Girls' Boarding Schools by A Level
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This table lists the Top Girls' Boarding Schools in the UK based on 2018 A Level results. Rankings are based on the percentage of A Level entries awarded A* and A grades. Where students have been entered for Pre-U exams the tables include the percentage of Pre-U grades from D1-M1. To qualify for inclusion there must be a minimum of 20 students in the cohort and a minimum number of boarders.
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|A + A* %||Name||Day/Board||Boy/Girl||Day £||Board £|
|1||84.30||Wycombe Abbey School||Boarding||Girls||29,205||38,940|
|2||71.79||St Mary's School - Ascot||Both||Girls||27,630||38,790|
|3||67.10||Cheltenham Ladies' College||Both||Girls||28,230||41,610|
|4||66.96||St Swithun's School||Both||Girls||20,565||33,600|
|5||66.78||Downe House School||Both||Girls||27,495||37,530|
|6||66.55||St Catherine's School - Guildford||Both||Girls||18,375||30,285|
|10||59.09||Truro High School||Both||Girls||13,896||28,182|
|11||57.69||Malvern St James Girls'School||Both||Girls||19,380||40,755|
|12||57.00||St Mary's School - Calne||Both||Girls||29,025||38,925|
|14||55.38||Burgess Hill Girls||Both||Girls (Co-ed 2 - 4)||18,900||32,400|
|17||53.38||The Godolphin School||Both||Girls||21,090||36,225|
|18||51.03||Moreton Hall School||Both||Girls||28,725||34,875|
|19||50.00||Talbot Heath School||Both||Girls||14,403||25,515|
|=||50.00||Prior's Field School||Both||Girls||18,375||29,925|
|21||48.77||The Royal Masonic School for Girls||Both||Girls||17,475||29,835|
|22||48.13||Queen Margaret's School - York||Both||Girls||21,270||32,400|
|23||48.02||Haberdashers' Monmouth School for Girls||Both||Girls||15,816||32,061|
|24||46.62||Royal High School||Both||Girls||14,100||30,894|
|25||45.80||St Mary's School - Cambridge||Both||Girls||15,861||32,562|
|27||41.25||Leweston School||Both||Girls (Co-ed 2 - 11)||15,420||27,780|
|28||39.90||Queen Anne's School||Both||Girls||24,135||35,580|
|29||37.76||St Francis College||Both||Girls||16,980||31,995|
|30||37.00||The Mount School York||Both||Girls||16,950||29,691|
|33||35.71||Harrogate Ladies College||Both||Girls||16,035||36,510|
|34||34.44||Heathfield School - Ascot||Both||Girls||22,800||36,630|
|35||33.01||St George's School - Ascot||Both||Girls||22,800||35,460|
|36||33.00||St Teresa's School||Both||Girls||17,595||29,955|
|=||33.00||Kent College Pembury||Both||Girls||22,122||32,778|
|38||28.00||Roedean Moira House||Both||Girls||17,250||33,420|
|39||26.74||St Margaret's School - Bushey||Both||Girls||16,902||31,770|
|40||23.00||Princess Helena College||Both||Girls||20,223||29,400|
|41||20.70||St Mary's School - Shaftesbury||Both||Girls||20,850||32,850|
- We make every effort to obtain results for every independent school, but there are sometimes a few gaps in our data, because the information is not freely available or because a school will not supply it. In most cases this applies to schools that would not appear in the top quartile of the table.
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