School League Tables 1996

Welsh schools
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KEY TO THE TABLES

National averages: GCSE - 44.5% gaining five or more A*-C. Unauthorised absence, by percentage of half days missed - 1.1%.

A-Lev: Average points for students taking two or more - 18.3

GCSE: Percentage of pupils aged 15 in September 1994 gaining five or more A*-C grades.

Type - There are three pieces of information for each school in England: institution type (i), selection policy (ii), and whether mixed or single sex (iii).

i. C - county, IND - independent, V - voluntary, G - grant maintained, CTC - city technology college, SA - special agreement.

ii. COMP - comprehensive, SEL - selective, NONS - non-selective independent, NA - not applicable.

iii. B - boys, G - girls, M - mixed.

Wales: L - local authority maintained, G - grant maintained, I - independent, S - special.

AA - Percentage of half days missed through authorised absence

UA - Percentage of half days missed through unauthorised absence

AA+UA - Authorised absence plus unauthorised absence (Wales only). @ - assisted places

N0 - Number of candidates

Where a column is blank, no information has been received.

Schools are ranked within each local authority by percentage of pupils gaining 5 or more GCSEs at A*-C. Where two or more schools score the same, they are listed alphabetically.

SCHOOL TYPE NO GCSE A-LEV AA AA+UA

Blaenau Gwent

Ebbw Vale Comp Sch L 268 37% 13.0 3.2% 13.6%

Abertillery Comp Sch L 172 26% NA 3.5% 10.0%

Tredegar Comp Sch L 178 25% 13.0 4.8% 16.7%

Brynmawr Comp G 73 23% 17.0 2.9% 12.9%

Nantyglo Comp Sch L 118 22% 11.0 2.8% 14.2%

Glanyrafon Junior Comp Sch L 0 NA NA 2.1% 13.1%

Glyncoed Comp Sch L 0 NA NA 0.7% 8.5%

Average 28.0% 13.0 3.2% 13.1%

Bridgend

St Clare's Convent Sch (Senior) I 37 84% 16.0 0.0% 5.1%

Porthcawl Comp Sch L 192 57% 15.0 0.5% 9.2%

Brynteg Comp Sch L 324 52% 17.0 1.0% 8.0%

Bryntirion Comp Sch L 176 49% 17.0 0.9% 10.2%

Pencoed Comp Sch L 194 43% 13.0 1.8% 10.9%

Archbishop Mcgrath Sch L 85 41% 13.0 0.9% 12.4%

Maesteg Comp Sch L 256 30% 13.0 3.3% 16.9%

Ogmore Comp Sch L 125 30% * 3.0% 13.8%

Cynffig Comp Sch L 154 25% 10.0 2.1% 13.8%

Ynysawdre Comp Sch L 187 22% 11.0 1.0% 5.9%

Ysgol Castell Newydd S 11 0% NA 10.0% 23.0%

Ysgol Cefn Glas S 32 0% NA 3.3% 12.1%

Average 39.0% 15.0 1.7% 11.0%

Caerphilly

Lewis Girls' Comp Sch L 193 44% 16.0 0.7% 12.7%

Blackwood Comp Sch L 158 42% NA 1.4% 10.8%

Oakdale Comp Sch L 168 42% NA 0.6% 9.4%

Cwmcarn G.M. Sch G 81 41% NA 0.9% 8.7%

Newbridge Comp Sch L 140 40% NA 2.7% 10.7%

St Martin Comp Sch L 135 40% 15.0 0.9% 15.7%

St Cenydd Comp Sch L 186 35% 13.0 1.3% 10.0%

Heolddu Comp Sch L 161 34% 9.0 1.4% 14.4%

Pontllanfraith Comp Sch L 174 34% NA 1.1% 10.4%

Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni L 167 34% 18.0 0.2% 12.5%

