GCSE attainment in English and Maths by London borough

Date 1 September 2017
Date updated 20 April 2020

GCSE attainment - grades 9-4 in English and Maths by London borough (2018)

State-educated students in London have higher GCSE attainment rates than those in England as a whole, with 68% of students achieving grades 9-4 (A*- C under the old grading system) in GCSE English and Maths in 2018 compared to 59% in all of England. 

All but one London borough (Greenwich) has a GCSE attainment rate higher than the average for England. The boroughs with the highest GCSE attainment rates are Sutton and Kingston-upon-Thames which both saw almost 80% of students achieving grades 9-4 in English and Maths in 2018.