Best secondary schools in London | Parent Power | The Sunday Times – The Times

London schools are prominent in the Parent Power rankings for state and independent secondary schools, with 86 of the top 500 state secondaries and 65 of the best independents located within Greater London.

The capital’s presence at secondary school level is far less marked than it is among primaries, however. Our rankings for schools serving the younger age group, published last week, featured twice as many London entries, accounting for 35% of the total in England.

At the top of the table, however, London schools rule with remarkable consistency. In the independent sector, St Paul’s Girls’ School has topped our rankings for nine years straight. Since 2010, when the school was fourth, there have been years when the number of A-level grades lower than A*-B