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Top A-level results in school league tables

This page shows the top institutions ranked on the basis of their pupils' A/AS-level and equivalent results in 2009.

All had average points per student of more than 1000. Smaller schools, with fewer than 30 exam entrants, are not ranked.

We have included information on admissions policy and any specialism.

BEST A-LEVEL RESULTS IN ENGLAND 2009
Name, area TYPE VA APS
Colchester Royal Grammar School, Essex FD SC,L SEL MIXED 990.1 1354.7
Colyton Grammar School, Devon FD SC,LEPP,LPS SEL MIXED 990.2 1330.4
Hampton School, Richmond upon Thames IND BOYS 994.9 1319.7
King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham IND GIRLS 1004.9 1243.8
Withington Girls' School, Manchester IND GIRLS 1004.2 1216.4
Sevenoaks School, Kent IND MIXED 1054.5 1207.2
King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford, Essex FD SC,L,LEPP SEL MIXED 981.1 1206.3
Wilson's School, Sutton VA M&C,A SEL BOYS 999 1202.6
King's College School, Merton IND BOYS 1040.5 1198.6
The Tiffin Girls' School, Kingston upon Thames FD M&C,L SEL GIRLS 977.6 1198.6
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Birmingham VA SC,AL,H SEL BOYS 1003.9 1190.3
Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire IND GIRLS 1005.4 1180.6
King Edward's School, Birmingham IND BOYS 992.6 1180.4
Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Essex FD T,L,Mu SEL GIRLS 1027.2 1176.5
Warwick School, Warwickshire IND BOYS 989.5 1169.8
Lancaster Girls' Grammar School, Lancashire FD T,L,LEPP SEL GIRLS 984.3 1169.4
Pate's Grammar School, Gloucestershire VA L,SC SEL MIXED 996.6 1166.1
St Swithun's School, Hampshire IND GIRLS 1000.5 1164.4
The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Richmond upon Thames IND GIRLS 1005.2 1161.6
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham VA M&C,L SEL GIRLS 961.9 1150.1
Perse School for Girls, Cambridgeshire IND MIXED 1019.8 1149.9
King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham VA H,SC SEL MIXED 984.2 1149.1
Loughborough High School, Leicestershire IND GIRLS 1007.5 1146.4
Norwich High School for Girls GDST, Norfolk IND GIRLS 988.1 1143.5
Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Trafford FD L,TS SEL GIRLS 985 1140.7
King Edward VI School, Warwickshire VA H SEL BOYS 993.3 1140.2
Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, Birmingham CY SC,LPS SEL GIRLS 970 1139
Dover Grammar School for Girls, Kent CY H SEL GIRLS 925.7 1135.1
North London Collegiate School, Harrow IND GIRLS 1022.7 1129.1
Ermysted's Grammar School, North Yorkshire VA SC SEL BOYS 1018 1128.7
Lycee Francais Charles De Gaulle, Kensington and Chelsea IND MIXED 1012.2 1127.3
Nonsuch High School for Girls, Sutton FD SC,L SEL GIRLS 954.8 1125.2
Wolverhampton Girls' High School, Wolverhampton FD L,LEPP SEL GIRLS 1010.4 1122.5
Loughborough Grammar School, Leicestershire IND BOYS 994.5 1120
The Mount School, York IND GIRLS 1053 1111.9
Merchant Taylors' School, Hertfordshire IND BOYS 1003.4 1108.5
Cardinal Newman College, Lancashire 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 1016 1106.7
King Edward VI Handsworth School, Birmingham VA A,SC SEL GIRLS 995.8 1106.3
The Blue Coat School, Liverpool VA SC SEL MIXED 1015.7 1106
