Ranking according to A-level result
Rank School Name Candidates %A*/A
1 Cardiff Sixth Form College 158 94.64
2 Guildford High School for Girls 77 89.41
3 Westminster School 194 87.96
4 Cranleigh School 131 87.8
5 North London Collegiate School 118 86.68
6 Brighton College 182 84.39
7 Wycombe Abbey School 85 83.99
8 Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School 169 83.64
9 King Edward’s School 104 82.69
10 Magdalen College School 135 82.25
11 Queen Ethelburga’s College 101 81.78
12 The Faculty of Queen Ethelburga’s 123 81.25
13 King’s College School (KCS) 196 80.71
14 Concord College 162 79.23
15 James Allen’s Girls’ School 85 78.34
16 Manchester High School for Girls 97 78.26
17 Royal Grammar School 145 78.13
18 The Perse School 171 78.07
19 St Helen and St Katharine 83 77.78
20 City of London School For Girls 85 77.74
21 St Albans High School for Girls 73 77.53
22 The Grange School 86 76.89
23 St John’s College, Cardiff 46 76.62
24 Withington Girls’ School 77 76.13
25 Oxford High School GDST 67 75.91
26 St Mary’s School, Ascot 57 75.43
27 Highgate School 154 75.29
28 South Hampstead High School GDST 75 74.26
29 Hampton School 174 74.04
30 The Maynard School 28 73.91
31 Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls 105 72.51
32 Bancroft’s School 123 72.39
33 Latymer Upper School 177 72.37
34 City of London School 129 72.29
35 Ruthin School 54 72.25
36 Reigate Grammar School 120 71.97
37 Wellington College 246 71.96
38 The Stephen Perse Foundation 71 71.67
39 Putney High School GDST 59 71.35
40 The Abbey School 85 71.32
41 Merchant Taylors’ School 138 71.11
42 The Manchester Grammar School 196 70.82
43 City of London Freemen’s School 109 70.45
44 St Swithun’s School 76 68.88
45 Alleyn’s School 142 68.04
46 Exeter School 97 67.85
47 Oundle School 190 66.93
48 King Edward’s School 104 66.47
49 St Catherine’s, Bramley 82 66.42
50 Headington School 129 66.13
51 St Albans School 138 66.08
52 St Clare’s 105 65.4
53 The Cathedral School Llandaff 27 64.37
54 Norwich High School GDST 49 64.29
55 Caterham School 159 64.16
56 Notting Hill and Ealing High School GDST 78 64.14
57 Norwich School 140 63.88
58 Marlborough College 203 63.68
59 Hurtwood House 153 63.47
60 Wimbledon High School GDST 72 63.44
61 University College School, Hampstead 140 63.3
62 St James Senior Girls’ School 27 62.5
63 Durham High School for Girls 38 62.5
64 Dulwich College 198 62.38
65 Sherborne Girls 91 61.97
66 Lime House School 25 61.9
67 St Helen’s School 62 61.66
68 ACS Egham International School 46 61.59
69 The King’s School, Cheshire 108 61.52
70 Benenden School 84 61.25
71 Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park 50 60.78
72 Marymount International School 35 60.75
73 Haileybury 153 60
74 Chigwell School 74 59.84
75 Badminton School 61 59.81
76 Kingswood School 104 59.56
77 Channing School 60 59.47
78 The Portsmouth Grammar School 146 58.9
79 Leicester Grammar School 91 58.8
80 Royal Grammar School 168 58.19
81 Kingston Grammar School 113 58.17
82 Bromsgrove School 200 58.09
83 Rugby School 170 57.8
84 Woldingham School 83 57.79
85 Queen Margaret’s School (York) 64 57.67
86 Walthamstow Hall 41 57.26
87 King’s School 184 57.14
88 St Peter’s School 122 56.69
89 Bishop’s Stortford College 101 56.66
90 Cambridge Tutors College 91 55.68
91 Christ College 64 55.67
92 St Michael’s School 68 55.56
93 Bellerbys College Cambridge 43 55.48
94 George Watson’s College 32 55.41
95 d’Overbroeck’s College 121 55.25
96 Bolton School Boys’ Division 115 55.17
97 Talbot Heath School 38 55.08
98 Clifton College 143 54.91
99 Bellerbys College 98 54.75
100 St Mary’s School, Shaftesbury 40 54.62
101 Queen Margaret’s School (York) 65 54.46
102 Hereford Cathedral School 73 54.39
103 Roedean School 83 54.26
104 St Francis’ College 42 53.9
105 Ibstock Place School 51 53.89
106 Eltham College 115 53.8
