London Independent Schools by A Level
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This table lists independent senior schools in London based on 2018 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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|A + A* %||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £|
|1||89.88||St Paul's Girls' School||Day||Girls||24,891|
|2||88.92||Westminster School||Both||Co-ed (Boys Only 7-16)||29,709||39,252|
|3||84.73||St Paul's School||Both||Boys||25,032||37,611|
|4||82.35||City of London School for Girls||Day||Girls||18,384|
|5||80.21||James Allen's Girls' School||Day||Girls||17,991|
|6||78.63||King's College School - Wimbledon||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||21,600|
|8||75.70||Alleyn's School, Dulwich||Day||Co-ed||19,851|
|9||72.60||Godolphin & Latymer School||Day||Girls||21,615|
|10||71.75||Wimbledon High School||Day||Girls||18,810|
|11||70.39||University College School||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||20,328|
|12||70.05||South Hampstead High School||Day||Girls||18,654|
|13||69.05||Putney High School||Day||Girls||18,900|
|14||68.44||City of London School for Boys||Day||Boys||17,901|
|15||66.94||Latymer Upper School||Day||Co-ed||20,130|
|16||65.44||Notting Hill and Ealing High School||Day||Girls||18,561|
|18||63.19||Eltham College||Day||Boys (Co-ed 6th form)||17,775|
|20||56.07||Francis Holland School - Regent's Park||Day||Girls||20,040|
|21||55.26||Queen's Gate - Kensington||Day||Girls||20,550|
|22||54.76||St James Independent School For Senior Girls||Day||Girls||20,100|
|23||54.37||St Dunstan's College||Day||Co-ed|
|24||52.27||Queen's College - London||Day||Girls||19,125|
|25||49.61||Ashbourne Independent Sixth Form College||Day||Co-ed||26,250|
|26||49.23||The Harrodian School||Day||Co-ed||23,040|
|27||48.41||Forest School - London||Day||Co-ed||18,681|
|30||46.26||Ibstock Place School||Day||Co-ed||20,880|
|31||41.67||St Benedict's School||Day||Co-ed||16,845|
|32||41.24||Albemarle Independent College||Day||Co-ed||21,000|
|33||41.00||Francis Holland School - Sloane Square||Day||Girls||20,910|
|34||39.00||The Arts Educational School||Day||Co-ed||16,830|
|35||38.58||Mill Hill School||Both||Co-ed||21,141||33,717|
|36||35.11||Streatham & Clapham School GDST||Day||Girls (Co-ed 3-5)||17,622|
|37||34.29||Mander Portman Woodward - London||Day||Co-ed||30,678|
|38||31.30||Blackheath High School||Day||Girls||16,494|
|39||30.50||Chelsea Independent College||Both||Co-ed||24,000||48,000|
|40||29.25||Sydenham High School GDST||Day||Girls||16,737|
|41||27.89||King Alfred School||Day||Co-ed||19,377|
|42||24.86||CATS College London||Both||Co-ed||24,990||49,980|
|43||24.83||DLD College London||Both||Co-ed||23,000||50,500|
|45||20.93||Ealing Independent College||Day||Co-ed||16,050|
|46||20.46||Fine Arts College Hampstead||Day||Co-ed||21,690|
- 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.
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