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How different areas performed
There are wide variations in the performance of different areas of England in their schools' exam results.

The table below shows 149 local authorities ranked on the basis of their schools' achievements in the proportion of students achieving the Level 2 threshold - equivalent to at least five GCSEs at grades A*-C

Other columns show the average point score at this level, value added measure and A/AS-level points.

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

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LEA Level 2 APS VA A-level
Isles of Scilly 82.6% 504.6 1038.3 -
Trafford 70.2% 395.0 1002.4 340.3
Redbridge 70.0% 402.1 1019.4 265.9
Sutton 68.0% 400.4 1001.1 324.1
Buckinghamshire 67.6% 398.1 1003.8 309.9
Kingston upon Thames 67.6% 390.6 1005.6 275.2
Rutland 66.5% 381.6 1002.5 -
Gateshead 65.5% 399.1 988.5 242.7
Solihull 64.2% 372.5 986.5 246
Barnet 64.1% 382.4 1002.8 281.1
Bromley 64.0% 373.8 996.5 259.7
Poole 63.8% 384.8 1003.5 292.3
Bath and North East Somerset 63.5% 374.0 997.6 257.2
Shropshire 63.2% 379.1 993.8 285.4
Gloucestershire 62.8% 376.5 999.5 298.7
North Yorkshire 62.7% 369.9 993.7 295.4
Harrow 61.9% 373.2 1008.1 244
Hertfordshire 61.8% 370.7 991.7 262.5
Kensington and Chelsea 61.8% 355.0 981.7 263.5
Southend-on-Sea 61.6% 382.3 988.4 309.2
Surrey 61.3% 365.0 986.9 277.5
Warrington 61.3% 357.7 993.5 272.2
Havering 61.2% 383.2 992.9 285.2
East Riding of Yorkshire 61.2% 367.3 995.5 268.1
Hampshire 60.9% 370.9 992.8 296.6
West Berkshire 60.9% 367.5 995.6 283.3
Dorset 60.8% 373.9 999.4 261.1
Wokingham 60.8% 368.1 995.5 271.8
York 60.6% 362.0 995.5 290.9
Cheshire 60.2% 356.6 989.5 276.1
Kent 59.8% 366.0 996.9 273.5
Ealing 59.5% 374.2 1014.7 258.5
Windsor and Maidenhead 59.5% 366.7 996.9 256.4
Lincolnshire 59.0% 372.2 994.1 298.2
Hammersmith and Fulham 59.0% 366.5 995.1 242.2
Northumberland 58.9% 356.8 990.4 262.6
Cambridgeshire 58.8% 364.2 995.8 295.5
Suffolk 58.3% 362.2 999.9 281.2
Wiltshire 58.1% 360.0 995.3 279.2
Hounslow 57.9% 366.5 998.3 234.6
Bury 57.8% 339.0 985.4 285.1
Bexley 57.5% 362.2 989.2 279.4
North Somerset 57.4% 360.7 989.5 279.1
Warwickshire 57.3% 363.6 991.1 275.9
Sefton 57.3% 358.2 980.7 250.8
Brent 57.3% 356.6 1004.1 248.5
Leicestershire 57.1% 357.9 986.8 272.6
Cumbria 57.1% 357.1 983.0 286.2
Wirral 56.8% 351.3 985.3 276.4
Herefordshire 56.7% 364.4 993.1 322.9
Birmingham 56.7% 360.1 991.0 258.3
Lancashire 56.7% 355.7 989.3 308.4
Somerset 56.6% 363.7 993.1 275.3
Essex 56.6% 363.0 989.6 282.7
Darlington 56.6% 356.6 973.2 310.1
Wakefield 56.4% 352.2 981.6 263.9
Slough 56.2% 360.2 991.2 274.6
Devon 55.9% 363.6 995.2 275.4
West Sussex 55.9% 349.3 989.7 259.2
Cornwall 55.8% 358.8 991.5 255.4
Worcestershire 55.7% 356.9 993.6 277
St. Helens 55.7% 346.9 972.0 279.6
South Gloucestershire 55.5% 362.1 988.7 247.4
Derbyshire 55.4% 353.1 991.9 273
Wolverhampton 55.1% 349.9 988.5 202.4
Brighton and Hove 55.0% 362.4 989.9 275.9
