Top 100 Independent Schools by GCSE Results

Below are the top 100 privately funded schools in the UK by GCSE results. This table is based on 2018-2019 exam data and is updated each year as soon as new GCSE result data is made public by the ISC (Independent Schools Council)

School Type

Gender

GCSE RankA*/ A%SchoolGenderDay / BoardingDay FeesBoarding Fees
199.6St Paul's Girls SchoolGirlsDay£25,887
298.6Westminster SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day & Boarding£28,809£28,809
397.6Wycombe Abbey SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£30,270£40,350
497.3Guildford High School for GirlsGirlsDay£17,940
596.7St Paul's SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£25,908£38,991
696.3North London Collegiate SchoolGirlsDay£20,430
796.1Godolphin & Latymer SchoolGirlsDay£23,085
895.9King's College School (Wimbledon)Boys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£20,190
995.0St Mary's School (Ascot)GirlsDay & Boarding£29,010£40,740
1094.6City of London SchoolBoysDay£18,939
1194.2City of London School For GirlsGirlsDay£19,404
1293.9Brighton CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£17,490£39,720
1393.9The Perse SchoolCo-edDay£17,994
1493.5Magdalen College SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£19,413
1593.0Eton CollegeBoysBoardingN/AN/A
1693.0King Edward VI High School for GirlsGirlsDay£13,338
1792.5Tonbridge SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£31,587£42,105
1892.2South Hampstead High SchoolGirlsDay£19,494
1992.1Haberdashers' Aske's School for GirlsGirlsDay£19,311
2092.1Latymer Upper SchoolCo-edDay£20,835
2191.6University College SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£21,090
2291.5James Allen's Girls' SchoolGirlsDay£18,801
2391.3Wimbledon High SchoolGirlsDay£19,734
2490.6Hampton Court HouseCo-edDay£18,747
2590.6Hampton SchoolBoysDay£21,095
2690.3Withington Girls' SchoolGirlsDay£12,816
2790.3Cheltenham Ladies' CollegeGirlsDay & Boarding£25,740£38,340
2890.2Highgate SchoolCo-edDay£21,600
2990.2St Albans High School for GirlsGirlsDay£19,650
3090.0Lady Eleanor Holles SchoolGirlsDay£20,802
3189.8Royal Grammar School (Guildford)BoysDay£19,035
3289.7Trinity School (Surrey)Boys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£18,233
3389.5Notting Hill and Ealing High SchoolGirlsDay£19,212
3488.9Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' SchoolBoysDay£21,159
3588.9Manchester Grammar SchoolBoysDay£12,930
3688.4Oxford High SchoolGirlsDay£16,089
3788.1Merchant Taylors' SchoolBoysDay£21,526
3887.3Kingston Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£20,120
3987.1Alleyn's SchoolCo-edDay£20,850
4087.0Winchester CollegeBoysBoardingN/AN/A
4186.5Abingdon SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£20,935£42,105
4285.3Eltham CollegeBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£18,918
4385.3King Edward’s School (Birmingham)BoysDay£13,338
4485.2St Helen's SchoolGirlsDay£18,321
4585.0Stephen Perse Foundation SchoolCo-ed (Diamond)Day£18,240
4684.8Channing SchoolGirlsDay£21,300
4784.4Concord CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,090£45,000
4884.2St Helen and St KatharineGirlsDay£17,275
4983.9Dulwich CollegeBoysDay & Boarding£21,246£44,346
5083.9Cardiff Sixth Form CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£21,400£44,100
5183.8Bancroft's SchoolCo-edDay£19,047
5283.5Downe House SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£9,705£39,150
5383.4Royal Grammar School (Newcastle)Co-edDay£13,875
5483.1St Catherine’s School (Surrey)GirlsDay & Boarding£18,885£31,125
5583.0Francis Holland School (Regent's Park)GirlsDay£20,700
5682.5Radley CollegeBoysBoardingN/AN/A
5782.2Putney High SchoolGirlsDay£19,827
5882.0St Mary Calne SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£30,045£40,275
5981.9City of London Freemen's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£16,563£35,667
6081.7Whitgift SchoolBoysDay & Boarding£20,641£40,141
6181.3St Albans SchoolBoys (Co-ed Sixth Form)Day£19,500
6281.0Palmers Green High SchoolGirlsDay£16,590
6380.9St Swithun's SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£20,976£34,776
6480.3St John's College (Cardiff)Co-edDay£11,451
6580.1Queen Ethelburga's CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£15,090£36,390
6779.7The Abbey SchoolGirlsDay£18,000
6879.5St George's College (Weybridge)Co-edDay£18,010
6979.4Oundle SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,465£28,800
7079.4Chigwell SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,885£32,985
7178.1Walthamstow Hall SchoolGirlsDay£20,685
7278.1Loughborough High SchoolGirlsDay£13,380
7377.9Caterham SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£18,735£36,795
7477.7Benenden SchoolGirlsBoardingN/AN/A
7577.4Badminton SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£16,836£33,426
7677.1Rugby SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£23,088£36,798
7777.0Queen's College LondonGirlsDay£19,938
7876.9King Edward VI School (Hampshire)Co-edDay£17,130
7976.7Headington SchoolGirlsDay & Boarding£18,270£31,425
8076.6Burgess Hill GirlsGirlsDay & Boarding£15,300£31,050
8176.0St John's School (Surrey)Co-edDay & Boarding£19,590
8276.0Old Palace of John Whitgift SchoolGirlsDay£16,096
8375.9Leicester Grammar SchoolCo-edDay£13,485
8474.8Bishop's Stortford CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£16,579£23,010
8574.7St James Senior Girls' SchoolGirlsDay£20,880
8674.1Forest SchoolCo-edDay£19,755
8773.8Epsom CollegeCo-edDay & Boarding£26,676£39,339
8873.7Sheffield High School for GirlsGirlsDay£13,359
8973.7Ibstock Place SchoolCo-edDay£21,735
9073.6Exeter SchoolCo-edDay£14,025
9173.5St Michael's SchoolCo-edDay & Boarding£11,868£20,634
9273.5Howell's School LlandaffGirlsDay£13,779
9373.4Northwood College for GirlsGirlsDay£18,228
9473.3St Francis' CollegeGirlsDay & Boarding£18,240£34,350
9573.2The Ladies' CollegeGirlsDay£11,220
9673.2Croydon High SchoolGirlsDay£16,671
9773.0Manchester High School for GirlsGirlsDay£12,171
9872.9The Maynard SchoolGirlsDay£14,301
9972.8Streatham and Clapham High SchoolGirlsDay£18,240
10072.8Nottingham Girls’ High SchoolGirlsDay£14,016