Yorkshire and Lincolnshire's best schools revealed

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A league table of the top performing schools in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire has been released today.

The Sunday Times has compiled a list of the best independent and state schools based on their latest academic results.

The rankings in the secondary school league tables are determined by the percentage of examination entries gaining A* to B grades at A-level this summer and the percentage of entries returning A* and A grades at GCSE.

Yorkshire's top ten independent schools (percentage of A-level/GCSE A*-B grades in brackets):

  • Queen Ethelburga's College, York (97.9/68.5)

  • St Peter's School, York (83.3/76.1)

  • The Grammar School at Leeds (82.9/88)

  • Bradford Grammar School (80.4/71.1)

  • Wakefield Girls' High School (75.5/75.2)

  • The Faculty of Queen Ethelburga's, York (95.9/31.7)

  • Queen Margaret's School, York (78.761.9)

  • Hymers College, Hull (75.8/66.1)

  • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Wakefield (75/64.5)

  • Sheffield High School GDST (69.7/69.3)

Yorkshire's top ten state schools:

  • Ripon Grammar School (76.2/60.6)

  • Skipton Girls' High School (69.8/64.7)

  • Ermysted's Grammar School, Skipton (67.8/52.7)

  • Heckmondwike Grammar School (60.6/63.5)

  • The Crossley Heath School, Halifax (60.9/59.9)

  • Silverdale School, Sheffield (70.8/36.9)

  • The North Halifax Grammar School (61.6/51.5)

  • Tapton School, Sheffield (67.4/37.1)

  • Stokesley School (65.8/33.9)

  • Fulford School, York (63.3/36.2)

Lincolnshire's schools were grouped in the East Midlands section of the Sunday Times list.

The county's only independent school in the top ten is Stamford High School, which was ninth in the East Midlands.

The top ten East Midlands state schools are:

  • Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School (71.9/58.1)

  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Alford (79.6/42.2)

  • Caistor Grammar School (73.3/54.2)

  • Kesteven and Sleaford High School (62.9/53.5)

  • Bourne Grammar School (64/50.7)

  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle (63.7/40.8)

  • St Mary's RC High School, Chesterfield (67/34)

  • The Becket School, Nottingham (67.3/32.9)

  • Spalding High School (60.9/44.7)

  • King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth (63.6/39.1)