London Independent Schools by A Levels and Pre U
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2019 vs 2020 results
2020 pupil grades were derived from Centre Assessed Grades rather than examinations. As a result, significant GCSE and A-level grade inflation has been widely noted in private schools. Thus, we felt it would be extremely unfair to produce new 2020 league tables.
Instead, we have gathered 2020's scores and simply recorded them on the right-hand side of the table, retaining 2019’s league table positions and scores on the left. Further historical results are made available to our consultancy clients.
|#||A + A* % (2019)||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £||A + A* % (2020)|
|1||85.35||St Paul's Girls' School||Day||Girls||27,831||92.40|
|2||83.54||Westminster School||Both||Co-ed (Boys Only 13 - 16)||31,491||41,607|
|3||82.14||St Paul's School||Both||Boys||25,908||38,991||89.00|
|4||81.20||City of London School for Boys||Day||Boys||18,939|
|5||79.37||King's College School - Wimbledon||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||22,335||90.00|
|6||77.82||Godolphin & Latymer School||Day||Girls||23,085||88.50|
|7||77.14||City of London School for Girls||Day||Girls||82.00|
|8||76.15||South Hampstead High School||Day||Girls||19,494||84.70|
|10||74.89||University College School||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||21,090||82.40|
|11||73.40||James Allen's Girls' School||Day||Girls||18,801|
|12||70.72||Latymer Upper School||Day||Co-ed||20,835||80.20|
|13||69.62||Wimbledon High School||Day||Girls||19,734||80.50|
|14||68.45||Eltham College||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||19,134||85.60|
|15||68.06||Alleyn's School, Dulwich||Day||Co-ed||20,850|
|16||67.77||Putney High School||Day||Girls||19,827|
|19||58.12||Ibstock Place School||Day||Co-ed||21,735||68.40|
|20||57.00||Sydenham High School GDST||Day||Girls||17,325||64.80|
|21||55.88||St James Senior Girls' School||Day||Girls||20,880||63.00|
|22||55.73||Notting Hill and Ealing High School||Day||Girls||19,212|
|23||53.80||Francis Holland School - Regent's Park||Day||Girls||20,700||63.50|
|24||52.08||Queen's Gate - Kensington||Day||Girls||21,600|
|25||51.39||The Harrodian School||Day||Co-ed||66.90|
|27||49.00||Francis Holland School - Sloane Square||Day||Girls||21,600||63.00|
|31||43.57||Queen's College - London||Day||Girls||19,938|
|32||42.22||St Benedict's School||Day||Co-ed||17,655||61.20|
|33||39.87||Albemarle Independent College||Day||Co-ed|
|34||38.26||Streatham & Clapham School GDST||Day||Girls||18,240||53.80|
|35||35.25||Mander Portman Woodward - London||Day||Co-ed||29,715||51.00|
|36||35.17||Mill Hill School||Both||Co-ed||21,987||35,067||49.30|
|37||34.73||St Dunstan's College||Day||Co-ed||18,215||57.00|
|38||34.29||St Augustine's Priory||Day||Girls||16,398||72.00|
|39||34.01||Forest School - London||Day||Co-ed||19,755|
|40||34.00||King Alfred School||Day||Co-ed||20,058||57.10|
|41||31.88||North Bridge House Senior & Sixth Form Canonbury||Day||Co-ed||20,400|
|42||30.00||The Arts Educational School||Day||Co-ed|
|43||28.57||Blackheath High School||Day||Girls|
|44||26.00||DLD College London||Both||Co-ed||23,950||55,675||50.00|
|45||16.06||Fine Arts College Hampstead||Day||Co-ed||22,560|
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This table lists independent senior schools in London based on 2019 A Level results. Rankings are based on the percentage of A Level entries awarded A* and A grades. Where students have been entered for Pre-U exams the tables include the percentage of Pre-U grades from D1-M1. To qualify for inclusion there must be a minimum of 20 students in the cohort.
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