GCSE attainment in English and Maths by London borough

GCSE attainment - grades 9-4 in English and Maths by London borough (2021)

State-educated students in London have higher GCSE attainment rates than those in England as a whole, with 75.6% of students achieving grades 9-4 (A*- C under the old grading system) in GCSE English and Maths in 2021 (up from 75% in 2020), compared to 72.2% in all of England (up from 71% in 2020). 

Over three quarters of the London boroughs have a higher GCSE attainment rate than the average rate of England. The boroughs with the highest GCSE attainment rates are Sutton, Kingston upon Thames, Barnet, and Richmond upon Thames, which all saw over 83% of their students achieving grades 9-4 in English and Maths in 2021.