School League Tables 1997

English colleges
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These tables cover exam results for all English schools. Results for Scotland and Wales have not yet been released.

National averages

GCSE: 45.1 per cent gaining five or more GCSEs at A*-C or the vocational equivalent.

A-level: Average points for pupils taking two or more - 18.6.

Type - there are three main pieces of information for each school: 1. Institution type. 2. Selection policy. 3. Whether mixed or single sex.

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

2. COMP - comprehensive; SEL - selective; NONS - non-selective independent school; M - Modern.

3. B - boys; G - girls; M - mixed.

NO - number of pupils aged 15 at the start of the school year.

GCSE - percentage of pupils aged 15 at start of year gaining five or more GCSEs at A*-C or the vocational equivalent.

A-LEV - Average points per pupils taking two or more A-levels.

94 - Percentage of pupils gaining five or more GCSEs at grades A*-C in 1994.

97 - The equivalent figure for 1997.

The last two columns are part of a new improvement index showing results over four years. The full tables also show the figures for 1995 and 1996 which may in some cases be higher than the 1997 figure.

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

Local authorities are listed alphabetically with the inner and outer London boroughs under London.

Special schools are not included. Schools with 15-year-olds but no GCSE results are not included.

l Figures provided by the Department for Education and Employment.

Barnsley

NO A-LEV

Barnsley College 316 14.2

Bath and North East Somerset

City of Bath College 136 10.9

Norton Radstock College

Bedfordshire

Bedford College 66 7.0

Dunstable College 7 3.3

Berkshire

Bracknell & Wokingham College 57 9.8

East Berkshire College 247 9.5

Reading College & School of Arts & Design 97 9.0

Newbury College 50 7.3

Berkshire College of Agriculture

Birmingham

Cadbury Sixth Form College 548 15.2

Sutton Coldfield College 392 13.4

Josiah Mason Sixth Form College 134 11.2

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College 104 10.9

South Birmingham College 159 9.9

Matthew Boulton College of F & HE 112 8.7

Bournville College of FE 78 8.4

Handsworth College 12 6.2

Bolton

South College, Bolton 119 14.2

North Bolton Sixth Form College 251 13.7

Bolton College 22 5.7

Bradford

Bradford & Ilkley Community College 68 9.1

Keighley College 18 8.8

Shipley College 7 2.3

Brighton and Hove

Varndean College 267 16.7

Brighton Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College 406 16.3

Brighton College of Tech 94 5.5

Bristol, City of

St Brendan's Sixth Form College 383 16.8

City of Bristol College 122 9.7

Buckinghamshire

Amersham & Wycombe College 136 10.7

Aylesbury College 32 7.1

Bury

Holy Cross College 477 15.6

Bury College 345 15.0

Calderdale

The Calderdale Colleges Corporation 37 13.8

Cambridgeshire

Hills Road Sixth Form College 560 28.4

Long Road Sixth Form College 539 15.0

The South Bank Collegiate 106 13.8

Isle College 29 10.9

Peterborough Regional College 98 9.1

Cambridge Regional College 97 8.2

Huntingdonshire Regional College 19 4.7

Cheshire

Sir John Deane's College 476 22.2

Priestley College 233 18.2

The Congleton Sixth Form 156 17.6

Widnes Sixth Form College 358 17.6

South Cheshire College 189 15.2

Warrington Collegiate Institute 12 15.0

Halton College 11 14.2

