Secondary league tables 2013: Best advanced vocational results

This table lists the 100 schools and colleges in England with the best results in advanced vocational 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 Church of England
(1) Archbishop Holgate's School, A Church of England Academy
York 1051.6
AC
(2) West Lakes Academy
Cumbria 1010.9
ACC
(3) Rainham School for Girls
Medway 994.4
AC
(4) Darwen Aldridge Community Academy
Blackburn with Darwen 972.1
AC
(5) Sandwell Academy
Sandwell 965.1
CY
(6) Haslingden High School
Lancashire 964.7
ACC
(7) Heath Park
Wolverhampton 960.8
Sixth Form College Roman Catholic
(8) Cardinal Newman College
Lancashire 959.6
AC
(9) Brooke Weston Academy
Northamptonshire 920.1
CTC
(10) Thomas Telford School
Telford and Wrekin 902.6
ACC
(11) Biddulph High School
Staffordshire 883
AC
(12) Outwood Academy Adwick
Doncaster 879.9
ACC
(13) The Ravensbourne School
Bromley 872.4
ACC
(14) Bullers Wood School
Bromley 871.9
CY
(15) Westfield Community Technology College
Hertfordshire 870.8
ACC
(16) Lordswood Girls' School and Sixth Form Centre
Birmingham 864.8
ACC Roman Catholic
(17) St John's School & Sixth Form College - A Catholic Academy
County Durham 855.8
AC Church of England
(18) Trinity Academy, Halifax
Calderdale 848.8
AC
(19) Willenhall E-ACT Academy
Walsall 845.5
AC
(20) Harris Academy Falconwood
Bexley 844.3
ACC
(21) Don Valley School and Performing Arts College
Doncaster 844.2
ACC
(22) Barr Beacon School
Walsall 842.2
FD
(23) Aylesford School - Sports College
Kent 841.7
FD Church of England
(24) St George's Church of England Foundation School
Kent 833.9
CY
(25) Colton Hills Community School
Wolverhampton 832
FD
(26) Bruntcliffe School
Leeds 830.7
IND
(27) The Faculty of Queen Ethelburga's
North Yorkshire 829.5
ACC
(28) Writhlington School
Bath and North East Somerset 827.1
CY
(29) Morecambe Community High School
Lancashire 825.7
ACC Roman Catholic
(30) Carmel College, A Catholic Academy
Darlington 823.1
FD
(31) Rainhill High School
St. Helens 820.4
ACC
(32) The Mirfield Free Grammar and Sixth Form
Kirklees 815.4
ACC
(33) John Cleveland College
Leicestershire 812.5
VA Roman Catholic
(34) St Bede's Catholic Comprehensive School and Byron College
County Durham 810.9
CY
(35) Barnwell School
Hertfordshire 810.8
Sixth Form College
(36) Wyke Sixth Form College
Kingston Upon Hull, City of 808.6
ACC
(37) Glenthorne High School
Sutton 807.6
ACC
(38) Walton High
Milton Keynes 807.4
CTC
(39) BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology
Croydon 807
ACC
(40) Whickham School
Gateshead 806.4
ACC
(41) Tendring Technology College
Essex 806.2
Sixth Form College
(42) Peter Symonds College
Hampshire 805.3
Sixth Form College
(43) New College Pontefract
Wakefield 802.6
ACC
(44) Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College
Wakefield 802.4
CY
(45) The City of Leicester College
Leicester 802.3
ACC
(46) The Thomas Aveling School
Medway 801.5
AC Church of England
(47) Northumberland CofE Academy
Northumberland 799.9
AC
(48) North East Wolverhampton Academy
Wolverhampton 794.1
AC
(49) Leeds West Academy
Leeds 793.4
ACC Church of England
(50) Rawlins Academy
Leicestershire 789
AC
(51) Nottingham Academy
Nottingham 785.8
ACC
(52) Minsthorpe Community College, A Specialist Science College
Wakefield 785
AC
(53) Harris Federation Post 16
Croydon 783.4
ACC
(54) Herne Bay High School
Kent 780
AC Christian
(55) Paddington Academy
Westminster 779.4
CY
(56) Eastbury Comprehensive School
Barking and Dagenham 774
CY
(57) Carr Hill High School and Sixth Form Centre
Lancashire 773.6
Sixth Form College
(58) The Blackpool Sixth Form College
Blackpool 772.7
AC Roman Catholic/Church of England
(59) Enterprise South Liverpool Academy
Liverpool 771.2
ACC
(60) Rastrick High School
Calderdale 769.3
CY
(61) Codsall Community High School
Staffordshire 766.6
CY
(62) Cowley International College
St. Helens 766.4
AC Christian
(62) Sheffield Park Academy
Sheffield 766.4
FD
(64) The Howard School
Medway 764.5
CY
(64) Sowerby Bridge High School
Calderdale 764.5
ACC
(66) Chesterfield High School
Sefton 763.7
AC
(67) Birmingham Ormiston Academy 14-19
Birmingham 763.6
AC
(68) Harris Academy Beckenham
Bromley 762.7
ACC Roman Catholic
(69) Cardinal Hume Catholic School
Gateshead 762.1
CY
(70) Ernest Bevin College
Wandsworth 761.9
CY
(=71) Moorside High School
Staffordshire 760.7
ACC Roman Catholic
(=71) Painsley Catholic College
Staffordshire 760.7
ACC
(=71) The Cheadle Academy
Staffordshire 760.7
Consortium
(=71) The Moorlands Sixth Form College
Staffordshire 760.7
CY
(75) South Bromsgrove Community High School
Worcestershire 759.4
AC Christian
(76) Lambeth Academy
Lambeth 758.4
Sixth Form College
(77) Barton Peveril Sixth Form College
Hampshire 756.7
CY
(78) Wath Comprehensive School : A Language College
Rotherham 756.6
ACC
(79) John Taylor High School
Staffordshire 754.4
Sixth Form College
(80) Stockton Sixth Form College
Stockton-on-Tees 753.5
CY
(81) Treviglas Community College
Cornwall 752.1
ACC
(82) Queensmead School
Hillingdon 750.9
CY
(83) Wednesfield High School, A Specialist Engineering College
Wolverhampton 749.7
AC
(84) RSA Academy
Sandwell 749.4
CY
(85) Durham Gilesgate Sports College and Sixth Form Centre
County Durham 748.5
FD
(86) Stantonbury Campus
Milton Keynes 748.2
AC
(87) Dixons Allerton Academy
Bradford 747.6
AC
(88) Nene Park Academy
Peterborough 746.6
CY
(89) Barking Abbey School, A Specialist Sports and Humanities College
Barking and Dagenham 744.9
ACC
(90) Norton College
North Yorkshire 743.9
VA Roman Catholic
(91) St Mary's Catholic High School
Wigan 743.2
FD
(92) Mark Rutherford School
Bedford 743.1
ACC
(93) Featherstone High School
Ealing 742.8
FD
(94) Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College
Northumberland 741
CY
(95) The Challenge College
Bradford 737.7
ACC
(96) South Craven School
North Yorkshire 735
Sixth Form College
(=97) Richard Taunton Sixth Form College
Southampton 733.8
Sixth Form College
(=97) Thomas Rotherham College
Rotherham 733.8
"Art, Design and Performing Arts College"
(99) Cleveland College of Art and Design
Middlesbrough 733.1
Tertiary College
(100) Runshaw College
Lancashire 733
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Average points per full-time equivalent vocational student

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