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Independent School GCSE Rankings

The table below features the GCSE league table results of the top UK independent schools published by The Telegraph. The rankings are based on the percentage of A*-A or 9-7 grades achieved by students who took GCSEs in 2022.
 
 
Please note:
– Data provided by the Independent Schools Council (ISC).
– Not all independent schools in the UK either submit their data to the ISC or are represented by the ISC.
– The school data shown is correct at the time of posting. Please contact us for the most up-to-date information.
– The data below is ordered by GCSE rank. Click on a heading title to order the data by that attribute.
– Use the search box (top right of the table) to search for a particular school, location or school type.
– *Diamond structure: boys and girls are taught separately.

 
 
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SchoolA/7 and aboveCandidatesLocationDay/BoardingGenderSchool Size
1City of London School For Girls98.7101Greater LondonDayGirls738
2Westminster School98115Greater LondonDay & BoardingBoys (coed sixth form)776
3Guildford High School97.2118SurreyDayGirls1002
4King’s College School (KCS)97.1163Greater LondonDayBoys (coed sixth form)1194
5City of London School96.8142Greater LondonDayBoys1040
6Wycombe Abbey96.491BuckinghamshireDay & BoardingGirls653
7Oxford International College95.844OxfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational356
8Highgate School95.7185Greater LondonDayCoeducational1880
9King Edward VI High School for Girls94.992West MidlandsDayGirls661
10St Mary’s School Ascot94.763BerkshireDay & BoardingGirls398
11South Hampstead High School GDST94.3101Greater LondonDayGirls948
12Brighton College93.8202East SussexDay & BoardingCoeducational1136
13Trinity School93.1139SurreyDayBoys1059
14Magdalen College School93108OxfordshireDayBoys (coed sixth form)979
15Dulwich College92.9222Greater LondonDay & BoardingBoys (some girls)1870
16Alleyn’s School92.7148Greater LondonDayCoeducational1073
17St Albans School92.7136HertfordshireDayBoys (coed sixth form)906
18Notting Hill and Ealing High School GDST92.288Greater LondonDayGirls905
19Royal Grammar School92148SurreyDayBoys969
20Reigate Grammar School91.5163SurreyDayCoeducational1094
21Whitgift School91.3231Greater LondonDay & BoardingBoys1548
22University College School, Hampstead90.9119Greater LondonDayBoys (coed sixth form)950
23King Edward’s School90.7114SomersetDayCoeducational1169
24Wellington College90.4204BerkshireDay & BoardingCoeducational1100
25St Catherine’s, Bramley90.492SurreyDay & BoardingGirls627
26Surbiton High School90.4185SurreyDayGirls1122
27The Abbey School90.2120BerkshireDayGirls1012
28St Helen’s School89112Greater LondonDayGirls1201
29Cardiff Sixth Form College88.835Cardiff, WalesDay & BoardingCoeducational373
30Emanuel School88.7139Greater LondonDayCoeducational1085
31Ibstock Place School88.3105Greater LondonDayCoeducational989
32The Manchester Grammar School88.3204Greater ManchesterDayBoys1668
33Concord College88.190ShropshireDay & BoardingCoeducational605
34Emmaus School88.15WiltshireDayCoeducational49
35St Michael’s School87.747Carmarthenshire, WalesDay & BoardingCoeducational419
36St John’s College, Cardiff87.461Cardiff, WalesDayCoeducational549
37Sir William Perkins’s School87.194SurreyDayGirls585
38Forest School86.3180Greater LondonDayCoeducational1484
39Nottingham High School85.7117NottinghamshireDayCoeducational1177
40Walthamstow Hall85.571KentDayGirls537
41Royal Grammar School85.5138Tyne and WearDayCoeducational1346
42Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park85.461Greater LondonDayGirls534
43Palmers Green High School85.327Greater LondonDayGirls248
44Oundle School84.6199NorthamptonshireDay & BoardingCoeducational1109
45Roedean School84.4130East SussexDay & BoardingGirls705
46Colfe’s School83.6106Greater LondonDayCoeducational811
