The Top 100 Selective 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 Independent 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 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
  • Get to the point
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

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

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs Education

Recruitment Genius: Telesales Advisor - OTE £30,000

£15000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a fantastic opportunity...

Recruitment Genius: Telesales Advisor - OTE £30,000

£15000 - £30000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a fantastic opportunity...

Recruitment Genius: Administration Assistant / Apprenticeship Industry

£16000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a fantastic opportunity for an e...

Recruitment Genius: NVQ Assessor

£17000 - £20000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: A Private Training Provider off...

Day In a Page

NHS struggling to monitor the safety and efficacy of its services outsourced to private providers

Who's monitoring the outsourced NHS services?

A report finds that private firms are not being properly assessed for their quality of care
Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

Zac Goldsmith: 'I'll trigger a by-election over Heathrow'

The Tory MP said he did not want to stand again unless his party's manifesto ruled out a third runway. But he's doing so. Watch this space
How do Greek voters feel about Syriza's backtracking on its anti-austerity pledge?

How do Greeks feel about Syriza?

Five voters from different backgrounds tell us what they expect from Syriza's charismatic leader Alexis Tsipras
From Iraq to Libya and Syria: The wars that come back to haunt us

The wars that come back to haunt us

David Cameron should not escape blame for his role in conflicts that are still raging, argues Patrick Cockburn
Sam Baker and Lauren Laverne: Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

Too busy to surf? Head to The Pool

A new website is trying to declutter the internet to help busy women. Holly Williams meets the founders
Heston Blumenthal to cook up a spice odyssey for British astronaut manning the International Space Station

UK's Major Tum to blast off on a spice odyssey

Nothing but the best for British astronaut as chef Heston Blumenthal cooks up his rations
John Harrison's 'longitude' clock sets new record - 300 years on

‘Longitude’ clock sets new record - 300 years on

Greenwich horologists celebrate as it keeps to within a second of real time over a 100-day test
Fears in the US of being outgunned in the vital propaganda wars by Russia, China - and even Isis - have prompted a rethink on overseas broadcasters

Let the propaganda wars begin - again

'Accurate, objective, comprehensive': that was Voice of America's creed, but now its masters want it to promote US policy, reports Rupert Cornwell
Why Japan's incredible long-distance runners will never win the London Marathon

Japan's incredible long-distance runners

Every year, Japanese long-distance runners post some of the world's fastest times – yet, come next weekend, not a single elite competitor from the country will be at the London Marathon
Why does Tom Drury remain the greatest writer you've never heard of?

Tom Drury: The quiet American

His debut was considered one of the finest novels of the past 50 years, and he is every bit the equal of his contemporaries, Jonathan Franzen, Dave Eggers and David Foster Wallace
You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

You should judge a person by how they peel a potato

Dave Hax's domestic tips are reminiscent of George Orwell's tea routine. The world might need revolution, but we like to sweat the small stuff, says DJ Taylor
Beige is back: The drab car colours of the 1970s are proving popular again

Beige to the future

Flares and flounce are back on catwalks but a revival in ’70s car paintjobs was a stack-heeled step too far – until now
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's dishes highlight the delicate essence of fresh cheeses

Bill Granger cooks with fresh cheeses

More delicate on the palate, milder, fresh cheeses can also be kinder to the waistline
Aston Villa vs Liverpool: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful,' says veteran Shay Given

Shay Given: 'This FA Cup run has been wonderful'

The Villa keeper has been overlooked for a long time and has unhappy memories of the national stadium – but he is savouring his chance to play at Wembley
Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own - Michael Calvin

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Timeless drama of Championship race in league of its own