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Best schools Sunday Times league tables 2024

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Best state primary and secondary schools 2024

1. Wilson’s School, Wallington (3)
2. Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet (2)
3. The Henrietta Barnett School, Hampstead Garden Suburb (1)
4. Pate’s Grammar School, Cheltenham (6)
5. St Olave’s Grammar School, Orpington (7)
6. Colchester Grammar School (10=)
7. The Tiffin Girls’ School, Kingston (4)
8. Reading School (12)
9. King Edward VI School, Stratford (10=)
10. Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (5)
11. King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford (8)
12. Chelmsford County High School for Girls (17)
13=. King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys (18)
13=. Colyton Grammar School, Devon (9)
15. Kendrick School, Reading (14)
16. Tonbridge Grammar School (20)
17=. Tiffin School, Kingston (21)
17= . Lumen Christi College, Londonderry (49)
19. Dartford Grammar School (15)
20. King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham (27)

Best comprehensive schools 2024 League Table

1. JFS
2. St Andrew’s RC School
3. Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School and Sixth Form College
4. The St Thomas the Apostle College
5. Lady Margaret School
6. Menorah High School for Girls
7. Hasmonean High School for Girls
8. The London Oratory School 
9. Waldegrave School
10. Salesian School
11. Didcot Girls’ School
12. Roundwood Park School
13. Arden Academy
14. Cranford Community College
15. St Paul’s Catholic College
16. North Leamington School 
17. Clapton Girls’ Academy
18. Hinchley Wood School
19. Bohunt School
20. Sir John Lawes School

How to get my child into a top school?

Our top tips for getting your child into the best nearby school are:

  • Researching which are the highest rated schools in your local area.
  • Planning alternatives in advance – since there is of course no guarantee of your first choice working out.
  • Realistically assessing your current financial situation.

How to interpret the Sunday Times school league tables

The Sunday Times‘s private school league tables make a fascinating read for anyone. In particular, if you are looking for the top independent schools in the UK. The Guardian, The Times and The Telegraph websites allow you to add filters to their published independent school league tables. So, you can

  • Pull out the top schools nearby. Then compare your chosen school group on those criteria which are most important to you.
  • Conduct your own analysis to determine which school best suits your child’s specific needs.
  • Visit each of your chosen schools. Which has the right ethos for your child.
  • Check the latest Ofsted report too.

Interpreting Ofsted reports

  • Each Ofsted report is an analysis of that school’s teachers’ professional competence .
  • Plus, whether Ofsted’s performance standards have been met across the school.
  • There are three possible outcomes: under-achieving; achieving; or outstanding.

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