Bedwas Comp Sch L 125 31% 11.0 2.7% 11.2%

Lewis Boys' Comp Sch L 153 27% 14.0 1.2% 10.1%

Rhymney Comp Sch L 109 27% 9.0 4.1% 20.2%

Risca Comp Sch L 135 24% NA 2.3% 12.1%

St Ilan Sch L 167 22% 10.0 2.6% 14.7%

Bedwellty Comp Sch L 106 18% 10.0 5.1% 18.4%

Wyclif Independent Christian Sch I 4 * NA 0.0% 8.8%

Average 34.0% 13.0 1.7% 12.4%

Camarthenshire

St Michael's Sch I 41 83% 18.0 0.0% 5.5%

Ysgol Gyfun Bro Myrddin L 132 72% 18.0 0.2% 5.7%

Llandovery College @ I 35 66% 13.0 0.2% 4.6%

Ysgol Gyfun Maes Yr Yrfa L 122 64% 16.0 0.3% 6.9%

Ysgol Gyfun Emlyn L 103 59% 14.0 0.4% 9.9%

Queen Elizabeth Maridunum L 142 55% 17.0 1.3% 12.7%

Ysgol Gyfun Y Strade L 110 55% 14.0 0.1% 9.4%

Queen Elizabeth Cambria L 159 53% 17.0 1.3% 9.8%

Ysgol Gyfun Tregb L 131 53% 18.0 0.0% 10.3%

Ysgol Pantycelyn L 67 52% 13.0 0.7% 9.5%

Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Taf L 176 49% 14.0 0.4% 9.9%

Amman Valley Comp Sch L 250 45% 10.0 0.0% 8.7%

Glan-Y-Mor Comp Sch L 122 41% NA 0.5% 9.5%

Bryngwyn Comp Sch L 176 39% NA 1.9% 10.3%

St John Lloyd R.C. Comp Sch L 90 38% NA 0.7% 10.5%

Graig Comp Sch L 144 36% NA 0.4% 18.4%

Coedcae Comp Sch L 162 34% NA 1.1% 12.1%

Gwendraeth Valley Comp Sch L 114 31% 12.0 0.5% 15.5%

Ysgol Rhydygors S 13 0% NA 6.7% 14.5%

Average 47.0% 15.0 0.7% 10.2%

Cardiff

Howell's Sch, Cardiff @ I 85 100% 21.0 0.0% 5.5%

St Johns College I 26 92% NA 0.0% 9.1%

New College\New College Sch I 43 77% 18.0 0.0% 5.8%

Our Lady's Convent Sch I 29 72% NA 0.0% 6.5%

Radyr Comp Sch L 221 71% 19.0 0.6% 8.8%

Bishop Of Llandaff C.I.W.

