 253.7
Surrey 58.6% 987.3 266.6
Warrington 58.6% 995.0 263.5
Hampshire 58.4% 991.9 280.3
Hertfordshire 58.4% 987.2 253.4
Rutland 58.2% 991.8 -
Herefordshire 57.5% 995.0 319.6
Lincolnshire 57.4% 993.8 288.9
Suffolk 57.3% 997.8 264.9
Southend-on-Sea 57.2% 989.7 293.9
Bexley 56.6% 992.9 272.4
Wiltshire 56.5% 992.9 270.2
Slough 56.5% 996.0 263.6
York 56.5% 987.6 280.7
Somerset 56.4% 992.1 268.3
Northumberland 56.2% 992.8 249.7
Cambridgeshire 56.2% 991.2 289.5
Kent 55.8% 993.4 266.4
Kensington and Chelsea 55.8% 984.4 249.6
East Riding of Yorkshire 55.6% 992.0 261.0
Essex 55.4% 991.6 273.7
Sefton 55.3% 978.6 259.6
Cumbria 55.3% 983.7 278.6
Richmond upon Thames 55.1% 983.3 247.6
Worcestershire 54.9% 996.3 268.0
Devon 54.9% 992.2 265.5
North Somerset 54.9% 983.8 281.8
Cornwall 54.7% 988.8 253.5
Leicestershire 54.7% 989.9 261.0
Brent 54.5% 1000.2 230.8
Warwickshire 54.3% 993.1 275.5
East Sussex 54.2% 991.2 228.6
Camden 54.2% 988.5 243.8
Wirral 54.0% 981.7 278.3
West Sussex 53.9% 989.2 252.2
Bury 53.9% 983.9 267.3
Lancashire 53.8% 987.6 292.0
Bournemouth 53.8% 975.5 308.4
England 53.7% - 269.2
Derbyshire 53.6% 990.5 272.5
Ealing 53.0% 1003.9 263.1
Torbay 53.0% 993.1 275.9
Stockport 53.0% 980.1 246.1
Calderdale 52.8% 985.0 232.8
Hounslow 52.4% 990.2 221.9
Bracknell Forest 52.4% 985.9 230.6
North Tyneside 52.4% 980.5 239.6
Enfield 52.0% 995.6 227.3
Croydon 51.8% 992.6 188.6
Plymouth 51.8% 988.5 252.7
Birmingham 51.2% 988.2 251.2
Oxfordshire 51.2% 984.3 245.5
Bedfordshire 51.2% 989.2 257.8
Wigan 51.2% 983.9 290.9
Dudley 51.1% 993.2 249.7
Northamptonshire 51.0% 983.7 238.4
Staffordshire 51.0% 985.7 240.5
Norfolk 50.5% 989.2 243.4
Medway 50.1% 990.7 252.6
South Gloucestershire 50.0% 982.2 241.6
Wakefield 50.0% 980.2 264.2
Hammersmith and Fulham 49.9% 992.8 211.7
Telford and Wrekin 49.5% 989.3 269.7
Newham 49.4% 1014.6 193.1
Brighton and Hove 49.4% 983.8 268.0
North Lincolnshire 49.2% 977.3 299.0
Wandsworth 49.1% 991.4 212.9
Redcar and Cleveland 49.0% 974.7 265.0
Darlington 48.9% 975.5 301.4
Derby 48.8% 985.7 240.7
Hartlepool 48.6% 975.3 257.2
Peterborough 48.4% 983.6 234.7
Wolverhampton 48.4% 987.8 201.3
Milton Keynes 48.2% 992.7 237.6
Tower Hamlets 47.8% 1000.3 191.2
Hillingdon 47.8% 972.8 236.4
Lambeth 47.7% 1006.0 183.6
St Helens 47.7% 968.7 273.3
Nottinghamshire 47.4% 978.9 252.0
Kirklees 47.3% 984.2 315.6
Waltham Forest 47.1% 998.4 209.0
Rochdale 46.7% 976.6 224.3
Durham 46.6% 975.6 238.8
Swindon 46.4% 983.5 222.1
Barking and Dagenham 46.3% 971.9 201.3
Lewisham 46.2% 988.6 203.0
Merton 46.1% 980.7 258.3
Islington 46.0% 986.3 168.3
Bolton 45.9% 974.0 245.9
Rotherham 45.9% 981.4 265.3
Stockton-on-Tees 45.8% 975.5 255.2
Newcastle upon Tyne 45.6% 968.9 209.1
Coventry 45.4% 982.4 225.1
Oldham 45.3% 979.6 264.0
Thurrock 45.3% 990.7 214.8
Leeds 45.3% 964.4 253.5
Reading 45.1% 977.5 274.9
Hackney 45.1% 1016.5 173.9
South Tyneside 45.1% 971.5 206.0
Tameside 44.7% 979.5 256.6
Sheffield 44.7% 973.0 243.0
Liverpool 44.6% 968.7 225.1
Sunderland 44.2% 975.5 269.1
Southampton 44.2% 978.1 245.2
Halton 43.9% 971.9 212.7
Westminster 43.9% 971.8 209.2
Isle of Wight 43.9% 969.3 222.8
Luton 43.8% 983.7 211.7
Stoke-on-Trent 43.6% 979.3 245.6
Walsall 43.5% 975.9 231.7
Blackburn with Darwen 43.1% 978.9 233.1
Haringey 43.1% 994.2 208.7
Leicester 42.9% 980.0 237.2
Portsmouth 41.8% 967.4 224.5
Southwark 41.6% 997.7 152.5
Doncaster 41.0% 967.2 244.9
Middlesbrough 40.8% 963.2 194.7
Barnsley 40.7% 969.0 240.1
Greenwich 40.2% 984.7 175.6
Bradford 39.8% 980.9 221.3
Manchester 39.5% 963.8 234.5
North East Lincolnshire 39.2% 966.1 255.4
Salford 38.3% 955.2 228.6
Knowsley 38.1% 947.9 180.6
Sandwell 38.0% 975.0 161.4
Nottingham 37.7% 962.8 279.4
Blackpool 36.8% 967.2 273.7
Bristol 35.1% 959.9 229.5
Kingston Upon Hull 34.4% 950.2 259.2



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