Macclesfield College 33 10.8

West Cheshire College 82 7.4

Mid-Cheshire College of FE 27 6.1

Cornwall

Truro College 313 19.8

Cornwall College 94 15.4

St Austell College 295 15.4

Penwith College 233 15.2

Coventry

Henley College Coventry 49 7.8

Tile Hill College of FE 29 7.5

Coventry Technical College 40 4.8

Hereward College of FE 1 4.0

Cumbria

Workington Sixth Form Centre 73 19.2

Barrow-in-Furness Sixth Form College 245 16.0

Kendal College 6 9.3

West Cumbria College 9 6.7

Carlisle College 31 6.3

Furness College 2 3.0

Darlington

Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College 419 17.7

Darlington College of Tech 6 6.7

Derby City

Derby Tertiary College, Wilmorton 145 12.0

Mackworth College, Derby 271 11.9

Derbyshire

South East Derbyshire College 195 12.4

Chesterfield College 66 9.2

High Peak College 15 9.2

North Derbyshire Tertiary College 33 8.7

Broomfield College

Devon

North Devon College 268 17.8

East Devon College 74 15.0

Exeter College 679 14.5

Plymouth College of FE 79 14.3

South Devon College 152 10.9

Doncaster

Doncaster College 67 8.6

Dorset

Weymouth College 270 17.9

Beaminster-Colfox Combined Sixth Form 50 14.3

Kingston Maurward College

Dudley

King Edward VI College Stourbridge 513 24.8

Halesowen College 450 12.0

Dudley College of Tech 118 8.7

Stourbridge College 53 7.6

Durham

Derwentside College 104 13.2

New College Durham 82 11.2

East Durham Community College 66 10.0

Bishop Auckland College 5 5.2

East Riding of Yorkshire

Beverley College of FE 5 9.2

East Sussex

The Park College Eastbourne 280 17.0

Lewes Tertiary College 218 14.9

Bexhill College 268 14.5

Eastbourne College of Arts & Tech 43 12.5

Hastings College of Arts & Tech 13 10.2

Essex

The Sixth Form College, Colchester 827 18.7

Braintree College 201 17.2

South East Essex College of Arts & Tech 75 15.0

SEEVIC College 551 14.6

Harlow College 182 13.4

Palmers College 457 12.9

Epping Forest College 333 11.4

Colchester Institute 104 9.9

Chelmsford College 118 9.0

Basildon College 62 7.4

Thurrock College

Gateshead

Gateshead College 62 7.3

Gloucestershire

Royal Forest of Dean College 87 16.9

Cirencester Tertiary College 240 16.3

Gloucestershire College of Arts & Tech 206 11.1

Hartpury College 9 9.1

Stroud College of FE 36 7.9

Hampshire

The Sixth Form College Farnborough 575 20.4

Peter Symonds' College 795 19.7

Alton College 454 19.6

Havant College 489 18.2

Barton Peveril College 710 15.7

St Vincent College 249 15.1

Totton College 161 15.1

Brockenhurst College 401 14.7

Fareham College 215 14.7

Queen Mary's College 564 14.5

The South Downs College 254 12.6

Cricklade College 191 12.5

Basingstoke College of Tech 30 8.7

Farnborough College of Tech 56 8.3

Eastleigh College 11 4.5

Hartlepool

Hartlepool Sixth Form College 150 13.1

Hartlepool College of FE 68 9.6

Hereford and Worcester

Worcester Sixth Form College 481 15.5

Hereford Sixth Form College 415 14.9

Herefordshire College of Tech 18 11.9

Kidderminster College 62 11.3

Worcester College of Tech 119 10.1

North East Worcestershire College 62 9.0

Hertfordshire

North Hertfordshire College 83 10.1

Oaklands College 332 10.0

Hertford Regional College 60 7.6

West Herts College 153 7.6

Isle of Wight

The Isle of Wight College 20 9.4

Kent

Canterbury College 191 10.8

Thanet College 93 10.4

West Kent College 240 10.3

Mid-Kent College of Higher & FE 180 8.1

South Kent College 104 7.5

