Secondary School League Tables: The Top 50 Independent Schools at A-level*

*The school point score is arrived at through the UCAS tariff, which gives 120 points for an A grade at A-level, 100 for a B, 80 for a C, 60 for a D and 40 for an E. The points are halved for AS-level grades. Students who take the vocational A-level double award get 240 points for a double A, 220 for an AB, 200 for a BB, 160 for a CC, 140 for a CD, 120 for a DD, 100 for a DE and 80 for an EE.

1

King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham

518.1

2

St Swithun's School, Hampshire

517.8

3

Withington Girls' School, Manchester

510.3

4

Downe House Schoo, Berkshire

509.7

5

King Edward's School, Birmingham

490.9

6

Wycombe Abbey School, Buckinghamshire

485.6

7

Tormead School, Guildford

479.3

8

Nottingham High School for Girls, Nottinghamshire

478.4

9

Perse School for Girls, Cambridgeshire

478.3

10

The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Middlesex

478.3

11

St Catherine's School, Guildford

478.2

12

Westminster School, London

477.6

13

Sevenoaks Schoo, Kent

473.3

14

Leicester High School for Girls, Leicestershire

471.8

15

Loughborough High School, Leicestershire

471.1

16

Bootham School, York

462.7

17

Nottingham High School, Nottinghamshire

460.3

18

Peniel Academy, Essex

458.9

19

Hampton School, Middlesex

458.2

20

Casterton School, Lancashire

453.8

21

Magdalen College School, Oxford

453.1

22

Merchant Taylors' School, Middlesex

453.0

23

The Grange School, Cheshire

452.5

24

Norwich High School for Girls, Norfolk

451.4

25

City of London Freemens' School, Surrey

450.6

26

Alleyn's School, London

450.0

27

Hymers College, Hull

449.1

28

St Paul's Girls' School, London

447.9

29

Badminton School, Bristol

446.1

30

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, West Yorkshire

445.5

31

St Paul's School, London

444.7

32

Merchant Taylors' School for Girls, Merseyside

444.1

33

Lycee Francais Charles de Gaulle (British Section), London

443.8

34

Leicester Grammar School, Leicestershire

443.2

35

The Perse School, Cambridgeshire

440.7

36

The Queen's School, Cheshire

440.5

37

North London Collegiate School, Middlesex

437.5

38

Warwick School, Warwickshire

437.5

39

Bolton School Girls' Division, Lancashire

436.6

40

Holy Trinity School, Worcestershire

435.5

41

Newcastle-under-Lyme School, Staffordshire

435.2

42

Cheadle Hulme School, Cheshire

435.1

43

Merchant Taylors' Boys' School, Merseyside

434.3

44

Bradford Girls' Grammar School, West Yorkshire

430.6

45

The Manchester Grammar School, Lancashire

430.2

46

Sir William Perkins's School, Surrey

430.0

47

St Albans School, Hertfordshire

429.5

48

City of London School for Girls, London

429.4

49

Loughborough Grammar School, Burton Walks, Leicestershire

428.5

50

Derby High School, Hillsway, Derbyshire

427.7

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