The Top 100 Selective Schools at A-level


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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 Selective Schools at A-level
1Colchester Royal Grammar School, Lexden Road, Colchester, CO3 3ND1477.1
2King's College School, Southside, Wimbledon Common, London, SW19 4TT1300.4
3Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Cavendish Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2NL1283.6
4Invicta Grammar School, Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, ME14 5DR1272.9
5King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, CM1 3SX1269.8
6King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7QJ1268.9
7Colyton Grammar School, Whitwell Lane, Colyford, Colyton, EX24 6HN1261.6
8The Tiffin Girls' School, Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5PL1249.9
9King Edward VI Five Ways School, Scotland Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, B32 4BT1206.4
10Lancaster Girls' Grammar School, Regent Street, Lancaster, LA1 1SF1204.9
11Pate's Grammar School, Princess Elizabeth Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0HG1183.3
12King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Vicarage Road, Kings Heath, Birmingham, B14 7QJ1179
13Heckmondwike Grammar School, High Street, Heckmondwike, WF16 0AH1178.3
14St Clare's, Oxford, 139 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7AL1176.1
15Nonsuch High School for Girls, Ewell Road, Cheam, Sutton, SM3 8AB1168.6
16=Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School, Glen Road, Waterfoot, Rossendale, BB4 7BJ1168.5
16=Dartford Grammar School, West Hill, Dartford, DA1 2HW1168.5
18Wycombe Abbey School, Abbey Way, High Wycombe, HP11 1PE1163.3
19The Blue Coat School, Church Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, L15 9EE1162.3
20Chelmsford County High School for Girls, Broomfield Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1RW1150.7
21Dover Grammar School for Girls, Frith Road, Dover, CT16 2PZ1141.9
22Stratford-upon-Avon Grammar School for Girls A Specialist College for Language & Science, Shottery Manor, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 9HA1139.7
23Queen Elizabeth's School, Barnet, Queen's Road, Barnet, EN5 4DQ1139.5
24Wilson's School, Mollison Drive, Wallington, SM6 9JW1138.7
25Tiffin School, Queen Elizabeth Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 6RL1137.7
26=Dr Challoner's Grammar School, Chesham Road, Amersham, HP6 5HA1136.1
26=Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5PT1136.1
28St Olave's & St Saviour's Grammar School, Goddington Lane, Orpington, BR6 9SH1131.9
29Ripon Grammar School, Clotherholme Road, Ripon, HG4 2DG1128.8
30Ermysted's Grammar School, Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1PL1127.5
31Southend High School for Boys, Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 0RG1127.3
32Wolverhampton Girls' High School, Tettenhall Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 0BY1124.9
33St Michael's Catholic Grammar School, Nether Street, North Finchley, London, N12 7NJ1116.8
34Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, WA14 2RS1112.1
35Southend High School for Girls, Southchurch Boulevard, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 4UZ1111.3
36Lancaster Royal Grammar School, East Road, Lancaster, LA1 3EF1099.8
37The Henrietta Barnett School, Central Square, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London, NW11 7BN1097.6
38King Edward VI Handsworth School, Rose Hill Road, Birmingham, B21 9AR1095.9
39Westcliff High School for Boys Academy, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 0BP1092.7
40Newport Girls' High School, Wellington Road, Newport, TF10 7HL1089.4
41Queen Mary's Grammar School, Sutton Road, Walsall, WS1 2PG1085.3
42Caistor Grammar School, Church Street, Caistor, Market Rasen, LN7 6QJ1083.8
43=Colchester County High School for Girls, Norman Way, Colchester, CO3 3US1081
43=Sir Thomas Rich's School, Oakleaze, Gloucester, GL2 0LF1081
45The Judd School, Brook Street, Tonbridge, TN9 2PN1077.7
46Headington School, Headington Road, Oxford, OX3 7TD1075.2