Kingston upon Hull, City of

Wilberforce Sixth Form College 265 15.7

Wyke Sixth Form College 262 14.6

Hull College 73 10.9

Kirklees

Greenhead College 612 24.9

Huddersfield New College 252 14.3

Dewsbury College 63 8.4

Huddersfield Technical College 40 8.0

Knowsley

Knowsley Community College 88 9.8

Lancashire

Runshaw College 535 19.9

Cardinal Newman College 379 18.4

Preston College 159 17.4

Nelson & Colne College 279 16.2

St Mary's College 286 16.2

The Blackpool Sixth Form College 453 15.7

Blackburn College 245 13.9

Accrington & Rossendale College 114 13.6

Burnley College 82 10.9

Blackpool & The Fylde College 128 9.7

Skelmersdale College 24 6.7

Lancaster & Morecambe College 45 6.6

Leeds

Notre Dame Sixth Form College 252 17.0

Leeds College of Art & Design 3 14.7

Leeds College of Tech 10 14.6

Park Lane College 134 12.7

Thomas Danby College 10 7.8

Leeds College of Music 7 7.4

Airedale & Wharfedale College 24 6.8

Joseph Priestley College 1 6.0

Leicester City

Leicester South Fields College 5 15.2

Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College 494 14.4

Gateway Sixth Form College 181 13.2

Regent College 147 11.5

Charles Keene College of FE 50 6.7

Leicestershire

Loughborough College 113 13.1

Melton Mowbray College 48 10.3

Stephenson College 2 10.0

Wigston College of FE 4 2.5

Brooksby College

Lincolnshire

Sleaford Schools Joint Sixth Form 167 20.9

North Hykeham Joint Sixth Form 129 18.4

North Lincolnshire College 89 12.5

Stamford College 110 10.7

Boston College 80 9.8

Grantham College 54 9.0

Liverpool

City of Liverpool Community College 103 8.1

London

Barking and Dagenham

Barking College 72 7.9

Barnet

Woodhouse College 304 19.5

Barnet College 222 9.4

Hendon College 42 6.7

Bexley

Bexley College 43 9.2

Brent

John Kelly Tech Sixth Form Centre 19 11.7

The College of North West London 15 3.0

Bromley

Orpington College of FE 438 11.8

Bromley College of F & HE 44 8.4

Croydon

John Ruskin College 320 15.4

Coulsdon College 294 12.5

Croydon College 169 7.8

Camden

La Swap 299 15.8

Kingsway College 189 10.4

The Working Men's College 2 2.0

Ealing

Ealing Tertiary College 127 12.3

Enfield

Enfield College 47 10.2

Southgate College 91 7.4

Greenwich

Woolwich College 59 7.8

Hackney

Hackney Community College 58 10.9

Hammersmith and Fulham

William Morris Academy 50 12.5

Hammersmith & West London College 73 5.9

Haringey

The College of North East London 18 9.8

Harrow

St Dominic's Sixth Form College 245 15.5

Greenhill College, Harrow 231 14.1

Weald College 462 12.3

Stanmore College 103 10.7

Havering

Havering Sixth Form College 557 16.4

Havering College of F & HE 217 11.9

Hillingdon

Abbotsfield-Swakeleys Schools 47 10.6

Uxbridge College 136 8.1

Hounslow

West Thames College 86 6.3

Islington

City & Islington College 381 12.1

Kensington and Chelsea

St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College 206 14.7

Kensington & Chelsea College 5 6.8

Kingston-upon-Thames

Kingston College 463 10.3

Lambeth

Lambeth College 16 11.3

The Tenison-Brooke Centre 7 11.1

Morley College

Lewisham

Christ The King Sixth Form College 189 15.9

Hillsyde 141 12.8

Lewisham College 51 7.2

Merton

Phoenix College 56 10.2

Merton College 111 9.2

Newham

Newham Sixth Form College 197 13.5

Newham College of FE 78 10.3

Redbridge

Redbridge College 22 6.4

Richmond-upon-Thames

Richmond-upon-Thames College 801 14.8

