The Top 100 Independent Schools at A-level

* Secondary school tables 2012, ranked by Local Education Authority
* New tables reveal how disadvantaged pupils fall behind
* The Top 100 Comprehensive Schools at A-level
* The Top 100 Selective Schools at A-level
* How has the City Academy in Norwich gone from struggling school to class act?

Under the average point score, equal weight is given for each A-level - with 270 points awarded for an A, 240 for a B, 210 for a C, 180 for a D, and 150 for an E. The InternationalBaccalaureate is also recognised with 1,380 points for a maximum diploma score of 45.

The Top 100 Independent Schools at A-level
1Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks, TN13 1HU1352.3
2King's College School, Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT1300.4
3The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Hanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HF1281.2
4King Edward VI High School for Girls, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UB1262.1
5St Swithun's School, Alresford Road, Winchester, SO21 1HA1253
6Loughborough High School, Burton Walks, Loughborough, LE11 2DU1238.9
7Withington Girls' School, Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL1231.4
8Hampton School, Hanworth Road, Hampton, TW12 3HD1218.2
9King Edward's School, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2UA1177.7
10Nottingham High School, Waverley Mount, Nottingham, NG7 4ED1171.2
11North London Collegiate School, Canons Drive, Edgware, HA8 7RJ1171
12Wycombe Abbey School, Abbey Way, High Wycombe, HP11 1PE1163.3
13Adcote School for Girls, Little Ness, Shrewsbury, SY4 2JY1158
14Norwich High School for Girls GDST, 95 Newmarket Road, Norwich, NR2 2HU1155.7
15The Stephen Perse Foundation, Union Road, Cambridge, CB2 1HF1137.5
16Chase Academy, Convent Close, Cannock, WS11 0UR1135.7
17Westminster School, Little Dean's Yard, London, SW1P 3PB1135.6
18Concord College, Acton Burnell Hall, Shrewsbury, SY5 7PF1132.9
19St Catherine's School, Station Road, Bramley, Guildford, GU5 0DF1131.1
20Yarm School, The Friarage, Yarm, TS15 9EJ1125.2
21Magdalen College School, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DZ1123.2
22St Paul's School, Lonsdale Road, Barnes, London, SW13 9JT1116.6
23The Cheltenham Ladies' College, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3EP1106.9
24Hymers College, Hymers Avenue, Hull, HU3 1LW1098.5
25City of London Freemen's School, Ashtead Park, Ashtead, KT21 1ET1097.7
26Wakefield Girls' High School, Wentworth Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QS1095.7
27Derby High School, Hillsway, Littleover, Derby, DE23 3DT1093.9
28Marymount International School, George Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 7PE1089
29Sir William Perkins's School, Guildford Road, Chertsey, KT16 9BN1087.4
30The Grange School, Bradburns Lane, Hartford, Northwich, CW8 1LU1085.4
31Radley College, Radley, Abingdon, OX14 2HR1083.2
32Malvern College, College Road, Malvern, WR14 3DF1080.7
33Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD1075.2
34Harrow School, 5 High Street, Harrow-on-the-Hill, HA1 3HP1075
35South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, London, NW3 5SS1074
36St Dominic's Priory School, 21 Station Road, Stone, ST15 8EN1071.7
37Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, 154 Northgate, Wakefield, WF1 3QX1068.5
38The Royal School, Farnham Lane, Haslemere, GU27 1HQ1066.4
39Stanborough Secondary School, Stanborough Park, Watford, WD25 9JT1065.4
40St Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St Albans, AL3 4HB1065.3
41St Paul's Girls' School, Brook Green, London, W6 7BS1064.2
42James Allen's Girls' School, East Dulwich Grove, London, SE22 8TE1062.8
43Bootham School, 51 Bootham, York, YO30 7BU1060
44Downe House, Cold Ash, Thatcham, RG18 9JJ1058.2
45Guildford High School, London Road, Guildford, GU1 1SJ1055.4
46Ockbrook School, The Settlement, Ockbrook, Derby, DE72 3RJ1055.3
47Bolton School Girls' Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4PB1052.6
48Warwick School, Myton Road, Warwick, CV34 6PP1042.9
49Alton Convent School, Anstey Lane, Alton, GU34 2NG1042.5
50Loughborough Grammar School, Burton Walks, Loughborough, LE11 2DU1042.1
51Bolton School Boys' Division, Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4PA1041.1
52City of London School for Girls, St Giles' Terrace, Barbican, London, EC2Y 8BB1038.9
53Oxford High School GDST, Belbroughton Road, Oxford, OX2 6XA1038.1
54Twycross House School, 1 Main Road, Twycross, Atherstone, CV9 3PL1037.3
55Windermere School & Windermere Preparatory School, Browhead, Patterdale Road, Windermere, LA23 1NW1037.1
56The Queen's School, City Walls Road, Chester, CH1 2NN1034.7
57The Portsmouth Grammar School, High Street, Old Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2LN1033.3
58Bellerbys College, 1 Billinton Way, Brighton, BN1 4LF1032.8
59T A S I S, Coldharbour Lane, Thorpe, Egham, TW20 8TE1032
60Putney High School, 35 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6BH1030.8
61Scarborough College, Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3BA1028.9
62Badminton School, Westbury Road, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol, BS9 3BA1028.7
63Whitgift School, Haling Park, South Croydon, CR2 6YT1026
64Channing School, The Bank, Highgate, London, N6 5HF1024.8
65The Manchester Grammar School, Old Hall Lane, Manchester, M13 0XT1024.4
66The Mount School, Dalton Terrace, York, YO24 4DD1023.3
67The Godolphin & Latymer School, Iffley Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 0PG1023.2
68St Teresa's School, Effingham Hill, Dorking, RH5 6ST1022.6
69Pitsford School, Pitsford Hall, Moulton Lane, Pitsford, Northampton, NN6 9AX1022.3
70=Bellerby's College, Trajan House, Mill Street, Oxford, OX2 0DJ1021
70=Luckley-Oakfield School, Luckley Road, Wokingham, RG40 3EU1021
72The Perse School, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8QF1019.7
73Winchester College, College Street, Winchester, SO23 9NA1019.6
74Tonbridge School, Tonbridge, TN9 1JP1019.2
75Merchant Taylors' School, Sandy Lodge, Northwood, HA6 2HT1018
76Royal Grammar School, High Street, Guildford, GU1 3BB1017.4
77Brighton College, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 0AL1016.1
78Latymer Upper School, 237 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9LR1015.7
79Thetford Grammar School, Bridge Street, Thetford, IP24 3AF1015.2
80Eton College, High Street, Eton, Windsor, SL4 6DW1013
81Bancrofts School, 611-627 High Road, Woodford Green, IG8 0RF1012.4
82=Birkdale School, Oakholme Road, Sheffield, S10 3DH1012.1
82=Sheffield High School, 10 Rutland Park, Sheffield, S10 2PE1012.1
84Queen Ethelburga's College, Thorpe Underwood Hall, Thorpe Underwood Estate, Ouseburn York, YO26 9SS1011.3
85Bury Grammar School Girls, Bridge Road, Bury, BL9 0HH1008.4
86The Abbey School Reading, 17 Kendrick Road, Reading, RG1 5DZ1007.4
87Fulneck School, Fulneck, Pudsey, LS28 8DS1003.8
88Wimbledon High School, Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB1002.7
89Wellington College, Crowthorne, RG45 7PU1002.6
90Bedford School, De Parys Avenue, Bedford, MK40 2TU1002.5
91Bury Grammar School Boys, Tenterden Street, Bury, BL9 0HN997.8
92Haileybury & Imperial Service College, Hertford, SG13 7NU997.1
93Moira House Girls' School, Upper Carlisle Road, Eastbourne, BN20 7TE996.4
94Lancing College, Lancing, BN15 0RW993.7
95St Dunstan's College, Stanstead Road, Catford, London, SE6 4TY993.3
96City of London School, Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4V 3AL992.8
97Old Palace of John Whitgift School, Old Palace Road, Croydon, CR0 1AX992.5
98St Mary's School Ascot, St Mary's Road, South Ascot, Ascot, SL5 9JF992
99Ackworth School, Ackworth, Pontefract, WF7 7LT991.5
100Oundle School, Great Hall, New Street, Oundle, Peterborough, PE8 4GH990.5
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Education