Westminster School, Westminster IND MIXED 1004 1102.9
Hymers College, Kingston upon Hull IND MIXED 1001.3 1102.9
City of London Freemen's School, Surrey IND MIXED 1012.3 1101.7
Wirral Grammar School for Girls, Wirral CY L,H,SC SEL GIRLS 977 1101.2
Wakefield Girls' High School, Wakefield IND GIRLS 996.5 1098.7
Winstanley College, Wigan 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 989.2 1098.3
Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Torbay FD L,B&E SEL BOYS 972.5 1098.1
Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Trafford FD L,SC SEL BOYS 980.4 1095.3
St Catherine's School, Surrey IND GIRLS 1030.4 1094.9
Derby High School, Derby IND GIRLS 1013.1 1094.5
James Allen's Girls' School, Southwark IND GIRLS 1017.3 1091.5
Southend High School for Girls, Southend on Sea FD L,RATL SEL MIXED 975.5 1085.1
Tormead School, Surrey IND GIRLS 1017 1084.6
Nottingham High School, Nottingham IND BOYS 1008 1081.9
St Paul's Girls' School, Hammersmith and Fulham IND GIRLS 1014.4 1080.7
Concord College, Shropshire IND MIXED # 1080.2
Ripon Grammar School, North Yorkshire CY E SEL MIXED 1000.7 1076.9
Westcliff High School for Boys, Southend on Sea FD H,SC SEL BOYS 976.6 1075.2
Colchester County High School for Girls, Essex FD SC,L,LEPP SEL GIRLS 1000.8 1075
Wallington County Grammar School, Sutton FD SC,AL SEL MIXED 1003.1 1074.6
Yarm School, Stockton-on-Tees IND MIXED 987.2 1073.9
Lancaster Royal Grammar School, Lancashire VA T,L,M&C SEL BOYS 974.8 1073.1
Invicta Grammar School, Kent CY B&E,L SEL MIXED 1017.9 1072.4
Kendrick School, Reading FD SC,L SEL GIRLS 1008.3 1071.9
Tonbridge Grammar School, Kent FD M&C,L,LEPP SEL MIXED 1001 1071.5
Magdalen College School, Oxfordshire IND BOYS 1011.5 1071.3
Oxford High School GDST, Oxfordshire IND GIRLS 1019.4 1070.7
Downe House School, West Berkshire IND GIRLS 1018.2 1069.5
Hockerill Anglo-European College, Hertfordshire FD L,Mu,LEPP,TS COMP MIXED 1022 1068.5
Caistor Grammar School, Lincolnshire FD Sp,H SEL MIXED 994.1 1068.4
Southend High School for Boys, Southend on Sea FD L,LEPP SEL MIXED 987.3 1066.2
Highsted Grammar School, Kent FD SC SEL MIXED 991.6 1065.1
Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School, Lancashire FD M&C,TS SEL MIXED 968.6 1064.8
St Clare's, Oxford, Oxfordshire IND MIXED < 1064.6
Birkdale School, Sheffield IND MIXED 1003.9 1064.3
The Grange School, Cheshire West & Chester IND MIXED 1035.6 1062.3
Heckmondwike Grammar School, Kirklees FD T,L,TS SEL MIXED 973.5 1061.9
St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, Barnet VA L SEL GIRLS 965.6 1059.7
Merchant Taylors' School for Girls, Sefton IND GIRLS 997.2 1058.6
St Benedict's Catholic School, Suffolk VA M&C,SEN C&L COMP MIXED 1004.2 1055.7
Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet, Barnet FD Mu,TS SEL BOYS 988.2 1055.2
High School for Girls, Gloucestershire CY L,SC SEL MIXED 975.8 1055
Eton College, Windsor and Maidenhead IND BOYS 1018.6 1053.6
St Paul's School, Richmond upon Thames IND BOYS 996.1 1053.1
St Albans School, Hertfordshire IND MIXED 1027.2 1052.7
Peter Symonds College, Hampshire 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 999.3 1052.5
Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar School for Girls A Specialist College for Language and Science, Warwickshire CY L,SC SEL GIRLS 984.8 1050
Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall VA L,B&E SEL BOYS 985.5 1044.8
Greenhead College, Kirklees 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 1009.6 1043.9
The Cheltenham Ladies' College, Gloucestershire IND GIRLS 1013.3 1041.7
The Crossley Heath School, Calderdale FD L,YST SEL MIXED 995.7 1041
Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, Birmingham VA L,TS SEL MIXED 1001 1039.9
Welbeck, the Defence Sixth Form College, Leicestershire MODFC NA MIXED 943.3 1038.9
Poole Grammar School, Poole FD M&C,SEN C&L SEL BOYS 976.8 1038.5
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, Lancashire FD L SEL MIXED 978 1037.7
Guildford High School, Surrey IND GIRLS 1013.1 1037.3
Sixth Form College Farnborough, Hampshire 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 1003.2 1036.6
Skipton Girls' High School, North Yorkshire FD E,LEPP SEL GIRLS 992.2 1030.9
St Alban's Catholic High School, Suffolk VA T,SEN C&L COMP MIXED 990 1028.2
The Becket School, Nottinghamshire VA SC,H COMP MIXED 998.8 1023.5
Nottingham Girls' High School GDST, Nottingham IND GIRLS 993.3 1023.2
Bolton School Girls' Division, Bolton IND GIRLS 992.1 1022.8
King Edward VI College Stourbridge, Dudley 6th Fm Coll NA MIXED 1002.6 1021.2
Sale Grammar School, Trafford FD A,SC SEL MIXED 976.2 1020.9
West Kirby Grammar School, Wirral FD SC SEL GIRLS 970.7 1020.1
King Edward VI Aston School, Birmingham VA Sp,LPS SEL BOYS 1000.6 1019.9
Spalding High School, Lincolnshire CY Sp SEL MIXED 976.3 1019
Bourne Grammar School, Lincolnshire VC A SEL MIXED 960.8 1016.9
Sir William Perkins's School, Surrey IND GIRLS 1005.8 1016.6
Alleyn's School, Southwark IND MIXED 1016.1 1015.9
Sir Thomas Rich's School, Gloucestershire CY L,SC,RATL SEL MIXED 971.1 1015
Sir Roger Manwood's School, Kent FD L,M&C SEL MIXED 986.3 1013.5
St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School, Bromley VA M&C,SC SEL MIXED 1011.3 1013
Leicester Grammar School, Leicester IND MIXED 1015.9 1012.9
Bury Grammar School (Girls), Bury IND GIRLS 1011.5 1011.6
The Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith and Fulham IND GIRLS 1030.7 1011.4
Badminton School, Bristol IND GIRLS 1005.5 1011
Bootham School, York IND MIXED 1019.6 1010.5
Bablake School, Coventry IND MIXED 1009.6 1010.4
The King's School, Peterborough VA SC,LEPP COMP MIXED 978.4 1010.3
ACS Cobham International School, Surrey IND MIXED < 1009
Bradford Girls' Grammar School, Bradford IND GIRLS 997.4 1008.6
Harrow School, Harrow IND BOYS 1018.8 1008.1
Bolton School Boys' Division, Bolton IND BOYS 1002.9 1007.6
Thomas Telford School, Telford and Wrekin CTC COMP MIXED 999.3 1007.1
St Mary's Catholic Comprehensive School, Menston, Leeds VA Sp COMP MIXED 982.8 1006.7
Wolverhampton Grammar School, Wolverhampton IND MIXED 1025.1 1006.7
St Mary's School Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead IND GIRLS 1016 1006.7
Parkstone Grammar School, Poole FD SC,L SEL GIRLS 999 1006.3
St Mary's Catholic High School, Derbyshire VA L,M&C COMP MIXED 982.4 1004
Dixie Grammar School, Leicestershire IND MIXED 982.2 1003.4
Radley College, Oxfordshire IND BOYS 1017.4 1003.3
Whitgift School, Croydon IND BOYS 992.2 1003.2
King Edward VII and Queen Mary School, Lancashire IND MIXED 968.9 1001.2


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