Regional picture: GCSE results

The map and table below show how different local authorities compare on the key benchmark of the percentage of pupils achieving five good GCSEs. The national average is 58.2%.

Map showing school performance

Compare secondary schools in your area

Local authority What does this mean? Five good GCSEs or equivalents (%) What does this mean? Average point score
Sutton 74.7% 533.4
Kensington and Chelsea 73.1% 551.8
Hammersmith and Fulham 71.3% 492.6
Kingston upon Thames 71% 492.4
Trafford 69.8% 514
Buckinghamshire 69.7% 486.6
Barnet 68.8% 481.1
Redbridge 68.5% 459.7
Isles of Scilly 68.4% 447.5
Slough 68.1% 485.6
Wokingham 67.6% 467.5
Bromley 67.2% 501.2
Hertfordshire 66.9% 482.4
Darlington 65.7% 520.5
Southend-on-Sea 65% 495.4
Stockport 64.6% 473.3
Harrow 64.6% 452.9
Cheshire East 64.4% 492.1
Warrington 64.3% 457.2
Bath and North East Somerset 64.2% 466.7
Wirral 64.1% 468.7
Havering 63.9% 459.7
Surrey 63.4% 465
Windsor and Maidenhead 63.3% 509.2
Bexley 63.3% 496.4
North Yorkshire 63.2% 488.6
Richmond upon Thames 63.2% 473.7
Westminster 63.1% 457.7
Gloucestershire 62.9% 448.1
Bury 62.8% 469.6
Hounslow 62.5% 486.4
Lincolnshire 62.2% 500.6
York 62.1% 505.5
Brent 62.1% 435.6
Solihull 61.7% 524.1
Wandsworth 61.7% 484.1
Tower Hamlets 61.4% 458.1
Lambeth 61.1% 467.8
Croydon 61% 501.5
Rutland 60.8% 468.6
Hampshire 60.8% 460.3
Warwickshire 60.7% 490.6
Wiltshire 60.5% 447.2
Gateshead 60.3% 523.1
Camden 60.2% 418.4
Thurrock 60.1% 503.5
Lancashire 60.1% 482
Worcestershire 60.1% 464.2
West Berkshire 60.1% 444.6
Durham 60% 538.1
Shropshire 59.9% 455.3
Merton 59.8% 475.2
Bracknell Forest 59.6% 493.1
Bolton 59.6% 483.4
Hillingdon 59.5% 497.4
Sefton 59.5% 476.9
Cheshire West and Chester 59.5% 454.8
Enfield 59.5% 450.2
Dorset 59.5% 447.9
Kent 59.4% 487.3
Calderdale 59.4% 481.4
Central Bedfordshire 59.4% 459.6
Kirklees 59.3% 493
Cambridgeshire 59.2% 447.6
West Sussex 58.6% 449.5
North Tyneside 58.5% 484.8
Dudley 58.5% 470.8
Newham 58.5% 438.9
Derbyshire 58.4% 463.8
East Sussex 58.4% 458.8
Devon 58.4% 437.6
Birmingham 58.2% 504.9
Essex 58.2% 462.4
Southwark 58% 477.3
Telford and Wrekin 57.9% 513.5
South Tyneside 57.7% 536.8
Wolverhampton 57.7% 495.7
Northumberland 57.7% 484.7
Nottinghamshire 57.6% 484.8
Herefordshire 57.5% 482
North Somerset 57.5% 477.6
Wakefield 57.4% 525.6
Oxfordshire 57.4% 446.4
Stockton-on-Tees 57.3% 475.3
Ealing 57.3% 454
Bournemouth 57.3% 441.9
Haringey 57.3% 411.2
Torbay 57.2% 487.4
Barking and Dagenham 57.2% 455
Poole 57.2% 443.6
Wigan 57.1% 465.1
Cumbria 57% 463.6
Somerset 57% 460.9
Hackney 57% 431.7
Derby 56.9% 483.4
Leicestershire 56.9% 466.8
Blackburn with Darwen 56.9% 443
Plymouth 56.8% 467.8
Rotherham 56.7% 496.9
Luton 56.7% 491.4
Staffordshire 56.5% 471
Hartlepool 56.4% 459.3
Halton 56.3% 487.6
Walsall 56.3% 486.6
Bedford Borough 56.2% 490.8
Oldham 56.1% 479.2
Reading 55.9% 494.4
Lewisham 55.9% 405.8
Medway 55.7% 502.3
St Helens 55.7% 474.4
Tameside 55.6% 476.8
South Gloucestershire 55.5% 462.6
Sunderland 55.4% 516.8
East Riding of Yorkshire 55.4% 470.5
Norfolk 55.4% 428.8
Northamptonshire 55.3% 450.7
Redcar and Cleveland 55% 479
Liverpool 55% 477.8
Cornwall 54.8% 479
Coventry 54.7% 517.9
Suffolk 54.7% 428.6
Greenwich 54.5% 436.3
Doncaster 54.4% 540.2
Waltham Forest 54.3% 432.4
North East Lincolnshire 54.2% 513.5
Leeds 53.7% 488.8
Rochdale 53.4% 440.2
Salford 52.9% 515.2
Brighton and Hove 52.8% 440.6
Newcastle upon Tyne 52.6% 494.9
North Lincolnshire 52.4% 493.2
Swindon 52.4% 456.3
Milton Keynes 52.1% 480.3
Leicester 52.1% 465.4
Manchester 51.8% 467
Southampton 51.7% 461.1
Bristol, City of 50.2% 441.8
Sandwell 50% 483.8
Sheffield 49.4% 466.5
Peterborough 49.4% 461.5
Islington 49.4% 436.3
Isle of Wight 49.1% 439.5
Stoke-on-Trent 48.2% 488.3
Bradford 47.5% 471.5
Nottingham 46.7% 449.6
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 46.3% 499.4
Blackpool 46.2% 482.3
Portsmouth 45.5% 427.1
Barnsley 44.4% 446.6
Middlesbrough 40.9% 455.2
Knowsley 40.8% 421.1
What do the table headers mean?
Average point score
The average number of points netted per pupil at the institution taking AS/A-level or equivalent qualifications
Pupils with five good GCSEs
The percentage of pupils getting grades A*-C in five GCSE - or equivalent qualifications - including maths and English

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