Secondary league tables 2013: Best advanced academic results

This table lists the 100 schools and colleges in England with the best results in A-level and other advanced academic qualifications.

The schools are ranked on the average points scored per student.

Ties have been broken on the number of students in the institution who took the relevant qualifications.

Schools where the full-time equivalent of fewer than 30 pupils took the qualifications are not included.

Best performing schools

Academy Community Faith Free school Independent school Selective school College Others Links in the table below will take you to the Department for Education’s website
(Rank) School name
Local authority
Average point scoreWhat does this mean?
(Rank) School name Local authority Average point scoreWhat does this mean?
ACC SEL Christian
(1) Colchester Royal Grammar School
Essex 1412
IND Christian
(2) King's College School
Merton 1344.7
IND
(3) Sevenoaks School
Kent 1333
ACC SEL
(4) Altrincham Grammar School for Girls
Trafford 1269.4
ACC SEL
(5) King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
Essex 1265.8
ACC SEL Christian
(6) King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys
Birmingham 1264.9
IND Church of England
(7) King Edward's School
Birmingham 1250.2
IND
(8) St Clare's, Oxford
Oxfordshire 1241.3
ACC SEL
(9) Pate's Grammar School
Gloucestershire 1234.7
ACC SEL
(10) Colyton Grammar School
Devon 1215.8
ACC SEL Christian
(11) King Edward VI Handsworth School
Birmingham 1209.4
IND Church of England
(12) The Lady Eleanor Holles School
Richmond upon Thames 1206
IND Christian
(13) King Edward VI High School for Girls
Birmingham 1201.9
IND
(14) North London Collegiate School
Harrow 1197.1
ACC SEL
(15) Dartford Grammar School
Kent 1193.4
ACC SEL
(16) Invicta Grammar School
Kent 1188.3
ACC SEL
(17) The Tiffin Girls' School
Kingston upon Thames 1176.3
ACC
(18) Hockerill Anglo-European College
Hertfordshire 1174.4
IND
(19) Withington Girls' School
Manchester 1165.8
ACC Church of England
(20) The Blue Coat CofE School
Oldham 1162.3
ACC SEL
(21) Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet
Barnet 1157.4
IND
(22) Loughborough High School
Leicestershire 1152.8
IND
(23) Hampton School
Richmond upon Thames 1147.4
VA SEL Church of England
(24) St Olave's and St Saviour's Grammar School
Bromley 1145.7
IND Church of England
(25) Wycombe Abbey School
Buckinghamshire 1145.3
ACC SEL
(26) Colchester County High School for Girls
Essex 1142.9
ACC SEL
(27) Tiffin School
Kingston upon Thames 1142.2
ACC SEL
(28) Lancaster Girls' Grammar School
Lancashire 1141.6
ACC SEL
(29) Altrincham Grammar School for Boys
Trafford 1140
ACC SEL
(30) Chelmsford County High School for Girls
Essex 1134.4
IND
(31) The Stephen Perse Foundation
Cambridgeshire 1132.6
ACC SEL
(32) Heckmondwike Grammar School
Kirklees 1131.8
IND Church of England
(33) Westminster School
Westminster 1131.4
ACC SEL
(34) The Blue Coat School
Liverpool 1130.5
ACC SEL Church of England
(35) Wilson's School
Sutton 1129.5
IND
(36) Queen Elizabeth Grammar School
Wakefield 1129
FD SEL
(37) Bacup and Rawtenstall Grammar School
Lancashire 1127.6
ACC SEL Christian
(38) King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls
Birmingham 1127
ACC SEL
(=39) Caistor Grammar School
Lincolnshire 1121.8
VA SEL Roman Catholic
(=39) St Michael's Catholic Grammar School
Barnet 1121.8
ACC SEL
(41) Highsted Grammar School
Kent 1118.8
IND
(42) The Godolphin and Latymer School
Hammersmith and Fulham 1114.1
IND Church of England
(43) Queen Ethelburga's College
North Yorkshire 1111.6
ACC SEL
