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The best of the best

This page shows the 201 highest attaining primary schools in England at national curriculum Level 5 in the Key Stage 2 tests taken by 11-year-olds in 2008.

That is the level above the standard for their age group, and is usually expected of children three years older.

The table shows the aggregate score out of a maximum possible 300 achieving Level 5 in the three test subjects, English, maths and science: all the schools had at least 211.

Click here for a fuller explanation of the figures.

School Area L5
Combe Church of England Primary School Oxfordshire 293
Hall Meadow Primary School Northamptonshire 293
Dean Gibson Catholic Primary School Cumbria 277
St Patrick's CofE Junior and Infant School Solihull 273
Our Lady of Victories Catholic Primary School Wandsworth 268
Crigglestone Dane Royd Junior and Infant School Wakefield 267
St Joseph's RC Junior Infant and Nursery School Oldham 265
Hopton Primary School Kirklees 264
Heversham St Peter's CofE Primary School Cumbria 264
Christ Church Church of England Primary School, Shooters Hill Greenwich 263
Bledlow Ridge School Buckinghamshire 263
John Keble Church of England Primary School Hampshire 263
Longstone CofE Primary School Derbyshire 263
North Cheshire Jewish Primary School Stockport 260
Wetheringsett Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Suffolk 258
Lady Jane Grey Primary School Leicestershire 256
Fox Primary School Kensington and Chelsea 256
St Germans Primary School Cornwall 255
Westhouses Primary School Derbyshire 255
St Michael and All Angels Church of England (Aided) Primary School Leicestershire 254
Bredhurst Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Kent 253
St Dominic Catholic Primary School Hertfordshire 253
Moseley Church of England Primary School Birmingham 252
Allithwaite CofE Primary School Cumbria 250
Flintham Primary School Nottinghamshire 250
St James' Roman Catholic Primary School Bromley 248
Shincliffe CofE (Controlled) Primary School Durham 248
Newton Farm Nursery, First and Middle School Harrow 247
Prestolee Primary School Bolton 247
Kildwick Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School North Yorkshire 247
Claverdon Primary School Warwickshire 246
Foxmoor Primary School Gloucestershire 246
St Patrick's Catholic Primary and Nursery School Nottinghamshire 245
King David Junior School Manchester 245
Grimley and Holt CofE Primary School Worcestershire 245
Wilby Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Suffolk 245
St Mark's Church of England Primary School Bromley 244
Broughton Jewish Cassel Fox Primary School Salford 243
Orchard Church of England Primary School Leicestershire 243
Manor Primary School Wolverhampton 242
Our Lady of Pity Catholic Primary School Wirral 242
Christ Church Primary School, Hampstead Camden 241
Pershore, Holy Redeemer Catholic Primary School Worcestershire 240
William Gilbert End Primary School Derbyshire 240
Appleton Church of England (A) Primary School Oxfordshire 240
Clenchwarton Community Primary School Norfolk 239
Boston St Mary's RC Primary School Lincolnshire 239
Hursthead Junior School Stockport 238
Yalding, St Peter and St Paul Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Kent 237
St Edward's Catholic Primary School, Boston Spa Leeds 236
Great Missenden CofE Combined School Buckinghamshire 236
Lambton Primary School Sunderland 236
Crowlees Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior and Infant School Kirklees 235
Turton and Edgworth CofE/Methodist Controlled Primary School Blackburn with Darwen 235
Bentley Church of England Primary School Hampshire 234
Pownall Green Primary School Stockport 233
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Wakefield 233
Great Chesterford Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Essex 233
St Ambrose Barlow Catholic Primary School Birmingham 233
Oakridge Primary School Staffordshire 232
St Nicholas CE VA Primary School Hertfordshire 232
Hasmonean Primary School Barnet 232
Lowercroft Primary School Bury 231
St Mary's Catholic Primary School Waltham Forest 231
St Paul's CofE Primary School NW7 Barnet 231
Scawsby Saltersgate Junior School Doncaster 231
St Thomas More Catholic Primary School Leicester 230
St Finian's Catholic Primary School West Berkshire 230
Avigdor Hirsch Torah Temimah Primary School Brent 229
South Farnham Community Junior School Surrey 229
Threshfield School North Yorkshire 229
Eastington Primary School Gloucestershire 229
Whetstone Field Primary School Walsall 229
Greenmount Primary School Bury 229
St Edmund Campion Catholic Primary School Nottinghamshire 229
Romsley St Kenelm's CofE Primary School Worcestershire 229
St Paul's CofE Primary School Enfield 229
Burley and Woodhead CofE Primary School Bradford 229
Spinfield School Buckinghamshire 229
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Bradford 228
Gotherington Primary School Gloucestershire 228
Egloskerry School Cornwall 227
Langham Primary School Essex 227
Stretton St Matthew's CofE Primary School Warrington 227
Stockcross Church of England School West Berkshire 227
St Mary's Catholic Primary School South Gloucestershire 227
Roecliffe Church of England Primary School North Yorkshire 227
Gretton Primary School Gloucestershire 227
St Joseph's RC Primary School Dudley 226
William Ransom Primary School Hertfordshire 226
Enmore Church of England Primary School Somerset 226
St Christopher's Catholic Primary School Staffordshire 226
Woodplumpton St Anne's CofE Primary School Lancashire 225
Rowledge Church of England Controlled Primary School Hampshire 225
Holy Trinity Primary School South Gloucestershire 225
The London Oratory School Hammersmith and Fulham 225
Ripley Endowed Church of England School North Yorkshire 225