High Sch L 186 69% 16.0 0.4% 7.7%

Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf L 183 66% 16.0 0.3% 9.5%

Cardiff High Sch L 183 62% 20.0 0.6% 6.4%

Kings Monkton Sch I 37 57% 19.0 0.0% 7.7%

Llanishen High Sch L 255 56% 17.0 1.3% 9.1%

Whitchurch High Sch L 333 53% 20.0 2.7% 10.3%

Corpus Christi R.C. High Sch L 217 52% NA 1.9% 11.0%

St Teilo's C.I.W. High Sch L 160 49% 10.0 0.9% 8.2%

Mary Immaculate R.C. High Sch G 124 29% NA 2.7% 12.5%

Rumney High Sch L 218 26% NA 1.7% 15.9%

Llanedeyrn High Sch L 179 23% NA 2.4% 13.8%

Willows High Sch L 142 23% NA 9.4% 20.4%

Cantonian High Sch L 186 22% 15.0 0.4% 17.9%

Llanrumney High Sch L 159 21% NA 8.7% 21.4%

St Illtyds R.C. High Sch L 133 19% NA 2.6% 14.3%

Fitzalan High Sch L 235 15% 10.0 4.6% 15.6%

Cathays High Sch L 170 13% 14.0 3.4% 14.6%

Glyn Derw High Sch L 80 8% NA 6.4% 19.6%

Glan Ely High Sch L 138 7% * 7.2% 20.7%

Ely Presbyterian Church Sch I 4 * NA 0.2% 4.6%

Greenhill Special Sch S 15 0% NA 26.9% 35.0%

Average 39.0% 17.0 2.9% 13.2%

Ceredigion

Ysgol Gyfun Penweddig L 96 65% 20.0 0.4% 6.5%

Ysgol Gyfun Aberaeron L 160 59% 18.0 0.6% 12.1%

Ysgol Gyfun Dyffryn Teifi L 101 56% 18.0 0.0% 11.3%

Penglais Comp Sch L 182 48% 20.0 0.3% 10.1%

Ysgol Gyfun

Llanbedr-Pont-Steffan L 99 45% 13.0 1.1% 7.9%

Cardigan County Sec L 144 44% 16.0 0.2% 9.2%

Ysgol Uwchradd Tregaron L 60 42% 12.0 0.7% 9.6%

Average 51.0% 17.0 0.5% 9.7%

Conwy

Rydal Penrhos

Co-Educational Division @ I 71 86% 19.0 0.0% 2.7%

Rydal Penrhos

Senior Sch Girls Division @ I 38 84% 14.0 0.0% 2.8%

Eirias High Sch G 186 60% 16.0 0.6% 8.8%

Ysgol Dyffryn Conwy L 135 52% 14.0 1.4% 10.3%

Ysgol Y Creuddyn L 108 52% 20.0 0.0% 6.4%

Ysgol John Bright L 165 42% 19.0 0.3% 12.0%

Ysgol Bryn Elian G 135 41% 16.0 2.0% 10.0%

St David's College I 55 36% 12.0 0.0% 2.5%

Ysgol Aberconwy L 106 30% 12.0 1.1% 9.1%

Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan G 217 30% 12.0 0.3% 9.0%

Average 44.0% 16.0 0.8% 9.5%

Denbighshire

Howell's Sch, Denbigh @ I 30 100% 20.0 0.0% 5.1%

St Brigid's G 11 82% 12.0 0.0% 4.6%

Ysgol Brynhyfryd L 152 58% 18.0 0.1% 8.0%

Ysgol Uwchradd Glan Clwyd L 143 53% 17.0 0.7% 6.4%

Prestatyn High Sch L 210 44% 13.0 0.9% 9.5%

Denbigh High Sch L 155 41% 19.0 1.0% 9.2%

Ruthin Sch I 40 40% 14.0 0.0% 4.9%

Ysgol Dinas Brn L 134 40% 20.0 0.8% 8.3%

Rhyl High Sch L 193 28% 12.0 2.4% 12.7%

Blessed Edward Jones R.C. Sch L 102 25% 11.0 2.8% 13.7%

Ysgol Plas Brondyffryn S 5 0% NA 0.3% 7.7%

Ysgol Tir Morfa S 16 0% NA 7.7% 13.3%

Average 39.0% 16.0 1.2% 9.6%

Flintshire

