OUTSTANDING results have helped Leighton Park school to achieve a spot in the top 100 in England and Wales.

The school was named in the distinguished list, released by the Department for Education (DfE), for A Level academic progress for the second year running.

This puts Leighton Park in the highest band possible – Well Above Average – a measure applied to the top five per cent of schools and colleges nationally.

Karen Gracie-Langrick, deputy head, said: "I am delighted that the impact of the highest quality teaching and learning at Leighton Park has been recognised by the DfE through this important and impartial measure.

“The School is dedicated to meeting the needs of each individual, providing excellent teaching and supporting our students to become independent learners in preparation for university and for life.”

The school has been able to dedicate resources to give students an extensive range of learning opportunities.

A commitment to a values-driven ethos and nurturing approach, ensures students are given the confidence they need to succeed.

Matthew Judd, the head teacher, added: “I am thrilled that the Leighton Park community and individual students have had their results celebrated in this way, complementing the commitment we have to character and values.”