Kingston is home to one of the best state schools in the country for GCSE performance.

The Tiffin Girls' School was ranked second in the country for Attainment 8 after the Government published its latest results data.

Across the country, the average Attainment 8 score for state schools was 44.6 in 2017. Kingston's schools were well above that, with an average of 55.5.

Attainment 8 is a new way of calculating pupil achievement.

It measures the achievement of a pupil across eight qualifications, with mathematics and English given extra weight.

In Kingston, the school with the best results was The Tiffin Girls' School, with a score of 83. Every single one of its 120 pupils scored the benchmark Grade 5 or above in English and maths GCSEs while 100 per cent also stayed in education or went straight into employment, according to the stats.

Tiffin Girls also scored 'well above average' for Progress 8 - a measure which shows how much pupils have progressed between the end of Key Stage 2 (SATs) and Key Stage 4 (GCSEs).

Tiffin School was second with an Attainment 8 score of 76.7 while Richard Challoner was third with a score of 57.9.

Here is a full list of schools, ranked by attainment 8, based on data released by the government.

The Tiffin Girls' School - 83

Tiffin School - 76.7

Richard Challoner School - 57.9

Surbiton High School - 57.5

The Holy Cross School - 57.5

Coombe Girls' School - 56

The Hollyfield School and Sixth Form Centre - 51.7

Tolworth Girls' School and Sixth Form - 50.7

Coombe Boys' School - 48.2

Southborough High School - 44

Chessington Community College - 43.2