47St George’s College Weybridge83.4135SurreyDayCoeducational1025
48Queen Ethelburga’s College8359North YorkshireDay & BoardingCoeducational822
49The Edinburgh Academy81.833Midlothian, ScotlandDayCoeducational1165
50St John’s School81.6120SurreyDay & BoardingCoeducational843
51Exeter School81.5114DevonDayCoeducational945
52Streatham and Clapham High School GDST81.281Greater LondonDayGirls889
53The King’s School, Chester81.292CheshireDayCoeducational1102
54Leicester Grammar School80.8119LeicestershireDayCoeducational1294
55Norwich School80.7123NorfolkDayCoeducational898
56Jersey College for Girls80.396JerseyDay & BoardingGirls722
57Sheffield High School for Girls80.397South YorkshireDayGirls784
58The Maynard School80.154DevonDayGirls470
59Bromley High School GDST8082Greater LondonDayGirls877
60Badminton School79.955BristolDay & BoardingGirls550
61Loughborough High School79.788LeicestershireDayGirls518
62Reading Blue Coat School79.5104BerkshireDayCoeducational795
63Bradford Grammar School79.4118West YorkshireDayCoeducational1052
64The Leys School79.3101CambridgeshireDay & BoardingCoeducational570
65Ardingly College79.1126West SussexDay & BoardingCoeducational1071
66Stephen Perse Foundation78.9137CambridgeshireDay & BoardingCoeducational1592
67Canford School78.9120DorsetDay & BoardingCoeducational650
68Bristol Grammar School78.5141BristolDayCoeducational1006
69Ruthin School78.350Denbighshire, WalesDay & BoardingCoeducational257
70Yarm School78.2111North YorkshireDayCoeducational1164
71Chigwell School77.485EssexDay & BoardingCoeducational1041
72Immanuel Christian School77.35GloucestershireDayCoeducational40
73Royal High School Bath, GDST77.366SomersetDay & BoardingGirls570
74Stockport Grammar School77.1157CheshireDayCoeducational1132
75Haileybury77154HertfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational903
76Wetherby Senior School75.465Greater LondonDayBoys410
77Leicester High School for Girls75.440LeicestershireDayGirls317
78Nottingham Girls’ High School GDST74.669NottinghamshireDayGirls665
79Epsom College74.5167SurreyDay & BoardingCoeducational1067
80Bablake School73.8129West MidlandsDayCoeducational747
81Park School for Girls73.421EssexDayGirls (some boys)136
82Churcher’s College73.3131HampshireDayCoeducational974
83Shrewsbury School73158ShropshireDay & BoardingCoeducational832
84Bedford Modern School72.9154BedfordshireDayCoeducational1291
85The Ladies’ College72.863GuernseyDayGirls525
86The Grange School72.5123CheshireDayCoeducational1206
87Wolverhampton Grammar School71.690West MidlandsDayCoeducational639
88The King’s School, Canterbury71.4137KentDay & BoardingCoeducational925
89Immanuel College71.290HertfordshireDayCoeducational684
90Burgess Hill Girls71.237West SussexDay & BoardingGirls (some boys)610
91The Yehudi Menuhin School70.67SurreyDay & BoardingCoeducational78
92Dame Allan’s Senior Schools70.4113Tyne and WearDayDiamond structure*946
93Cheadle Hulme School70176CheshireDayCoeducational1546
94King Henry VIII School69.3101West MidlandsDayCoeducational608
95Brighton Girls GDST69.354East SussexDayGirls411
96St Benedict’s School69.1106Greater LondonDayCoeducational1052
97St Columba’s College6985HertfordshireDayCoeducational786
98Bedford School68.7141BedfordshireDay & BoardingBoys1111
99St Dunstan’s College68.697Greater LondonDayCoeducational1039
100Godolphin School68.656WiltshireDay & BoardingGirls432
101Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital6775BristolDayBoys (coed sixth form)776
102Loughborough Grammar School66.8163LeicestershireDay & BoardingBoys870
103Ipswich School66.7141SuffolkDay & BoardingCoeducational885
104The King’s School66.415HertfordshireDayCoeducational176
105The Cathedral School Llandaff66.368Cardiff, WalesDayCoeducational786
106Wychwood School64.918OxfordshireDay & BoardingGirls108
107Scarisbrick Hall School6460LancashireDayCoeducational838
108Red House School63.942DurhamDayCoeducational340
109d’Overbroeck’s63.443OxfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational744
