The Top 100 Comprehensive Schools at A-level


Thursday 26 January 2012 10:30 GMT

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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 Comprehensive Schools at A-level
1 Hockerill Anglo-European College, Dunmow Road, Bishop's Stortford, CM23 5HX 1172.8
2 The Blue Coat CofE School, Egerton Street, Oldham, OL1 3SQ 1117.7
3 St Mary's Catholic College, St Walburga's Road, Blackpool, FY3 7EQ 1069.2
4 St Benedict's Catholic School, Beetons Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 6RH 1058.5
5 Sir John Lawes School, Manland Way, Harpenden, AL5 4QP 1049.1
6 The Becket School, The Becket Way, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford, NG2 7QY 1034.9
7 The King's School (the Cathedral School), Park Road, Peterborough, PE1 2UE (01733 751541) 1032
8 Fulford School, Fulfordgate, Heslington Lane, Fulford, York, YO10 4FY 1029.1
9 St Mary Magdalene Academy, Liverpool Road, Islington, London, N7 8PG 1022.9
10 The Nelson Thomlinson School, High Street, Wigton, CA7 9PX 1014.2
11 The West Bridgford School, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7FA 1002.1
12 Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, The Green Road, Ashbourne, DE6 1EP 995
13 Audenshaw School Academy Trust, Hazel Street, Audenshaw, Manchester, M34 5NB 987.5
14 The Priory Academy LSST, Cross O'Cliff Hill, Lincoln, LN5 8PW 987.4
15 Sacred Heart of Mary Girls' School, St Mary's Lane, Upminster, RM14 2QR 985.5
16 Wymondham High School, Folly Road, Wymondham, NR18 0QT 983
17 St Augustine's Catholic High School: A Specialist Science College, Stonepits Lane, Hunt End, Redditch, B97 5LX 979.9
18 Farlingaye High School, Ransom Road, Woodbridge, IP12 4JX 979.8
19 Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD18 7JF 973.4
20 St Mary's Catholic Comprehensive School, Menston, Bradford Road, Menston, Ilkley, LS29 6AE 968
21 St John Payne Catholic Comprehensive School, Chelmsford, Patching Hall Lane, Chelmsford, CM1 4BS 967.3
22 King Edward VI School, Upper St John Street, Lichfield, WS14 9EE 961.6
23 St Anthony's Catholic Girls' School, Thornhill Terrace, Sunderland, SR2 7JN 958.1
24 Sheldon School, Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, SN14 6HJ 957.5
25 St Mary's Catholic High School, Newbold Road, Upper Newbold, Chesterfield, S41 8AG 956.8
26 Thomas Telford School, Old Park, Telford, TF3 4NW 956.4
27 Watford Grammar School for Girls, Lady's Close, Watford, WD18 0AE 949
28 Huxlow Science College, Finedon Road, Irthlingborough, Wellingborough, NN9 5TY 948.4
29 Chingford Foundation School, Nevin Drive, Chingford, London, E4 7LT 947.6
30 Gordon's School, Bagshot Road, West End, Woking, GU24 9PT 944.3
31 Crompton House CofE School, Rochdale Road, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 7HS 943.4
32 Balcarras School, East End Road, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, GL53 8QF 942.9
33 George Abbot School, Woodruff Avenue, Guildford, GU1 1XX 941.5
34 St Alban's Catholic High School, Digby Road, Ipswich, IP4 3NJ 939.1
35 Shelley College - A Specialist Centre for Science, Huddersfield Road, Shelley, Huddersfield, HD8 8NL 938.4
36 St Martin's School, Hanging Hill Lane, Hutton, Brentwood, CM13 2HG 937.5
37 Canon Slade CofE School, Bradshaw Brow, Bolton, BL2 3BP 936.4
38 Huntington School, Huntington Road, Huntington, York, YO32 9WT 936.1
39 The Broxbourne School, High Road, Broxbourne, EN10 7DD 934.7
40 The Fallibroome Academy, Priory Lane, Upton, Macclesfield, SK10 4AF 934.4
41 Ousedale School, The Grove, Newport Pagnell, MK16 0BJ 934.1
42 The McAuley Catholic High School, Cantley Lane, Doncaster, DN3 3QF 932.6
43 William Hulme's Grammar School, Spring Bridge Road, Manchester, M16 8PR 932.4
44 Ripley St Thomas Church of England High School, Ashton Road, Lancaster, LA1 4RS 930.8
45= Bridgewater High School, Broomfields Road, Appleton, Warrington, WA4 3AE 930.4
45= Carmel RC College, The Headlands, Darlington, DL3 8RW 930.4
45= Notre Dame High School, Fulwood Road, Sheffield, S10 3BT 930.4
48 Dixons City Academy, Ripley Street, Bradford, BD5 7RR 929.8
49 Faringdon Community College, Fernham Road, Faringdon, SN7 7LB 929.4