Stockton-on-Tees 54.9% 353.1 980.8 262.8
East Sussex 54.9% 350.4 989.7 251
Richmond upon Thames 54.9% 347.7 977.7 259.9
Plymouth 54.8% 345.2 987.2 249.1
Calderdale 54.7% 345.8 985.1 257.3
Stockport 54.7% 337.0 982.6 256.9
Croydon 54.5% 355.2 992.9 214.8
Staffordshire 54.5% 350.3 987.3 254.6
Oxfordshire 54.4% 355.1 989.8 256.7
Bracknell Forest 54.3% 356.3 991.5 237.7
Wandsworth 54.1% 356.6 995.1 220.9
Telford and Wrekin 53.9% 366.6 986.0 271.9
Peterborough 53.8% 354.8 986.3 265.4
Bedfordshire 53.8% 350.3 991.7 264.9
North Tyneside 53.7% 343.4 979.3 239.2
Dudley 53.5% 351.1 994.1 265.1
Derby 53.4% 339.4 993.3 242.1
Torbay 53.1% 348.3 985.5 302.8
Lambeth 53.0% 350.8 1005.7 209.1
Norfolk 52.6% 341.7 987.5 255.9
Newcastle Upon Tyne 52.3% 326.1 970.8 220.8
Medway 52.2% 350.2 990.9 280.1
Northamptonshire 52.0% 349.5 981.8 253
Bournemouth 52.0% 338.7 975.8 311
Oldham 51.9% 331.1 978.0 272.8
Hartlepool 51.8% 361.6 978.9 262.9
Camden 51.8% 328.1 984.6 252.9
Wigan 51.7% 338.7 985.2 316.2
Tameside 51.7% 336.7 985.0 254.6
South Tyneside 51.7% 335.4 971.3 206.7
Enfield 51.7% 332.6 994.0 226.8
Milton Keynes 51.6% 351.7 995.7 242.3
Sunderland 51.5% 347.1 975.4 286.2
Durham 51.2% 336.3 973.0 258.9
Kirklees 51.1% 335.4 981.3 323.6
Newham 51.0% 354.7 1009.1 212.9
Hillingdon 51.0% 336.2 976.4 254.4
Tower Hamlets 50.9% 354.4 997.6 204.2
North Lincolnshire 50.9% 337.0 978.9 323.1
Barking and Dagenham 50.8% 345.0 976.8 202.1
Bolton 50.7% 340.3 977.0 260.2
Luton 50.3% 334.1 985.7 215.2
Swindon 50.1% 335.3 980.0 221.4
Leeds 49.6% 321.0 969.2 258.1
Rotherham 49.5% 328.0 974.2 268.7
Lewisham 49.4% 342.8 995.8 211.7
Halton 49.2% 330.7 976.8 246.5
Rochdale 49.2% 329.4 982.2 196.1
Thurrock 49.1% 336.6 991.6 219.4
Waltham Forest 49.1% 330.0 999.6 226.2
Liverpool 49.1% 322.3 968.7 226.9
Redcar and Cleveland 48.3% 327.1 964.9 263.2
Stoke-on-Trent 48.1% 333.2 973.7 244.6
Haringey 47.7% 307.3 1003.1 188.8
Hackney 47.3% 310.3 1003.0 173.5
Southwark 47.2% 336.5 1001.9 184.1
Nottinghamshire 47.1% 324.4 974.9 249.1
Merton 47.1% 315.1 977.1 245.7
Southampton 47.1% 314.3 976.1 244.6
Blackburn with Darwen 46.9% 321.6 980.4 233.3
City of Westminster 46.8% 315.6 972.5 209.9
Sheffield 46.7% 320.7 974.3 252.8
Bradford 46.6% 316.4 983.2 232.6
Reading 46.4% 324.0 974.5 310.4
Coventry 46.4% 320.9 977.7 230.1
Walsall 46.2% 320.2 974.5 239.6
Portsmouth 46.0% 309.6 969.2 235.6
Greenwich 45.7% 320.8 987.9 170.6
Middlesbrough 45.7% 306.4 965.6 194.7
Salford 45.6% 313.5 962.9 252.3
Isle of Wight 45.5% 314.6 978.3 237.8
Leicester 45.5% 307.7 977.8 236.9
Barnsley 45.4% 320.3 973.0 242.9
Knowsley 44.6% 301.0 953.7 172.1
Doncaster 44.5% 317.4 967.5 245.2
Islington 44.2% 301.0 984.7 184.3
Kingston upon Hull, City of 44.0% 297.3 954.3 242.3
Manchester 43.9% 296.0 966.2 249.9
Sandwell 43.0% 313.3 979.8 182.3
North East Lincolnshire 42.6% 315.7 966.4 276
Nottingham 41.5% 294.4 968.6 282.8
Blackpool 40.7% 294.3 964.4 271.9
Bristol, City of 36.5% 278.3 960.8 242.9



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