107 Haberdashers’ Monmouth School for Girls 69 53.27
108 St Mary’s Calne 50 53.21
109 Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School 54 53.13
110 Ipswich School 102 53.05
111 Sir William Perkins’s School 59 52.97
112 King William’s College 63 52.85
113 Bristol Grammar School 138 52.58
114 Mayfield School 45 52.48
115 Bromley High School GDST 64 52.31
116 Warwick School 136 52.3
117 Bolton School Girls’ Division 102 52.27
118 Howell’s School Llandaff GDST 110 52.08
119 The Queen’s School, Chester 52 51.9
120 Stockport Grammar School 128 51.7
121 Northampton High School GDST 57 51.69
122 Bedford Modern School 150 51.66
123 Canford School 127 51.28
124 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School 109 51.06
125 Bury Grammar School Girls 59 50.8
126 Ardingly College 120 50.67
127 Solihull School 121 50.67
128 ACS Cobham International School 94 50.52
129 Truro School 96 50.5
130 Dauntsey’s School 148 50.32
131 Newcastle-under-Lyme School 74 50.22
132 Immanuel College 50 50
133 Epsom College 160 49.9
134 Chetham’s School of Music 67 49.74
135 The Red Maids’ School 62 49.73
136 Churcher’s College 97 49.67
137 Bradford Grammar School 131 49.64
138 St Leonards 48 49.58
139 Sheffield High School GDST 102 49.51
140 The King Alfred School 51 49.31
141 The Mount School (York) 38 49.24
142 Moira House Girls’ School 38 49.21
143 Surbiton High School 128 49.14
144 Edgbaston High School for Girls 58 48.86
145 The Royal High School Bath GDST 92 48.78
146 Nottingham High School 98 48.7
147 Bellerbys College Oxford 30 48.6
148 Forest School 127 48.25
149 Bedford Girls’ School 101 48.18
150 Bedford School 130 48.06
151 Ipswich High School GDST 25 48
152 Queen’s Gate School 43 48
153 Uppingham School 169 47.83
154 Queenswood 62 47.78
155 Colfe’s School 65 47.74
156 Mill Hill School 94 47.57
157 Burgess Hill School for Girls 56 47.51
158 New Hall School 91 47.42
159 Loughborough High School 87 47.29
160 Hymers College 114 47.25
161 St Dunstan’s College 55 47.13
162 Sutton High School GDST 32 46.94
163 St George’s College Weybridge 136 46.78
164 Queen’s College London 29 46.67
165 The Royal School, Haslemere 30 46.46
166 Saint Felix School 27 46.25
167 Streatham and Clapham High School GDST 45 46.21
168 Birkenhead School 49 46.2
169 Christ’s Hospital 144 46.2
170 Nottingham Girls’ High School GDST 94 46.1
171 The Edinburgh Academy 50 46.07
172 Shrewsbury High School GDST 51 46.05
173 Kimbolton School 96 46.05
174 Oakham School 195 46.02
175 CATS College Cambridge 47 45.91
176 RGS Worcester 120 45.84
177 Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School 98 45.77
178 Reading Blue Coat School 127 45.74
179 The King’s School 133 45.68
180 Reed’s School 102 45.66
181 Victoria College 105 45.6
182 Monmouth School 105 45.48
183 ACS Hillingdon International School 25 45.45
184 King Henry VIII 89 45.35
185 St Mary’s School, Cambridge 51 45.18
186 Brentwood School 151 45.18
187 Birkdale School 102 45.16
188 Wells Cathedral School 88 45.09
189 King’s High School 81 45.06
190 Lingfield Notre Dame 67 44.67
191 Loughborough Grammar School 144 44.61
192 Bablake School 98 44.41
193 The King’s School 127 44.01
194 Northwood College GDST 90 43.98
195 Old Palace of John Whitgift School 45 43.97
196 Queen’s College 90 43.94
197 Brampton College 137 43.85
198 Wakefield Girls’ High School 84 43.75
199 Gresham’s School 105 43.64
200 Yarm School 97 43.56
201 Trent College 95 43.45
202 Cheadle Hulme School 129 43.15
203 Wolverhampton Grammar School 76 42.8
204 Ampleforth College 132 42.79
205 Newcastle High School for Girls GDST 99 42.67
206 Bede’s Senior School 158 42.34
207 St George’s School, Ascot 34 42.31
208 The Godolphin School 56 42.13
209 The Purcell School 41 42.11
210 Derby High School 36 42.06
211 Our Lady of Sion School 33 41.76
212 Tudor Hall School 50 41.72