Richmond Adult & Community College 1 12.0

Southwark

Southwark College 56 7.5

Sutton

Carshalton College 11 9.3

Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets College 118 11.8

Waltham Forest

Leyton Sixth Form College 292 13.0

Sir George Monoux College 268 12.7

Waltham Forest College 78 8.0

Wandsworth

St Francis Xavier Sixth Form College 256 13.8

South Thames College 59 7.0

Westminster College 51 6.6

Westminster, City of

City of Westminster College 118 9.0

Luton

Luton Sixth Form College 573 13.9

Barnfield College 5 2.0

Manchester

Loreto College 232 15.2

Xaverian College 417 13.8

Shena Simon College 83 9.2

City College Manchester 26 8.8

Manchester College of Arts & Tech 22 2.5

Middlesbrough

St Mary's RC College 184 15.4

Middlesbrough College 125 12.0

Teesside Tertiary College 64 10.5

Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes College 41 9.3

Newcastle upon Tyne

Dame Allan's Schools Centre 87 28.3

Newcastle College 168 8.4

Norfolk

Dereham Sixth Form College 80 16.1

East Norfolk Sixth Form College 208 16.1

Paston Sixth Form College 139 15.6

Norwich City College of F & HE 219 10.7

Great Yarmouth College of FE 81 9.9

Norfolk College of Arts & Tech 89 5.2

Easton College

North East Lincolnshire

Franklin College 364 14.6

Cleethorpes Sixth Form 87 12.4

Grimsby College 57 11.7

North Lincolnshire

John Leggott Sixth Form College 556 19.5

The Brigg Sixth Form College 35 14.4

North Lindsey College 15 7.2

North Somerset

Weston College 64 8.9

North Tyneside

Tynemouth College 327 14.2

North Tyneside College 51 9.1

North Yorkshire

St Aidan's & St John Fisher Associated Sixth Form Centre 199 21.4

Scarborough Sixth Form College 261 19.8

Selby College 150 17.4

Craven College 3 13.3

Harrogate College 42 12.4

Yorkshire Coast College of F & HE 9 7.3

Northamptonshire

Moulton College 1 20.0

Ferrers Huxlow Manor Rushden Consortium 88 13.4

Daventry Tertiary College 81 12.0

Northampton College 161 10.0

Tresham Institute 73 9.6

Northumberland

Northumberland College 33 8.9

Kirkley Hall College

Nottinghamshire

Bilborough Sixth Form College 267 17.5

Parkview Sixth Form 74 16.7

Lakeview Sixth Form Centre 64 15.6

High Pavement Sixth Form College 377 15.1

Clarendon College 97 12.9

Broxtowe College Nottingham 97 9.8

Arnold & Carlton College 33 8.8

Newark & Sherwood College 41 8.8

South Nottingham College 81 8.2

West Nottinghamshire College 30 8.2

North Nottinghamshire College 24 7.1

The People's College, Nottingham 24 6.0

Basford Hall College 4 3.0

Oldham

Oldham Sixth Form College 524 15.8

The Oldham College 10 3.4

Oxfordshire

Didcot Sixth Form 97 21.2

The Henley College 391 15.3

Abingdon College 43 13.5

Oxford College of FE 90 13.2

North Oxfordshire College & School of Art 44 10.8

West Oxfordshire College 39 10.0

Rycotewood College

Poole

Bournemouth & Poole College of FE 274 8.9

Bournemouth & Poole College of Art & Design 2 4.0

Portsmouth

Portsmouth College 165 13.0

Highbury College, Portsmouth 8 7.8

Redcar and Cleveland

Prior Pursglove College 341 18.2

Redcar & Cleveland College 104 10.6

Rochdale

Hopwood Hall College 159 12.2

Rotherham

Thomas Rotherham College 317 17.0

Rotherham College of Arts & Tech 39 9.6

Rother Valley College 3 4.0

Rutland

The Rutland College 155 17.9

Salford

Eccles College 260 14.9

Pendleton College 113 9.9

Salford College 1 0.0

Sandwell

Rowley Regis College 178 11.6

Sandwell College 69 7.9

Sefton