47King Edward VI Aston School, Frederick Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6DJ1074.4
48Clitheroe Royal Grammar School, York Street, Clitheroe, BB7 2DJ1063.7
49Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Ullswater Road, Penrith, CA11 7EG1062.7
50Tonbridge Grammar School, Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, TN9 2JR1060.6
51Sir William Borlase's Grammar School, West Street, Marlow, SL7 2BR1055.5
52West Kirby Grammar School, Graham Road, West Kirby, Wirral, CH48 5DP1054.2
53Barton Court Grammar School, Longport, Canterbury, CT1 1PH1050.6
54Kesteven & Grantham Girls' School, Sandon Road, Grantham, NG31 9AU1049.9
55Westcliff High School for Girls, Kenilworth Gardens, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 0BS1048.6
56High School for Girls, Denmark Road, Gloucester, GL1 3JN1048.3
57Kendrick School, London Road, Reading, RG1 5BN1047.7
58Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2NH1045.6
59Wallington County Grammar School, Croydon Road, Wallington, SM6 7PH1044.6
60The King's School, Grantham, Brook Street, Grantham, NG31 6RP1044.2
61Fort Pitt Grammar School, Fort Pitt Hill, Chatham, ME4 6TJ1041.6
62Wirral Grammar School for Girls, Heath Road, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 3AF1039.5
63St Bernard's Catholic Grammar School, 1 Langley Road, Slough, SL3 7AF1038.9
64Wirral Grammar School for Boys, Cross Lane, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 3AQ1038
65Twycross House School, 1 Main Road, Twycross, Atherstone, CV9 3PL1037.3
66Reading School, Erleigh Road, Reading, RG1 5LW1035.3
67Newstead Wood School for Girls, Avebury Road, Orpington, BR6 9SA1031
68Borden Grammar School, Avenue of Remembrance, Sittingbourne, ME10 4DB1029
69Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Abbey Place, Faversham, ME13 7BQ1027.2
70Sale Grammar School, Marsland Road, Sale, M33 3NH1026.1
71Channing School, The Bank, Highgate, London, N6 5HF1024.8
72Bourne Grammar School, South Road, Bourne, PE10 9JE1023.9
73Aylesbury Grammar School, Walton Road, Aylesbury, HP21 7RP1023.4
74The Crossley Heath School, Savile Park, Halifax, HX3 0HG1020.6
75Winchester College, College Street, Winchester, SO23 9NA1019.6
76Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Shepherds Lane, Dartford, DA1 2NT1018.8
77Merchant Taylors' School, Sandy Lodge, Northwood, HA6 2HT1018
78=Royal Grammar School, High Street, Guildford, GU1 3BB1017.4
78=Sir Roger Manwood's School, Manwood Road, Sandwich, CT13 9JX1017.4
80Brighton College, Eastern Road, Brighton, BN2 0AL1016.1
81Upton Hall School FCJ, Upton, Wirral, CH49 6LJ1014.2
82The Queen Elizabeth's High School, Gainsborough, Morton Terrace, Gainsborough, DN21 2ST1013.6
83Devonport High School for Boys, Paradise Road, Stoke, Plymouth, PL1 5QP1012.2
84Torquay Boys' Grammar School, Shiphay Manor Drive, Torquay, TQ2 7EL1010.8
85Poole Grammar School, Gravel Hill, Poole, BH17 9JU1010.6
86Urmston Grammar Academy, Newton Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 5UG1007.6
87Highsted Grammar School, Highsted Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 4PT1004.5
88Wellington College, Crowthorne, RG45 7PU1002.6
89Dr Challoner's High School, Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, Amersham, HP7 9QB1001.7
90Wallington High School for Girls, Woodcote Road, Wallington, SM6 0PH999
91South Wilts Grammar School for Girls, Stratford Road, Salisbury, SP1 3JJ998.4
92Stretford Grammar School, Granby Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 8JB997.1
93The Crypt School, Podsmead, Gloucester, GL2 5AE994.9
94Devonport High School for Girls, Lyndhurst Road, Peverell, Plymouth, PL2 3DL994.4
95Old Palace of John Whitgift School, Old Palace Road, Croydon, CR0 1AX992.5
96Sutton Grammar School for Boys, Manor Lane, Sutton, SM1 4AS991.9
97Ilford County High School, Fremantle Road, Barkingside, Ilford, IG6 2JB991.2
98Spalding High School, Stonegate, Spalding, PE11 2PJ989.9
99=Aylesbury High School, Walton Road, Aylesbury, HP21 7SX988.8
99=The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe, Amersham Road, High Wycombe, HP13 6QT988.8