Watford Grammar School for Girls best state school in Herts: study

A study has ranked Watford Grammar School for Girls as the best state-funded secondary school in Herts, according to Herts Live.

The Real Schools Guide 2020, compiled by Reach’s data unit, ranked Watford Grammar School for Girls on top as the best school in Herts. In second place is Hockerill Anglo-European College, while third is Dame Alice Owen’s School.

The survey takes into account 51 different data points – including not just GCSE results and Attainment 8 scores but also factors like Progress 8, pupil-teacher ratios and absence rates.

Top ten in Hertfordshire (in descending order)

  1. Watford Grammar School for Girls
  2. Hockerill Anglo-European College
  3. Dame Alice Owen’s School
  4. Sandringham School
  5. Loreto College
  6. Nicholas Breakspear Catholic School
  7. St Albans Girls’ School
  8. Parmiter’s School
  9. Watford Grammar School for Boys
  10. Beaumont School

Bottom ten (with number one worst-rated)

  1. The Adeyfield Academy
  2. Ridgeway Academy
  3. The Watford UTC
  4. Bushey Academy
  5. The Elstree UTC
  6. Hertswood Academy
  7. Laureate Academy
  8. Mount Grace School
  9. The Sele School
  10. The Thomas Alleyne Academy

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