(44) Southend High School for Boys
Southend-on-Sea 1109.9
ACC SEL Christian
(45) Lancaster Royal Grammar School
Lancashire 1107.5
IND Church of England
(46) St Paul's School
Richmond upon Thames 1106.5
IND
(47) Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle
Kensington and Chelsea 1103.8
IND
(48) Wakefield Girls' High School
Wakefield 1102
ACC SEL
(49) Stratford Girls' Grammar School
Warwickshire 1101.3
IND
(50) Concord College
Shropshire 1094.5
IND
(51) Nottingham High School
Nottingham 1093.9
IND Christian
(52) Magdalen College School
Oxfordshire 1093.7
ACC SEL
(53) Devonport High School for Boys
Plymouth 1092.3
ACC SEL
(54) Tonbridge Grammar School
Kent 1089.7
FD SEL
(55) Wolverhampton Girls' High School
Wolverhampton 1089.4
CY SEL
(56) Dover Grammar School for Girls
Kent 1087.1
ACC SEL
(57) Reading School
Reading 1087
IND Church of England
(58) St Catherine's School
Surrey 1086.3
IND Christian
(59) St Albans School
Hertfordshire 1083.8
ACC SEL
(60) Nonsuch High School for Girls
Sutton 1083.6
ACC SEL
(61) Queen Mary's Grammar School
Walsall 1078.5
ACC SEL
(62) Southend High School for Girls
Southend-on-Sea 1078.1
IND
(63) Hymers College
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 1077.5
IND Church of England
(64) Yarm School
Stockton-on-Tees 1077.2
ACC SEL
(65) Dr Challoner's Grammar School
Buckinghamshire 1070.1
VA Roman Catholic
(66) St Benedict's Catholic School
Suffolk 1069.9
ACC SEL
(67) Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls
Birmingham 1069.2
IND
(68) Birkdale School
Sheffield 1068.3
IND
(69) Sir William Perkins's School
Surrey 1067.3
IND Christian
(=70) Harrow School
Harrow 1066
IND Church of England
(=70) Wellington College
Bracknell Forest 1066
ACC SEL
(72) High School for Girls
Gloucestershire 1065.1
IND Church of England
(73) James Allen's Girls' School
Southwark 1064.4
ACC SEL
(74) Sir Thomas Rich's School
Gloucestershire 1062.4
ACC SEL
(75) Westcliff High School for Girls
Southend-on-Sea 1061.5
IND
(76) Bellerbys College Brighton
Brighton and Hove 1061
IND Church of England
(77) Tonbridge School
Kent 1059.5
Sixth Form College
(78) Greenhead College
Kirklees 1058.7
ACC SEL Christian
(79) King Edward VI Five Ways School
Birmingham 1058
IND
(80) Wolverhampton Grammar School
Wolverhampton 1056.3
IND Christian
(81) The Cheltenham Ladies' College
Gloucestershire 1053.7
IND
(82) Windermere School & Windermere Preparatory School
Cumbria 1050.9
ACC SEL
(83) Wirral Grammar School for Boys
Wirral 1049.5
ACC SEL
(84) Kesteven and Sleaford High School Selective Academy
Lincolnshire 1049.3
IND
(85) St Paul's Girls' School
Hammersmith and Fulham 1048.8
ACC Church of England
(86) The King's (the Cathedral) School
Peterborough 1048.7
IND Church of England
(87) Malvern College
Worcestershire 1046.6
IND Christian
(88) The Abbey School Reading
Reading 1045.4
IND Christian
(89) Guildford High School
Surrey 1044.2
ACC SEL
(90) Sir Roger Manwood's School
Kent 1044
ACC SEL
(91) West Kirby Grammar School
Wirral 1043.5
ACC SEL
(92) Bishop Vesey's Grammar School
Birmingham 1043
IND
(93) Bolton School Girls' Division
Bolton 1040.8
ACC SEL
(94) Barton Court Grammar School
Kent 1039.1
ACC SEL
(95) Aylesbury Grammar School
Buckinghamshire 1038.5
IND
(96) Oxford High School GDST
Oxfordshire 1037.5
IND Church of England
(97) Leicester Grammar School Trust
Leicestershire 1037.2
ACC SEL
(98) Newport Girls' High School
Telford and Wrekin 1037
IND Church of England/Christian
(99) Radley College
Oxfordshire 1034.9
IND Quaker
(100) Bootham School
York 1034.8
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