Summary features of the best schools south east schools 2021 listed below.
- 244 high-performing state and independent schools featuring in our rankings, contributes four of our 26 Schools of the Decade.
- 133 of the 500 top-performing state secondary schools are to be found in the southeast
- Yet the appetite for independent education is huge, with 156,000 children educated in fee-paying schools here, 50,000 more than in London.
Brighton College seizes the title of UK Independent Secondary School of the Decade. In recent years it has made itself at home in our top 10, yet 15 years ago it did not even make the top 100.
Another independent school — Guildford High — has greater longevity in the top 10 than Brighton and wins our Southeast Independent Secondary School of the Decade title. Its senior girls have earned a place among the academic elite for the past eight years in succession. Guildford High Junior School topped the Parent Power prep school rankings published last week and is a former Prep School of the Year.
Led by Fiona Boulton since 2002, Guildford High School (GHS) is about much more than just fine results. As part of United Learning — a group of more than 90 schools spanning the independent and state sectors across England — the school found that the coronavirus lockdown provided the opportunity to share its gift for making learning fun and engaging.
Good schools south east 2021
Dartford Grammar School is named International Baccalaureate School of the Decade is Dartford grammar schools
- The Sunday TImes award spanning both state and independent sectors.
- 1/4 state schools offering only the IB qualification in the sixth form.
- Selective intake has a broad social mix.
- 45% of its University entrants are the first in their family.
- Immune to any Covid-19 related grade inflation; average IB point score attained by pupils at Dartford Grammar has increased in the last decade to 36.9 from 31.8.
Top state secondary schools in the South east
- Reading School
- Dartford Grammar School
- Kendrick School, Reading
- The Judd School, Tonbridge
- Tonbridge Grammar School
- Dr Challoner’s High School, Little Chalfont
- Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, Amersham
- Dame Alice Owen’s School, Potters Bar
- Wycombe High School, High Wycombe
- Hockerill Anglo-European College, Bishop’s Stortford
- Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, Marlow
- Tunbridge Wells Girls’ Grammar School
- Royal Latin School, Buckingham
- Chesham Grammar School
- The Skinners’ School, Tunbridge Wells
- The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
- Aylesbury Grammar School
- Watford Grammar School for Girls
- Beaconsfield High School
- Aylesbury High School
Top independent secondary schools in the South east
- Brighton College
- Wycombe Abbey School, High Wycombe
- Magdalen College School, Oxford
- Guildford High School
- St Mary’s School Ascot
- Eton College, Windsor
- Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls, Elstree
- Sevenoaks School
- The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School, Elstree
- Oxford High School GDST
- Winchester College
- St Albans High School for Girls
- Tonbridge School
- Royal Grammar School, Guildford
- Merchant Taylors’ School, Northwood
- St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon
- Abingdon School
- Reigate Grammar School
- St Catherine’s, Bramley
- Radley College, Abingdon
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Good schools south east 2021