WINDERMERE School has been ranked in the top 10 independent secondary schools in the North West of England.

The school was placed ninth in the Parent Power, The Times and Sunday Times Schools Guide 2020, which was published this week.

Lancaster Girls’ Grammar School has been ranked fourth among state secondary schools in the region, with Lancaster Royal Grammar School appearing at seventh in the same table.

The rankings are determined by the percentage of examination entries gaining A* to B grades at A-level this summer and the percentage of entries returning A* and A grades, and those graded 9, 8 and 7, at GCSE and iGCSE.

A full list of the school rankings is available via