King George V College 412 21.2

Hugh Baird College 149 10.7

Southport College 70 6.8

Sheffield

The Sheffield College 616 14.6

Shropshire

Shrewsbury Sixth Form College 420 20.5

The North Shropshire College 96 17.9

New College Telford 388 16.7

Ludlow College 133 14.8

Shrewsbury College of Arts & Tech 51 9.6

Solihull

Solihull Sixth Form College 788 16.3

Solihull College 107 7.9

Somerset

Richard Huish College, Taunton 393 18.0

Strode College 154 18.0

Bridgwater College 160 15.2

Yeovil College 262 14.9

Somerset College of Arts & Tech 81 13.3

St Helens

Carmel College 400 21.1

St Helens College 20 4.5

South Gloucestershire

Filton College 267 14.7

Soundwell College 41 8.9

South Tyneside

South Tyneside College 283 12.8

Southampton

Itchen College 251 15.0

Taunton's College 285 13.7

Southampton City College 31 7.4

Staffordshire

Aelfgar Centre 60 18.2

Kidsgrove Sixth Form 36 14.1

Leek College of FE & School of Art 26 11.9

Newcastle-under-Lyme College 216 10.9

Stafford College 191 9.2

Burton-upon-Trent Technical College 86 6.9

Tamworth & Lichfield Colleges 3 3.3

Stockport

Aquinas College 405 19.2

The Ridge Danyers College, Stockport 646 16.8

North Area College 107 12.6

Stockport College of F & HE 81 7.8

Stockton on Tees

Bede College 125 17.4

Stockton Sixth Form College 221 14.3

Stockton & Billingham College of FE 1 14.0

Stoke-on-Trent

City of Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College 605 16.7

Stoke-on-Trent College 51 6.1

Suffolk

Lowestoft College 23 8.4

Suffolk College 111 7.7

West Suffolk College 49 7.5

Sunderland

City of Sunderland College 585 13.0

Surrey

Godalming College 547 20.3

Farnham College 192 17.2

Esher College 432 16.9

Woking College 131 16.8

Halliford St David's 35 16.7

Reigate College 400 15.1

Strode's College 300 13.8

Brooklands Technical College 178 12.7

Spelthorne College 56 11.8

North East Surrey College of Tech 136 10.1

Guildford College of F & HE 205 9.7

East Surrey College, Redhill 23 8.1

Swindon

New College Swindon 374 15.8

Swindon College 123 10.9

Tameside

Ashton-under-Lyne Sixth Form College 371 14.9

Hyde-Clarendon College 130 14.6

Tameside College of Tech 51 6.7

Trafford

South Trafford College 128 7.8

Wakefield

NEW College Pontefract 377 18.2

Wakefield College 242 13.3

Walsall

The Manor Farm & Shelfield Sixth Form Consortium 35 15.1

Walsall College of Arts & Tech 17 10.4

Warwickshire

King Edward VI College Nuneaton 369 16.3

Stratford-upon-Avon College 105 12.3

Warwickshire College, Royal Leamington Spa & Moreton Morrell 206 11.3

North Warwickshire & Hinckley College 74 9.1

Rugby College of FE 20 8.9

West Sussex

Chichester High Schools Joint Sixth Form 175 19.6

The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham 333 17.6

Worthing Sixth Form College 434 16.5

Haywards Heath College 366 16.3

Chichester College of Arts Science & Tech 194 12.1

Northbrook College, Sussex 22 8.5

Crawley College 23 7.8

Wigan

Winstanley College 551 19.8

St John Rigby RC Sixth Form College 249 14.6

Wigan & Leigh College 416 13.0

Wiltshire

Chippenham College 62 12.0

Trowbridge College 5 10.0

Salisbury College 72 9.4

Wirral

Birkenhead Sixth Form College 321 14.8

Wirral Metropolitan College 52 7.1

Wolverhampton

Wulfrun College 113 9.5

Bilston Community College 11 6.0

York, City of

York Sixth Form College 433 19.4

York College of F & HE 6 9.7

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