Live updates

Coventry Academy celebrating after league table results revealed

An academy in Coventry is celebrating after the School League Table results out today showed a big improvement in its GCSE results.

The number of pupils achieving 5 A* to Cs in their GCSE results at Grace Academy Coventry is up by 10% on last year.

The principal of the Academy which teaches pupils from 11 to 19-year-old, said:

“I am delighted with the performance of our pupils who have worked exceptionally hard to achieve this improvement.

“The progress they have made between Key Stage 2 and 4 has been well above the national average, achieving a performance measure of 1018 compared to the average expected of 1000.

“We have supported the pupils with a strong focus on teaching and learning and by setting clear targets for achievement.”

– Nick Marshall, Principal of Grace Academy Coventry

The Academy also achieved an exceptional increase in its average point score at Key Stage 5 level which is up 23% from 2011.

  1. National

A/AS Level results 2012: Top 10 schools in England

These are the top 10 schools in England for A/As Level ranked by the average points score per student. For example, an A-level grade A* scores 300 points, an A scores 270 points, a B scores 240 points, a C scores 210.

  • Colchester Royal Grammar School, Essex
  • King's College School, Merton
  • Sevenoaks School, Kent
  • Adcote School for Girls, Shropshire
  • King Edward VI Grammar School, Essex
  • Pate's Grammar School, Cheltenham
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Girls, Trafford
  • The Lady Eleanor Holles School, Richmond-Upon-Thames
  • King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys, Birmingham


  1. National

GCSE results 2012: Top 10 schools in England

100% of pupils at the following schools in England had pupils with five good GCSEs (five A*-C passes). The average GCSE point score per pupil ranges from 816.3 at Colyton Grammar School to 684.1 in the tenth ranked school in Headington.

  • Colyton Grammar School, Devon
  • The Rochester Grammar School, Medway
  • King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls, Birmingham
  • Lawrence Sheriff School, Warwickshire
  • King Edward VI Five Ways School, Birmingham
  • Skipton Girls' High School, North Yorkshire
  • Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Trafford
  • Invicta Grammar School, Kent
  • King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford
  • Headington School, Oxford

School league tables 2012: How do they compare?

The league tables for secondary schools and colleges are out today

The new England secondary school league tables are out today. The tables show how many children passed their GCSEs or three A levels.

To see how has your local secondary school or college has done click on the links below:

Secondary schools and colleges in the East Midlands

Secondary schools and colleges in the West Midlands