Performance Tables

22nd November 1996 at 00:00
HIGHEST SCORING COMPREHENSIVES: GCSEs Pupils achieving 5 or more GCSE grades A*-C (%) (last year's results in brackets) The Liverpool Blue Coat School, Liverpool 97 (98)

Old Swinford Hospital, West Midlands 95 (92)

The Coopers' Company and Caborn School, Essex 93 (92)

St Albans Girls' School, St Albans 93 (82)

The King's School, Peterborough 92 (84)

Watford Grammar School for Girls, Watford 90 (87)

The Hertfordshire and Essex High School,Bishops Stortford 90 (90)

Lady Margaret School, London 90 (83)

Dame Alice Owens School, Potters Bar 88 (86)

Arden School, West Midlands 86 (77)

WORST LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Ranked by % pupils achieving 5+GCSEs (last year's figures in brackets) LEA Islington 22.4 (17.4) 12.8 City of Kingston upon Hull 22.8 (na) 16.3 Knowsley 23.6 (19.2) 19.5 Tower Hamlets 23.9 (21.7) 9.0 Southwark 24.6 (22.2) 9. 7 Lambeth 25.1 (23.2) 10.5 Hackney 25.7 (23.9) 7.4 Sandwell 26.5 (26.9) 10. 7 Middlesbrough 26.9 (na) 16.3 Manchester 27.0 (22.5) 16.3

LOWEST SCORING SCHOOLS:

GCSEs

Pupils passing 5 or more GCSE grades A*-C (%) (last year's figures in brackets) Parkside School, Plymouth 0 (0) Ramsgate School, Kent 1 (1) Pope John Paul II RC High School, Liverpool 2 (2) Campion Boys' RC Comprehensive School, Liverpool 2 (2) St Thomas Community High School, Birmingham 3 (2) South Halifax High School, Calderdale 4 (2) St Alban's CofE School, Birmingham 4 (7) Park View School, Birmingham 4 (7) The Queen Mary Comprehensive School, Liverpool 4 (11) Hattersley High School, Tameside 4 (5)

TRUANCY: THE WORST LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Figures show percentage of half days missed in unauthorised absence

PRIMARY

Newham 2.7 Haringey 1.9 Southwark 1.8 Greenwich 1.8 Tower Hamlets 1.7

SECONDARY

Tower Hamlets 3.6 Knowsley 3.4 Hull 3.3 Southwark 3.2 Barking and Dagenham 3.1

TRUANCY: THE WORST SCHOOLS

Figures show percentage of half-days missed in unauthorised absence Bowling Community College, Bradford 12.6 St Gregory's RC High School, Manchester 11.8 Eccleshill Upper School, Bradford 11.4 Middleton Park High School, Leeds 10.2 St Richard of Chichester School, Camden 10.0 City of Leeds School, Leeds 10.0 William Crane Comprehensive School, Notts 9.8 Perronet Thompson School, Hull 9.8 Earl Marshal School, Sheffield 9.5 Bow School, Tower Hamlets 9.4

This list excludes schools which specialise in teaching pupils with a history of non-attendance

BEST LOCAL AUTHORITIES

Ranked by % pupils achieving GCSE

(last year's figures in brackets) LEA

Isles of Scilly 73.1 (52.4) 3.8 Sutton 56.4 (52.9) 5.6 Kingston Upon Thames 55.6 (55.5) 13.4 Harrow 53.5 (52.5) 5.2 Barnet 53.4 (52.7) 6.9 North Yorkshire 53.0 (na) 4.3 North Somerset 52.5 (na) 3.9 Richmond Upon Thames 52.2 (48.1) 3.7 Redbridge 50.8 (45.1) 3.6 West Sussex 50.6 (51.0) 5.6

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