Argoed Sch L 117 66% NA 0.2% 6.7%

Castell Alun High Sch L 211 56% 17.0 0.4% 6.6%

Hawarden High Sch L 180 53% 17.0 0.1% 6.2%

St Richard Gwyn RC High

Sch, Flint L 185 51% 15.0 0.6% 9.5%

Ysgol Maes Garmon L 92 49% 14.0 0.8% 8.6%

Mold Alun Sch L 236 48% 17.0 0.9% 7.5%

Flint High Sch L 110 45% 10.0 1.6% 11.6%

St David's High Sch, Chester # L 103 44% NA 0.9% 8.4%

Connah's Quay High Sch # L 138 40% NA 0.0% 10.0%

Holywell High Sch L 177 40% 13.0 0.6% 9.3%

Elfed High Sch L 128 34% 17.0 0.3% 9.3%

John Summers High Sch # L 80 11% NA 1.1% 12.5%

Deeside Consortium 0 NA 10.0 NA NA

Average 45.0% 15.0 0.7% 8.7%

Gwynedd

St Gerards Sch Trust I 48 77% 19.0 0.0% 6.6%

Hillgrove Sch I 7 71% NA 0.0% 4.1%

Tower House Sch I 7 57% NA 0.0% 5.1%

Ysgol Eifionydd L 108 56% NA 0.4% 8.8%

Ysgol Botwnnog L 80 53% NA 0.2% 8.4%

Ysgol Tryfan L 79 53% 17.0 0.4% 7.2%

Ysgol Uwchradd Tywyn L 74 53% NA 0.1% 7.4%

Ysgol Friars L 138 51% 15.0 0.7% 10.1%

Ysgol Brynrefail L 96 50% 13.0 0.2% 7.5%

Ysgol Ardudwy L 90 47% NA 0.4% 8.5%

Ysgol Y Gader L 50 46% NA 0.5% 8.6%

Ysgol Y Berwyn L 74 45% NA 1.7% 8.1%

Ysgol Syr Hugh Owen L 198 41% 15.0 1.1% 10.1%

Ysgol Dyffryn Nantlle L 83 40% 15.0 0.7% 10.7%

Ysgol Glan Y Mor L 115 40% NA 1.5% 10.7%

Ysgol Dyffryn Ogwen L 90 38% 19.0 0.2% 9.8%

Ysgol Y Moelwyn L 81 28% NA 1.7% 12.5%

Ysgol Treborth S 11 0% NA 13.7% 21.6%

Average 45.0% 15.0 0.8% 9.4%

Isle of Anglesey

Ysgol David Hughes L 223 56% 18.0 1.0% 9.0%

Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones L 158 51% 15.0 0.5% 10.2%

Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni L 153 48% 17.0 1.9% 9.8%

Ysgol Uwchradd Caergybi L 197 34% 13.0 3.8% 10.7%

Ysgol Uwchradd Bodedern L 155 33% 15.0 0.4% 9.7%

Ysgol Y Bont S 13 0% NA 6.8% 19.0%

Average 44.0% 16.0 1.7% 10.0%

Merthyr Tydfil

Cyfarthfa High Sch L 184 44% 17.0 1.2% 11.2%

Bishop Hedley High Sch L 128 33% 11.0 0.8% 13.5%

Pen-Y-Dre High Sch L 196 26% 12.0 2.7% 13.0%

Afon Taf High Sch L 236 24% 15.0 0.2% 10.2%

Vaynor and Penderyn L 78 22% 3.0 1.4% 18.1%

Average 29.0% 14.0 1.4% 12.4%

Monmouthshire

Haberdashers Monmouth Sch For Girls @ I 79 94% 24.0 0.0% 4.6%

Monmouth Sch @ I 84 94% 23.0 0.0% 4.9%

Monmouth Comp Sch L 231 51% 19.0 0.8% 9.1%

Chepstow Comp Sch L 193 50% 13.0 0.1% 7.4%

King Henry VIII Comp Sch L 229 48% 16.0 1.5% 9.6%

Caldicot Comp Sch L 238 41% 13.0 0.0% 9.5%

Mounton House Special Sch S 14 0% NA 8.5% 11.7%

Average 47.0% 16.0 0.8% 9.0%

Neath Port Talbot

Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera L 117 52% 17.0 0.7% 2.2%

