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.

2019 Results

# 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
9 75.82 Highgate School Day Co-ed 21,600   86.80
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  
17 67.54 Channing School Day Girls 21,300   78.40
18 63.85 Dulwich College Both Boys 21,246 44,346
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   71.11
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
26 50.21 Colfe's School Day Co-ed 17,721   53.00
27 49.00 Francis Holland School - Sloane Square Day Girls 21,600   63.00
28 48.52 Emanuel School Day Co-ed    
29 47.00 Ashbourne College Day Co-ed 30,000  
30 46.01 Brampton College Day Co-ed     69.80
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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Notes

  1. We make every effort to obtain results for every independent school, but there are sometimes a few gaps in our data, because the information is not freely available or because a school will not supply it. In most cases this applies to schools that would not appear in the top quartile of the table.
  2. Sometimes grades improve as a result of appeals or remarks and we may update the data periodically, as long it does not distort the results of schools which have not given us their remarks. We encourage all schools to supply corrections or additions by contacting us at info@educationadvisers.co.uk.
  3. Exam results are not the only criteria by which to judge a school. Schools at the top of this table are very selective on their admissions. Be aware that your child may not necessarily thrive in a high pressure academic environment. Please contact us for advice on choosing the right school.
  4. We make a substantial investment of time and effort in preparing these tables, and all copyright and database rights in the tables belong to us. Please respect this by not reproducing the tables or the information within them, in whole or in part, without our consent. If you wish to reproduce any of our tables or the information within them then please contact us for details.