Belong: Volunteer Mentor for Offenders

This is a volunteer role with paid expenses : Belong: Seeking volunteers who c...

Recruitment Genius: Experienced Health & Safety Support Tutor

£19000 - £25000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a fantastic opportunity...

Recruitment Genius: Telesales Executive - OTE £45,000

£18000 - £45000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This market leader in the devel...

AER Teachers: Graduate Primary TA - West London - Autumn

£65 - £75 per day + competitive rates: AER Teachers: The school is seeking gra...

Day In a Page

Migrant crisis: UN official Philippe Douste-Blazy reveals the harrowing sights he encountered among refugees arriving on Lampedusa

‘Can we really just turn away?’

Dead bodies, men drowning, women miscarrying – a senior UN figure on the horrors he has witnessed among migrants arriving on Lampedusa, and urges politicians not to underestimate our caring nature
Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger as Isis ravages centuries of history

Nine of Syria and Iraq's 10 world heritage sites are in danger...

... and not just because of Isis vandalism
Girl on a Plane: An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack

Girl on a Plane

An exclusive extract of the novelisation inspired by the 1970 Palestinian fighters hijack
Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

Why Frederick Forsyth's spying days could spell disaster for today's journalists

The author of 'The Day of the Jackal' has revealed he spied for MI6 while a foreign correspondent
Markus Persson: If being that rich is so bad, why not just give it all away?

That's a bit rich

The billionaire inventor of computer game Minecraft says he is bored, lonely and isolated by his vast wealth. If it’s that bad, says Simon Kelner, why not just give it all away?
Euro 2016: Chris Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Coleman on course to end half a century of hurt for Wales

Wales last qualified for major tournament in 1958 but after several near misses the current crop can book place at Euro 2016 and end all the indifference
Rugby World Cup 2015: The tournament's forgotten XV

Forgotten XV of the rugby World Cup

Now the squads are out, Chris Hewett picks a side of stars who missed the cut
A groundbreaking study of 'Britain's Atlantis' long buried at the bottom of the North Sea could revolutionise how we see our prehistoric past

Britain's Atlantis

Scientific study beneath North Sea could revolutionise how we see the past
The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember,' says Starkey

The Queen has 'done and said nothing that anybody will remember'

David Starkey's assessment
Oliver Sacks said his life has been 'an enormous privilege and adventure'

'An enormous privilege and adventure'

Oliver Sacks writing about his life
'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

'Gibraltar is British, and it is going to stay British forever'

The Rock's Chief Minister hits back at Spanish government's 'lies'
Britain is still addicted to 'dirty coal'

Britain still addicted to 'dirty' coal

Biggest energy suppliers are more dependent on fossil fuel than a decade ago
Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition

Orthorexia nervosa

How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition
Lady Chatterley is not obscene, says TV director

Lady Chatterley’s Lover

Director Jed Mercurio on why DH Lawrence's novel 'is not an obscene story'
Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests

Set a pest to catch a pest

Farmers in tropical forests are training ants to kill off bigger pests