Top ten national ranking for Ealing schools

Key Stage 4 results (GCSEs and equivalents) show that Ealing students have yet again achieved excellent results.

Young people achieved above the national average for A*-C grade in both English and maths at 65%.  This is 1% higher than in 2015 and above the national average of 63%.

Ealing schools continue to do well in helping children to achieve their potential and is ranked 10th out of 151 local authorities nationally for Progress 8 measure which compares pupils’ achievement with all pupils nationally.  Ealing has an overall Progress 8 score of 0.28 showing that Ealing children are making significantly more progress than children with similar starting points nationally and is above the London average of 0.16.

Attainment 8 measures the average achievement of pupils in up to eight qualifications.  Again Ealing state funded schools achieved an average score (50.9) two points higher than the national average.

The proportion of children achieving A*- C or above in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) was 35% (3% increase on 2015) well above the national average of 25% and the London average of 32%.

Pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds also continue to do significantly better in our schools than they do in the rest of the country with more than half (53%) achieving A*-C in English and maths compared to 43% nationally. 

Councillor Binda Rai, cabinet member for children and young people, said: “Congratulations to our schools and their students, the results really do demonstrate the hard work that goes on. Ealing schools are committed to providing the best possible educational experience for all our children, with strong support from the council’s School Effectiveness Service. I am very proud of the high results they deliver. This is testament to the strong collaboration we have in Ealing with the primary aim of doing the very best we can for all our children and young people.”

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