The Pochin School Leicestershire 225
St Therese of Lisieux Primary School Stockton-on-Tees 225
Kneesall CofE Primary School Nottinghamshire 225
Lothersdale Community Primary School North Yorkshire 225
Brinscall St John's CofE and Methodist Primary School Lancashire 224
Long Marston VA Church of England Primary School Hertfordshire 224
Saint Bede's Catholic VA Primary School Redcar and Cleveland 224
St Luke's Catholic Primary School Cheshire 224
Montrose School Leicester 224
Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, Sowerby Bridge Calderdale 223
Yerbury Primary School Islington 223
Woodborough Church of England Aided Primary School Wiltshire 223
SS Philip and James' Church of England Aided Primary School Oxford Oxfordshire 223
St Peter's Eaton Square CofE Primary School Westminster 223
St Aidan's Catholic Primary School Croydon 223
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Junior School, Reddish, Stockport Stockport 223
Bishop Road Primary School Bristol 223
West Hill Primary School Devon 223
Bradleys Both Community Primary School North Yorkshire 223
St Andrew's Church of England Primary School Devon 223
Redhill Foundation Primary School Derbyshire 223
St Theresa's RC School Barnet 223
St Peter's Catholic Primary School Tameside 222
English Martyrs' Catholic Primary Derbyshire 222
The Deans Primary School Salford 221
Witton-le-Wear Primary School Durham 221
St Berteline's CofE Primary School Halton 221
St John's Church of England (VA) Combined School, Lacey Green Buckinghamshire 221
Highcroft Junior School South Gloucestershire 220
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School Birmingham 220
St Joseph and St Teresa Catholic Primary School Somerset 220
Leighton Primary School Cheshire 220
Dunnington CofE Primary School Warwickshire 220
Waycroft Primary School Bristol 219
St Osmund's Catholic Primary School Richmond-upon-Thames 219
Mickle Trafford Village School Cheshire 219
Bathwick St Mary Church of England Primary School Bath and NE Somerset 219
Eastbury Farm Junior Mixed Infant and Nursery School Hertfordshire 219
St Patrick's Catholic Primary School, Corby Northamptonshire 218
Groombridge St Thomas' Church of England Primary School East Sussex 218
St John Vianney RC Primary School Newcastle-upon-Tyne 218
Baltonsborough Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Somerset 218
Kirk Smeaton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School North Yorkshire 218
The Gerrards Cross Church of England School Buckinghamshire 218
Bramhope Primary School Leeds 218
Penshurst Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Kent 218
Stanton Harcourt CofE Primary School Oxfordshire 218
St Gilbert's RC Primary School Salford 217
Galley Hill Primary School Redcar and Cleveland 217
Delph Primary School Oldham 217
Christ Church CofE Primary School Kensington and Chelsea 217
St Mary and All Saints CofE Primary School Buckinghamshire 217
Bidborough Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Kent 217
Fellside Community Primary School Gateshead 217
Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary RC Primary School Stockton-on-Tees 217
Dunton Green Primary School Kent 217
St Anne's Catholic Primary School, Streetly Walsall 216
Wood End School Hertfordshire 216
St Mary and St John Catholic Primary School Wigan 216
Greetland Primary School Calderdale 216
Childwall Church of England Primary School Liverpool 216
Adlington Primary School Cheshire 215
St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Primary School Milton Keynes 215
Bournes Green Junior School Southend-on-Sea 215
Danesfield School Buckinghamshire 215
Barnes Primary School Richmond-upon-Thames 215
Greswold Primary School Solihull 215
St Mary's CofE Primary School Wandsworth 215
Sandgate Primary School Kent 215
Boxted St Peter's Church of England School Essex 215
Newburgh Church of England Primary School Lancashire 215
Ashdene Primary School Cheshire 214
St Gabriel's Catholic Primary School Cheshire 214
Furneux Pelham Church of England School Hertfordshire 214
Wyke Primary School Surrey 214
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Wetherby Leeds 214
St Mary's RC Primary School Dudley 214
Ramsbottom Stubbins Primary School Lancashire 213
Hill Top CofE Primary School Bradford 213
Salway Ash Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Dorset 213
Birdlip Primary School Gloucestershire 213
All Saints CofE (VA) Primary School, Leek Wootton Warwickshire 213
Willow Primary School Doncaster 213
Boringdon Primary School Plymouth 213
Rushcroft Primary School Oldham 213
Parkfield Primary School Somerset 213
St John's CofE (C) Primary School Staffordshire 213
Wybunbury Delves CofE Primary School Cheshire 213
Lingfield Primary School Middlesbrough 213
St William's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School Durham 213
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Hertfordshire 212
Poulton-le-Fylde St Chad's CofE Primary School Lancashire 212
Walker Primary School Enfield 212
Millbrook Primary School Tameside 212
Rooks Nest Junior, Infant and Nursery School Wakefield 212
St Bonaventure's Catholic Primary School Bristol 212
Worcester, Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Primary Worcestershire 211
Cawthorne Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Barnsley 211
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Hertfordshire 211
Broughton-in-Amounderness Church of England Primary School Lancashire 211
Sheen Mount Primary School Richmond-upon-Thames 211
St Cuthbert Mayne Catholic Primary School, Cranleigh Surrey 211
William Levick Primary School Derbyshire 211
Staunton and Corse Church of England Primary School Gloucestershire 211



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