In the UK, there are currently around 164 state-funded fully selective schools, (also known as grammar schools). Last year (2017-2018) according to The Telegraph, ten schools stood out as being top for GCSE results. Queen Elizabeth’s School in Barnet and Colchester County High School for Girls both achieved 100 per cent rates of students getting five A*-C/4-9 grades. They were by no means the only schools to achieve this feat – in fact 46 schools matched it – but they came out ahead when ranked on a secondary measure. Beaconsfield High School in Buckinghamshire and Kendrick School in Reading, Berkshire made the list of the top grammar schools in the UK. Read more