SKIPTON Girls High School and Ermysted's Grammar School feature in this weekend's Sunday Times list of the top ten state secondary schools in the North of England.

Skipton Girls is the second highest performing school, and Ermysted's the third highest with Ripon Grammar School at the top, as revealed in Parent Power, The Sunday Times Schools Guide 2020, published in The Sunday Times and online on Sunday.

The 27th edition of Parent Power identifies the 2,000 highest-achieving schools in the UK, ranked by their recent examination results.

As well as assessment of all academic results on a school-by-school basis, Parent Power allows parents to compare the performance of a given school with other schools in the same town, local authority or nationally.

There are also live links to school websites and schools’ most recent inspection reports.

Parent Power is widely acknowledged as the most authoritative survey of the country’s best schools.

For the second year running Fulford School in York won the North of England Secondary School of the Year award.

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