Education & Family

Secondary league tables: Regional picture

The map and table below show how secondary school attainment varies between England's mainstream local authorities.

The authorities are ranked on the percentage of pupils obtaining five GCSEs graded A* to C including English and maths.

Rank Local Education Authority Pupils achieving five good GCSEs
1 Kensington and Chelsea 73.8%
2 Isles of Scilly 72.7%
3 Trafford 72.2%
4 Sutton 72.1%
5 Kingston upon Thames 70.0%
6 Buckinghamshire 69.5%
7 Slough 69.2%
=8 Redbridge 68.1%
=8 Westminster 68.1%
10 Barnet 67.5%
11 Hertfordshire 66.4%
12 Wokingham 66.3%
13 Hounslow 66.1%
=14 Bromley 65.6%
=14 Hammersmith and Fulham 65.6%
16 Merton 64.2%
=17 Richmond upon Thames 63.5%
=17 Surrey 63.5%
19 Rutland 62.7%
20 Southwark 62.4%
=21 Windsor and Maidenhead 62.3%
=21 York 62.3%
=21 Harrow 62.3%
24 Southend-on-Sea 62.2%
25 Bath and North East Somerset 61.9%
26 Cheshire East 61.5%
=27 Bournemouth 61.1%
=27 West Berkshire 61.1%
29 North Yorkshire 61.0%
=30 Solihull 60.8%
=30 Gloucestershire 60.8%
32 Camden 60.5%
33 Warwickshire 60.4%
34 Bexley 60.3%
35 Havering 60.2%
=36 Wirral 60.0%
=36 Calderdale 60.0%
=36 Brent 60.0%
39 Islington 59.9%
40 Ealing 59.8%
=41 Tower Hamlets 59.7%
=41 Enfield 59.7%
43 Greenwich 59.6%
44 Oxfordshire 59.4%
45 Reading 59.3%
=46 Haringey 59.1%
=46 Wandsworth 59.1%
48 Hampshire 58.9%
=49 Hackney 58.8%
=49 Medway 58.8%
=51 Dorset 58.7%
=51 Herefordshire 58.7%
53 Hillingdon 58.6%
=54 Worcestershire 58.5%
=54 Gateshead 58.5%
56 Stockport 58.3%
=57 Wakefield 58.2%
=57 Cheshire West and Chester 58.2%
=57 Barking and Dagenham 58.2%
=60 Wigan 58.0%
=60 Nottinghamshire 58.0%
=60 Kent 58.0%
63 Thurrock 57.9%
=64 East Riding of Yorkshire 57.8%
=64 North Somerset 57.8%
=66 County Durham 57.6%
=66 West Sussex 57.6%
=68 Rotherham 57.3%
=68 Bolton 57.3%
=68 Newcastle upon Tyne 57.3%
71 Halton 57.2%
72 Central Bedfordshire 57.1%
=73 Lambeth 57.0%
=73 Bracknell Forest 57.0%
=75 Darlington 56.9%
=75 Bury 56.9%
=77 Croydon 56.8%
=77 Poole 56.8%
=77 Lancashire 56.8%
=77 Cumbria 56.8%
=81 Wiltshire 56.7%
=81 Devon 56.7%
=81 Waltham Forest 56.7%
84 Torbay 56.6%
=85 Essex 56.5%
=85 Leicestershire 56.5%
=87 North Tyneside 56.1%
=87 Shropshire 56.1%
89 Kirklees 56.0%
=90 Warrington 55.9%
=90 Cambridgeshire 55.9%
=90 Birmingham 55.9%
=93 North East Lincolnshire 55.4%
=93 Newham 55.4%
95 Cornwall 55.3%
=96 St. Helens 55.2%
=96 Bristol, City of 55.2%
=98 Hartlepool 55.1%
=98 Stockton-on-Tees 55.1%
100 Sefton 55.0%
101 Staffordshire 54.9%
102 Lincolnshire 54.8%
103 North Lincolnshire 54.7%
104 Blackburn with Darwen 54.6%
105 Luton 54.1%
=106 South Tyneside 54.0%
=106 South Gloucestershire 54.0%
=106 Rochdale 54.0%
109 Sheffield 53.9%
110 Somerset 53.8%
=111 Tameside 53.7%
=111 Derbyshire 53.7%
113 Brighton and Hove 53.6%
114 Dudley 53.3%
115 East Sussex 53.2%
=116 Plymouth 53.1%
=116 Swindon 53.1%
118 Norfolk 52.7%
119 Northumberland 52.6%
120 Oldham 52.4%
121 Coventry 52.3%
122 Bedford 52.0%
123 Leicester 51.9%
124 Northamptonshire 51.8%
=125 Telford and Wrekin 51.7%
=125 Suffolk 51.7%
127 Manchester 51.4%
128 Lewisham 51.3%
=129 Sunderland 51.0%
=129 Southampton 51.0%
=129 Leeds 51.0%
132 Portsmouth 50.8%
133 Sandwell 50.7%
=134 Peterborough 50.0%
=134 Derby 50.0%
=134 Redcar and Cleveland 50.0%
=134 Stoke-on-Trent 50.0%
138 Liverpool 49.9%
139 Doncaster 49.4%
140 Milton Keynes 49.2%
141 Walsall 48.7%
142 Salford 47.3%
143 Middlesbrough 47.2%
144 Barnsley 47.1%
145 Wolverhampton 46.4%
146 Isle of Wight 45.2%
147 Kingston Upon Hull 44.7%
148 Nottingham 44.6%
=149 Bradford 44.0%
=149 Blackpool 44.0%
151 Knowsley 35.4%
- City of London No data

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