Cefn Saeson Comp Sch L 180 48% NA 3.1% 11.5%

Dwr-Y-Felin Comp Sch L 272 48% NA 1.3% 10.3%

Glanafan Comp Sch L 128 39% NA 0.3% 12.2%

St Joseph's R.C. Comp Sch, Port Talbot L 131 35% 13.0 2.9% 11.9%

Dyffryn Comp Sch L 175 34% NA 1.1% 11.8%

Cwmtawe Comp Sch L 162 32% 12.0 1.2% 13.8%

Cymer Afan Comp Sch L 97 30% NA 2.1% 13.1%

Cwrt Sart Comp Sch L 132 25% NA 1.5% 12.0%

Llangatwg Comp Sch L 207 25% NA 1.4% 14.6%

Sandfields Comp Sch L 129 14% NA 6.0% 25.4%

Average 35.0% 14.0 1.9% 12.4%

Newport

Rougemont Sch @ I 38 82% 21.0 0.0% 4.6%

Caerleon Comp Sch L 240 65% 15.0 0.1% 6.7%

Bassaleg Comp Sch L 222 63% 18.0 0.3% 7.8%

St Julian's Comp Sch L 235 35% 13.0 1.9% 11.4%

St Joseph's Comp R.C. Sch, Newport L 172 34% 14.0 1.6% 11.5%

Lliswerry Comp Sch L 188 28% 11.0 4.3% 14.9%

Duffryn Comp Sch L 202 27% 9.0 4.4% 14.7%

Bettws High Sch L 212 25% 12.0 2.7% 12.8%

Hartridge Comp Sch L 181 16% 12.0 4.4% 18.2%

Average 38.0% 15.0 2.4% 12.0%

Pembrokeshire

Ysgol Gyfun Ddwyieithog Y Preseli L 84 64% 21.0 0.5% 8.0%

Ysgol Dewi Sant L 53 58% 12.0 0.0% 8.9%

Netherwood I 17 53% NA 0.0% 5.7%

Tasker Milward Comp Sch L 197 48% 22.0 1.5% 11.5%

Sir Thomas Picton Comp L 177 47% 18.0 0.3% 8.2%

Greenhill Comp Sch L 217 46% 15.0 0.7% 9.5%

Fishguard High Sch L 129 44% 15.0 1.6% 11.7%

Pembroke Comp L 256 44% 15.0 1.9% 11.1%

Milford Haven Comp Sch L 223 33% 15.0 0.0% 10.3%

Average 45.0% 17.0 0.9% 10.1%

Powys

St David's Sch, Brecon I 10 100% NA 0.0% 12.4%

Christ College @ I 56 84% 19.0 0.0% 1.1%

Llanfyllin High Sch L 95 71% 16.0 0.6% 9.4%

Crickhowell High Sch L 107 61% 18.0 0.4% 6.2%

Caereinion High Sch L 78 60% 23.0 0.6% 8.7%

John Beddoes County Sec Sch L 93 57% 20.0 0.0% 8.2%

Llanidloes High Sch L 99 57% 21.0 0.4% 8.4%

Gwernyfed High Sch L 88 55% 18.0 0.1% 9.7%

Brecon High Sch L 156 54% 14.0 1.6% 10.5%

Llandrindod High Sch L 116 44% 14.0 1.4% 9.7%

Welshpool High Sch L 121 41% 19.0 0.5% 9.9%

Ysgol Bro Ddyfi L 54 41% 19.0 1.1% 10.4%

Builth Wells High Sch L 107 40% 20.0 1.7% 4.8%

Newtown High Sch L 189 37% 14.0 3.8% 12.1%

Maesydderwen Comp Sch L 120 23% 8.0 0.9% 11.7%

Average 48.0% 17.0 1.3% 9.6%

Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

St John Baptist C.I.W. Comprhensive Sch L 130 58% 14.0 0.4% 9.0%

Aberdare Girls' Comp Sch L 116 54% 15.0 0.0% 11.9%

Cardinal Newman R.C. Comp Sch L 123 50% 12.0 0.5% 10.4%

Y Pant Comp Sch L 139 50% 18.0 0.4% 10.5%

Ysgol Gyfun Cymer Rhondda L 108 50% 17.0 2.1% 9.5%

Ysgol Gyfun Llanhari L 221 49% 14.0 3.1% 9.5%

Coedylan Comp Sch L 207 37% 13.0 1.7% 12.4%

Bryncelynnog Comp Sch L 238 36% 13.0 2.3% 10.7%

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydfelen L 192 35% 15.0 0.5% 9.7%

