Which are the best schools in the southeast?

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Which are the top southeast schools in the UK?

Compare southeast schools performance.


Best secondary schools southeast and best grammar schools in the southeast

Regional rank / school / national rank

1. Reading School (8)
2. Kendrick School, Reading (15)
3. Tonbridge Grammar School (16)
4. Dartford Grammar School (19)
5. Nonsuch High School for Girls, Cheam (33)
6. Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, Amersham (35=)
7. Beaconsfield High School (37)
8. Dr Challoner’s High School, Little Chalfont (38)
9. Chesham Grammar School (41)
10. Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, Marlow (44)

2024 Best comprehensive schools in the southeast

1. St Andrew’s RC School, Leatherhead (56)
2. Yavneh College, Borehamwood (106=)
3. St Peter’s Catholic School, Guildford (117)
4. Sandringham School, St Albans (133)
5. Salesian School, Chertsey (149=)
6. St Albans Girls’ School (154)
7. St George’s School, Harpenden (155)
8. Didcot Girls’ School (157)
9. Gordon’s School, Woking (161=)
10. Roundwood Park School, Harpenden (163)

Best private schools in the southeast

1Guildford High School (2)
2. Tonbridge School (6)
3. Magdalen College School, Oxford (7=)
4. Brighton College (11)
5. Wycombe Abbey (17)
6. Sevenoaks School (20)
7. Royal Grammar School, Guildford (22)
8. Reigate Grammar School (25)
9. Wellington College, Crowthorne (26)
10. Winchester College (29)
11=. St Mary’s School Ascot (34=)
11=. Eton College, Windsor (34=)
13. St Albans High School for Girls (38=)
14. St Helen and St Katharine, Abingdon (47)
15. Abingdon School (53)
16. St Catherine’s, Bramley (54)
17. Oxford High School GDST (56)
18. City of London Freemen’s School, Ashtead (60)
19. Epsom College (61)
20. The Abbey School, Reading (62)



How do I interpret southeast school league tables?

These southeast school league table rankings are based on the national GCSE and A-Level exams. Non-exam based criteria may are also used to determine the rankings.

So, you need to conduct your own analysis to determine which southeast school best suits your child’s specific needs.


Ofsted Reports for southeast schools

Check the latest Ofsted report too. Each Ofsted report is an analysis of that school’s teachers’ professional competence  Plus, whether Ofsted’s performance standards have been met across the school. There are three possible outcomes: under-achieving; achieving; or outstanding.


How to get my child into a top local southeast school?

Getting your child into the best southeastern school for them is all about:

  • Researching which are the highest rated southeast schools in your local area.
  • Planning southeast education alternatives in advance – since there is of course no guarantee of your first choice southeastern school working out.

  • Realistically assessing your current financial situation.


When are my southeast school’s open days?

So now you need to visit each of your chosen southeast schools. Which has the right ethos for your child.

Primarily though, which of the best southeast schools are nearby.


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