The Best Grammar Schools in the UK to Get a Place at Oxford or Cambridge University
High school places are in high demand, with parents willing to travel across the country to give their child a chance to take the Eleven Plus entrance exam.
As private tuition rises beyond the means of many middle-class parents, families are increasingly drawn to high schools as a way to give their child a benchmark education without paying hundreds of thousands of dollars. books for this privilege.
But they are rare, with just 163 across the country compared to 1,600 in the mid-1960s.
All grammar schools do well academically – but which are the best for students to get a place at Oxbridge?
The Telegraph has obtained detailed information, following a series of Freedom of Information requests, from all Oxford and Cambridge colleges on which schools they have made the most offers to in the course of the last three years.
According to our data, the grammar school with the most Oxbridge offers was Colchester Royal Grammar School, followed by Henrietta Barnett School in North London.
St Olave and St Savior High Schools in Orpington and Pate High School in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire are also on our top 20 high schools list.
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