50 The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, OX2 7EE 928
51 William Farr CofE Comprehensive School, Lincoln Road, Welton, Lincoln, LN2 3JB 927.8
52 Hutton Church of England Grammar School, Liverpool Road, Hutton, Preston, PR4 5SN 925.9
53 The Queen Katherine School, Appleby Road, Kendal, LA9 6PJ 925.7
54 Guru Nanak Sikh Voluntary Aided Secondary School, Springfield Road, Hayes, UB4 0LT 925.3
55 Friesland School, Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre, NG10 5AF 923.3
56 Kirkby Stephen Grammar School, Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4HA 922.7
57 William Brookes School, Farley Road, Much Wenlock, TF13 6NB 922.5
58= Cheadle High School, Station Road, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 1LH 922.1
58= Moorside High School, Cellarhead Road, Werrington, Stoke-on-Trent, ST9 0HP 922.1
58= Painsley Catholic College, Station Road, Cheadle, Stoke-on-Trent, ST10 1LH 922.1
61 Wymondham College, Golf Links Road, Morley, Wymondham, NR18 9SZ 921.8
62= All Hallows Catholic College, Brooklands Avenue, Macclesfield, SK11 8LB 917
62= Dame Alice Owen's School, Dugdale Hill Lane, Potters Bar, EN6 2DU 917
64 The Burgate School & Sixth Form Centre, Salisbury Road, Fordingbridge, SP6 1EZ 916.8
65 Ilkley Grammar School, Cowpasture Road, Ilkley, LS29 8TR 916.7
66 The Ashcombe School, Ashcombe Road, Dorking, RH4 1LY 914.1
67 Stokesley School, Station Road, Stokesley, TS9 5AL 913.8
68 Lady Manners School, Shutts Lane, Bakewell, DE45 1JA 913.6
69= Sandbach High School & Sixth Form College, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 3NT 911.3
69= The Boswells School, Burnham Road, Chelmsford, CM1 6LY 911.3
71 Penistone Grammar School, Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, S36 7BX 910.9
72 Sexey's School, Cole Road, Bruton, BA10 0DF 910.1
73 The Ferrers Specialist Arts College, Queensway, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, NN10 8LF 909.5
74 Wickersley School & Sports College, Bawtry Road, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 1JL 908.6
75= St Aidan's Church of England High School, Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, HG2 8JR 908.5
75= St John Fisher Catholic High School, Hookstone Drive, Harrogate, HG2 8PT 908.5
77 Rainford High Technology College, Higher Lane, Rainford, St Helens, WA11 8NY 906.8
78 The Ecclesbourne School, Wirksworth Road, Duffield, Belper, DE56 4GS 905.9
79 Bingley Grammar School, Keighley Road, Bingley, BD16 2RS 904.6
80 King David High School, Childwall Road, Liverpool, L15 6UZ 903.9
81 Roundwood Park School, Roundwood Park, Harpenden, AL5 3AE 903.2
82 The Belvedere Academy, 17 Belvidere Road, Princes Park, Liverpool, L8 3TF 902.9
83 Birkenhead High School Academy, 86 Devonshire Place, Prenton, CH43 1TY 902.1
84 Tadcaster Grammar School, Toulston, Tadcaster, LS24 9NB 901.4
85 Brentwood County High School, Shenfield Common, Brentwood, CM14 4JF 899.4
86 Durham Johnston Comprehensive School, Crossgate Moor, Durham, DH1 4SU 898.3
87 Conyers School, Green Lane, Yarm, TS15 9ET 897.2
88 Parmiter's School, High Elms Lane, Garston, Watford, WD25 0UU 896.2
89 De Lisle Catholic School Loughborough Leicestershire, Thorpe Hill, Loughborough, LE11 4SQ 895.6
90= Coloma Convent Girls' School, Upper Shirley Road, Croydon, CR9 5AS 895.4
90= Haslingden High School, Broadway, Haslingden, Rossendale, BB4 4EY 895.4
92= Kenilworth School & Sports College, Leyes Lane, Kenilworth, CV8 2DA 894.6
92= Northgate High School, Sidegate Lane West, Ipswich, IP4 3DL 894.6
94 Freman College, Bowling Green Lane, Buntingford, SG9 9BT 893.3
95 St Edward's College, North Drive, Sandfield Park, Liverpool, L12 1LF 892.2
96 The Camden School for Girls, Sandall Road, London, NW5 2DB 891.7
97= Moulsham High School & Humanities College, Brian Close, Chelmsford, CM2 9ES 890.3
97= St Mary's Catholic High School, Manchester Road, Astley, Tyldesley, Manchester, M29 7EE 890.3
99 Hagley Catholic High School, Brake Lane, Hagley, DY8 2XL 889.7
100 Turton High School Media Arts College, Bromley Cross Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton, BL7 9LT 888

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