213 Royal Russell School 65 41.63
214 Redland High School for Girls 42 41.27
215 West Buckland School 71 40.99
216 Bootham School 78 40.96
217 St Edmund’s College 82 40.96
218 Bradfield College 164 40.86
219 Claremont Fan Court School 45 40.74
220 Dame Allan’s Senior Schools 79 40.66
221 Ryde School 73 40.52
222 The Marist Senior School 28 40.48
223 Wellington School 68 40.42
224 Farnborough Hill 39 40.35
225 Stonyhurst College 112 40.23
226 Ratcliffe College 64 40
227 Kent College 74 39.75
228 The Ladies’ College 54 39.51
229 Elizabeth College 68 39.41
230 The John Lyon School 88 39.41
231 Leicester High School for Girls 32 39.36
232 Sidcot School 61 39.29
233 The Leys School 98 38.99
234 Derby Grammar School 38 38.76
235 The Oratory School 60 38.73
236 Croydon High School GDST 55 38.69
237 Merchiston Castle School 82 38.56
238 St John’s School 131 38.54
239 St Edmund’s School, Canterbury 58 37.99
240 Pocklington School 75 37.87
241 St Benedict’s School 103 37.62
242 Lord Wandsworth College 81 37.6
243 St Edward’s School 53 37.5
244 Loretto School 67 37.5
245 Leighton Park School 82 37.15
246 Stamford High School 96 36.99
247 Portsmouth High School GDST 36 36.84
248 Bryanston School 139 36.67
249 Felsted School 101 36.65
250 Moreton Hall 55 36.42
251 Lewes Old Grammar School 42 36.13
252 Rendcomb College 44 36.05
253 King’s School 31 35.8
254 Durham School 80 35.68
255 Woodhouse Grove School 93 35.66
256 Hull Collegiate School 48 35.62
257 The Swaminarayan School 28 35.37
258 Lincoln Minster School 67 35.12
259 Salesian College 64 35.11
260 The Arts Educational School London 59 34.83
261 Alderley Edge School 50 34.46
262 Ashville College 68 34.31
263 Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) 325 33.54
264 The Royal School Dungannon 77 33.47
265 Scarborough College 41 33.33
266 Fine Arts College 58 32.93
267 Stafford Grammar School 51 32.7
268 Blackheath High School GDST 34 32.67
269 Wisbech Grammar School 47 32.64
270 Glenalmond College 80 32.53
271 Oldham Hulme Grammar Schools 45 32.35
272 Kirkham Grammar School 72 32.08
273 Stamford School 98 32.07
274 DLD College London 128 32.01
275 St Mary’s College 55 31.82
276 Westholme School 52 31.29
277 Welbeck – The Defence Sixth Form College 156 31.22
278 Plymouth College 89 31.13
279 Tring Park School for the Performing Arts 70 30.82
280 St Margaret’s School 38 30.4
281 St Columba’s College 56 30.3
282 Truro High School for Girls 30 30.21
283 The Kingsley School 30 29.87
284 Abbey Gate College 40 29.75
285 Harrogate Ladies’ College 66 29.74
286 St Bede’s College 67 29.41
287 Dixie Grammar School 25 29.33
288 Victoria College 75 29.09
289 Bury Grammar School Boys 38 28.95
290 CCSS (Cambridge Centre for Sixth-form Studies) 74 28.69
291 Alton Convent School 31 27.78
292 Sedbergh School 79 27.68
293 Sydenham High School GDST 31 27.66
294 Worksop College 78 27.66
295 Claires Court Schools 53 27.48
296 Warminster School 59 26.63
297 Princethorpe College 108 26.21
298 Battle Abbey School 44 26.12
299 Our Lady’s Abingdon School 31 26.09
300 Collingham Independent College 122 25.66
301 Culford School 71 25.46
302 Rye St Antony School 27 25.3
303 Langley School 46 24.8
304 Lansdowne College 102 24.32
305 St James Senior Boys’ School 25 24.29
306 More House School 25 23.91
307 Pangbourne College 64 23.32
308 Clayesmore School 72 22.73
309 Ackworth School 41 21.88
310 King’s School 61 21.64
311 St Augustine’s Priory 32 21.51
312 Halliford School 56 21.43
313 Oswestry School 49 21.05
314 Austin Friars St Monica’s School 43 20.45
315 Portland Place School 34 19.23
316 Sibford School 43 19.17
317 St Joseph’s College 26 18.67
318 Wrekin College 52 17.83
319 St John’s College 51 16.67
320 LVS Ascot (Licensed Victuallers’ School) 79 16.27
321 Hampshire Collegiate School 31 14.89
322 Acorn House College 39 13.08
323 Hammond School 33 10.34