110St Gerard’s School Trust63.218Gwynedd, WalesDayCoeducational139
111Elizabeth College62.880GuernseyDayCoeducational867
112The King’s School62.8131CheshireDayCoeducational1081
113Queenswood62.658HertfordshireDay & BoardingGirls463
114Durham High School for Girls62.450DurhamDayGirls351
115Christ College62.442Powys, WalesDay & BoardingCoeducational393
116Newcastle-under-Lyme School62.384StaffordshireDayCoeducational821
117Rougemont School62.247Newport, WalesDayCoeducational658
118Kensington Park School61.928Greater LondonDay & BoardingCoeducational244
119RGS Worcester61.7124WorcestershireDayCoeducational943
120Salesian College61108HampshireDayBoys (coed sixth form)629
121The John Lyon School60.9114Greater LondonDayCoeducational837
122St Gabriel’s School60.330BerkshireDayGirls (some boys)453
123AKS Lytham60.186LancashireDayCoeducational742
124Cheltenham College60144GloucestershireDay & BoardingCoeducational728
125Felsted School59.697EssexDay & BoardingCoeducational562
126Dixie Grammar School59.444LeicestershireDayCoeducational393
127Lingfield College59.491SurreyDayCoeducational892
128Alton School59.431HampshireDayCoeducational362
129Cranford House School59.357OxfordshireDayCoeducational495
130Shrewsbury High School GDST59.152ShropshireDayGirls340
131New Hall School59123EssexDay & BoardingDiamond structure*1330
132Hymers College59100East YorkshireDayCoeducational978
132Claremont Fan Court School5988SurreyDayCoeducational1004
134Oakham School58.2161RutlandDay & BoardingCoeducational1016
135Our Lady of Sion School58.253West SussexDayCoeducational359
136Kimbolton School58104CambridgeshireDay & BoardingCoeducational1078
137Al-Zahra School56.517Greater LondonDayGirls119
138Silcoates School56.371West YorkshireDayCoeducational499
139Glenalmond College56.149Perthshire and Kinross, ScotlandDay & BoardingCoeducational311
140Oakhill5615LancashireDayCoeducational265
141Wells Cathedral School55.896SomersetDay & BoardingCoeducational768
142Talbot Heath School55.461DorsetDay & BoardingGirls597
143St Dominic’s Grammar School, Brewood55.311StaffordshireDayCoeducational253
144Babington House School55.317KentDayCoeducational437
145The Mount School York5420North YorkshireDay & BoardingGirls224
146Kingham Hill School53.946OxfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational363
147Ipswich High School53.767SuffolkDay & BoardingCoeducational446
148St Leonards53.679Fife, ScotlandDay & BoardingCoeducational600
149Meoncross School53.632HampshireDayCoeducational347
150Clifton High School53.555BristolDayCoeducational724
151St Mary’s College53.465MerseysideDayCoeducational800
152Ratcliffe College53.398LeicestershireDay & BoardingCoeducational778
153St Dominic’s Priory School53.115StaffordshireDayCoeducational177
154Oldham Hulme Grammar School52.994Greater ManchesterDayDiamond structure*767
155St Clare’s, Oxford52.619OxfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational238
156Mount Kelly52.670DevonDay & BoardingCoeducational628
157Durham Cathedral Schools Foundation52.448DurhamDay & BoardingCoeducational684
158The Royal School Dungannon52.2100County Tyrone, Northern IrelandDay & BoardingCoeducational674
159Al-Sadiq School52.112Greater LondonDayBoys (some girls)196
160Loretto School51.964East Lothian, ScotlandDay & BoardingCoeducational509
161Alderley Edge School for Girls51.965CheshireDayGirls439
162Windermere School51.753CumbriaDay & BoardingCoeducational311
163Cokethorpe School51.695OxfordshireDayCoeducational613
164Normanhurst School51.424Greater LondonDayCoeducational265
165Ditcham Park School5143HampshireDayCoeducational399
166Hill House School50.956South YorkshireDayCoeducational736
167Ashville College50.781North YorkshireDay & BoardingCoeducational788
168Lichfield Cathedral School50.654StaffordshireDayCoeducational521
169Emmanuel School505West MidlandsDayCoeducational85
170Newcastle School for Boys49.939Tyne and WearDayBoys365
171Abbey Gate College49.465CheshireDayCoeducational501
