Sutton secondary schools league table revealed
The secondary school league tables published today reveal Sutton's GCSE results.
The best performing schools were Wallington High School for Girls and Sutton Grammar School where 100 per cent of pupils achieved A* to C grades in English and Maths last year.
They were closely followed by Wilson’s School, Wallington County Grammar and Nonsuch High School for Girls which achieved 99 per cent A* to C grades in English and Maths last year.
The most improved schools include Greenshaw High School where 76 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A* to C GCSEs last year compared to 68 per cent in 2011.
The John Fisher School, which is voluntary aided, saw their results increase from 72 per cent achieving five or more A* to C GCSEs since 2009 to 80 per cent in 2012.
The lowest performing schools were Stanley Park High School and Carshalton Boys Sports College which both saw a decline in their results on previous years.
At Stanley Park High School 35 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A* to C GCSEs last year - compared to 42 per cent the year before.
46 per cent of pupils achieved five or more A* to C GCSEs at Carshalton Boys Sports College last year. However, in 2011 they achieved 53 per cent.
In a list of the best GCSE in the country Sutton Grammar School came 19th and Wallington High School for Girls came 26th.
Councillor Dave Callaghan, chair of children, family and education committee said: “The continued hard work of the students, headteachers, staff, governors, parents, and carers in Sutton’s secondary schools has again produced excellent overall results.
"Our students are to be congratulated on their impressive individual achievements.
“We are particularly pleased to have so many of our schools performing among the highest attaining schools in the country and we are equally delighted by the significant improvements we have seen in some of our schools.
“We are extremely proud of the standard of secondary education provided in Sutton but we mustn’t take these excellent results for granted.
"It’s our aim and ambition to continue this upward trend as we strive for even better results next year and in future years.”
The results were released by the Department for Education. For more information visit www.education.gov.uk/schools/performance/
Click below for the GCSE and A Level performance scores for Sutton schools in 2012