Blaengwawr Comp Sch L 124 33% 13.0 0.9% 11.6%

Hawthorn High Sch L 180 33% 10.0 1.3% 11.4%

Aberdare Boys' Comp Sch L 131 31% 10.0 1.4% 11.5%

Porth Comp Sch L 214 31% 16.0 5.0% 16.7%

Tonyrefail Comp Sch L 204 31% 13.0 1.4% 16.1%

Treorchy Comp Sch L 231 29% 12.0 3.6% 13.7%

Tonypandy Comp Sch L 214 26% 13.0 2.9% 14.2%

Mountain Ash Comp Sch L 227 25% 10.0 5.3% 15.6%

Ferndale Comp Sch L 160 23% 12.0 5.2% 15.1%

Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun L 0 NA NA 0.6% 6.5%

Average 36.0% 13.0 2.4% 12.5%

Swansea

Ffynone House Sch I 34 85% 17.0 0.0% 8.3%

Bishopston Comp Sch L 194 71% NA 0.8% 7.4%

Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr L 120 70% NA 0.0% 6.9%

Olchfa Comp Sch L 310 64% 19.0 0.1% 6.7%

Bishop Gore Comp Sch L 243 49% 14.0 0.9% 11.1%

Pontarddulais Comp Sch L 142 49% NA 0.4% 10.4%

Gowerton Comp Sch L 225 48% 16.0 0.2% 9.5%

Bishop Vaughan Catholic Comp G 148 47% 13.0 1.9% 11.7%

Penyrheol Comp Sch L 212 45% NA 1.5% 10.1%

Morriston Comp Sch L 219 43% 11.0 1.0% 11.4%

Birchgrove Comp Sch L 179 36% NA 1.9% 11.5%

Ysgol Pentrehafod Sch L 223 33% NA 1.3% 12.2%

Mynyddbach Comp Sch L 116 30% NA 7.2% 18.1%

Penlan Comp (Boys Sch) L 142 25% NA 4.4% 20.6%

Dillwyn Llewelyn Comp Sch L 112 21% NA 3.9% 17.2%

Cefn Hengoed Comp Sch L 188 14% NA 5.4% 20.2%

Dynevor Comp Sch L 101 14% NA 3.3% 18.4%

Average 43.0% 16.0 1.8% 11.8%

Torfaen

St Alban's R.C. Comp Sch G 93 56% 18.0 0.1% 8.4%

Croesyceiliog Sch L 291 47% 20.0 0.6% 9.4%

West Monmouth Comp Sch L 190 41% NA 0.2% 9.6%

Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw L 78 41% 13.0 3.2% 12.3%

Abersychan Comp Sch L 147 37% NA 1.0% 10.6%

Fairwater Comp Sch L 230 34% 12.0 2.1% 9.1%

Llantarnam Comp Sch L 225 33% 14.0 2.8% 11.9%

Trevethin Comp Sch L 124 19% NA 1.3% 8.7%

Average 38.0% 16.0 1.4% 10.0%

The Vale of Glamorgan

Westbourne Schs I 19 100% NA 0.0% 3.8%

Stanwell Comp G 157 69% 24.0 0.5% 8.5%

Cowbridge Comp Sch L 219 65% 18.0 0.5% 7.1%

St Cyres Comp Sch G 254 54% 16.0 0.9% 8.0%

Llantwit Major Sch L 209 44% 14.0 1.3% 8.0%

Bryn Hafren Comp Sch L 264 39% NA 2.0% 15.1%

St Richard Gwyn R.C. High, Barry L 96 30% NA 0.4% 10.6%

Barry Boys' Comp Sch L 250 22% NA 3.8% 16.2%

Ashgrove Sch For Deaf S 5 0% NA 1.3% 13.2%

Barry 6th Form 0 NA 14.0 NA NA

Headlands Sch I 3 * NA 3.3% 10.7%

Ysgol Maes Dyfan S 10 0% NA 3.9% 10.4%

Average 46.0% 17.0 1.5% 10.8%

Wrexham

Maelor Sch G 119 56% 13.0 0.2% 6.9%

Darland High Sch L 142 51% NA 0.5% 7.1%

Ysgol Morgan Llwyd L 88 48% 18.0 0.7% 7.1%

St David's High Sch, Wrexham L 220 45% NA 0.9% 11.0%

St Joseph's R.C. High Sch, Wrexham L 99 42% NA 0.7% 10.1%

Ysgol Bryn Offa L 216 42% NA 1.1% 9.2%

Ysgol Bryn Alyn L 139 39% NA 0.7% 11.8%

Ysgol Rhiwabon L 82 35% 9.0 2.0% 10.0%

Ysgol-Y-Grango L 158 32% NA 1.7% 10.3%

Groves High Sch L 160 27% NA 0.8% 13.0%

St Christopher's S 20 0% NA 4.5% 9.6%

Average 40.0% 14.0 1.0% 9.8%

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