172Farnborough Hill49.1103HampshireDayGirls565
173Rendcomb College48.845GloucestershireDay & BoardingCoeducational396
174St George’s School, Edinburgh48.590Midlothian, ScotlandDay & BoardingGirls (some boys)727
175Westholme School48.489LancashireDayCoeducational653
176Lewes Old Grammar School47.991East SussexDayCoeducational684
177St Mary’s School, Colchester46.947EssexDayGirls (some boys)411
178Tring Park School for the Performing Arts46.941HertfordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational361
179Kirkham Grammar School45.583LancashireDay & BoardingCoeducational899
180Mander Portman Woodward (MPW)44.855Greater LondonDayCoeducational429
181St Edward’s Preparatory School44.349GloucestershireDayCoeducational262
182Highclare School43.840West MidlandsDayCoeducational524
183Victoria College43.290JerseyDayBoys673
184Totnes Progressive School42.925DevonDayCoeducational109
184The Laurels School42.915Greater LondonDayGirls120
186Denstone College and The Prep at Denstone College42.8104StaffordshireDay & BoardingCoeducational772
187Bishopstrow College42.47WiltshireFull Day & BoardingCoeducational46
188Battle Abbey School4263East SussexDay & BoardingCoeducational579
189St James Senior Boys’ School41.168SurreyDayBoys399
190Cambridge Tutors College40.57SurreyDay & BoardingCoeducational60
191Elmhurst Ballet School40.126West MidlandsDay & BoardingCoeducational176
192Brockwood Park School and Inwoods Small School409HampshireDay & BoardingCoeducational85
193Rookwood School39.329HampshireDay & BoardingCoeducational251
194Claires Court3988BerkshireDayDiamond structure*922
195Oswestry School38.973ShropshireDay & BoardingCoeducational452
196Braeside School38.98EssexDayCoeducational151
197Saint Felix School38.732SuffolkDay & BoardingCoeducational299
198St Edmund’s School Canterbury38.467KentDay & BoardingCoeducational637
199Colchester High School37.940EssexDayCoeducational314
200Jameah Girls Academy36.223LeicestershireDayGirls201
201Shoreham College36.152West SussexDayCoeducational348
202Trinity School35.921DevonDay & BoardingCoeducational253
203Lincoln Minster School35.563LincolnshireDay & BoardingCoeducational484
204Thorpe Hall School34.646EssexDayCoeducational437
205Blanchelande College34.453GuernseyDayCoeducational458
206St John’s College34.157HampshireDay & BoardingCoeducationalClosed
207Rochester Independent College33.744KentDay & BoardingCoeducational360
208Lime House School31.232CumbriaDay & BoardingCoeducational157
209Tettenhall College31.124West MidlandsDay & BoardingCoeducational485
210Beechwood School31.121KentDay & BoardingCoeducational287
211Darul Uloom Islamic High School3122West MidlandsDayBoys136
212Langley30.378NorfolkDay & BoardingCoeducational446
213Stover School29.374DevonDay & BoardingCoeducational529
214Sherrardswood School28.555HertfordshireDayCoeducational488
215Read School28.229North YorkshireDay & BoardingCoeducational245
216Saint Nicholas School2833EssexDayCoeducational475
217Thorpe House School26.531BuckinghamshireDayBoys273
218Mander Portman Woodward Birmingham25.529West MidlandsDayCoeducational195
219Beech House School25.316Greater ManchesterDayCoeducational182
220St David’s College24.431Conwy, WalesDay & BoardingCoeducational261
221The Hammond23.929CheshireDay & BoardingCoeducational224
222Stoke College2315SuffolkDay & BoardingCoeducational136
223Beech Hall School22.216CheshireDayCoeducational209
224Thetford Grammar School19.825NorfolkDay & BoardingCoeducational211
225Hampstead Fine Arts College19.716Greater LondonDayCoeducational209
226Sackville School1936KentDayCoeducational196
227The Moat School16.424Greater LondonDayCoeducational111
228Hipperholme Grammar School15.333West YorkshireDayCoeducational290
229St Crispin’s School13.612LeicestershireDayCoeducational90
230The Unicorn School12.111OxfordshireDayCoeducational108
231Stanborough Secondary School11.511HertfordshireDayCoeducational55

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