Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Islington

Do you belong to Islington, London? Are you searching for the list of top-rated secondary schools in Islington? Do you want to select the best secondary school for your child? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve compiled a list of some of the best secondary schools in Islington, London.

Best secondary schools in Islington

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best secondary schools in Islington, type of the secondary school, city/location of the school & additional information. After going through this post, readers will be able to find an ideal government or non-government secondary school.

Also check –

Top secondary schools in London

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Greenwich

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Hackney

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Hammersmith & Fulham

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Haringey


Let us check out the list of secondary schools in Islington now. Here it is –


List of best secondary schools in Islington, London

Sr No Name of the secondary school Type of the secondary school Street Address
1 Beacon High Community school Hilldrop Road
2 Highbury Fields School Community school Highbury Hill
3 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School Community school Donegal Street
4 Central Foundation Boys’ School Voluntary aided school Cowper Street
5 St Aloysius RC College Voluntary aided school Hornsey Lane
6 Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts Independent school 23 Goswell Road
7 Richard Cloudesley School Community special school Tudor Rose Building
8 Samuel Rhodes MLD School Community special school 11 Highbury New Park
9 St Paul’s Steiner School Independent school 1 St Paul’s Road
10 Arts and Media School Islington Foundation school Turle Road
11 St Mary Magdalene Academy Academy sponsor led Liverpool Road
12 City of London Academy Islington Academy sponsor led Prebend Street
13 St Mary Magdalene Academy: the Courtyard Free schools special Holloway Road
14 The Bridge Integrated Learning Space Free schools special 1 Dowrey Street
15 The Bridge School Academy special converter 251 Hungerford Road
16 City of London Academy, Highgate Hill Free schools Holland Walk, Duncombe Road
17 The Bridge Satellite Provision Free schools special Duncombe Road
18 City of London Academy Highbury Grove Academy sponsor led 8 Highbury Grove
19 Allen House Independent School Independent school C/O St Christopher’s Fellowship, 1 Putney High Street


Different types of secondary schools in Islington

Broadly speaking, some of the different types of secondary schools in Islington include – voluntary aided school, academic converter school, independent school, community school, special school etc. In this post, I’ve covered all these types of secondary schools in Islington. The type of the secondary school has been provided against the name of each school.


Factors used to rate the quality of each secondary school

All the schools mentioned in this list are highly-rated by relevant authorities. These schools are trusted and recognized by relevant organizations and governing bodies. Factors such as – student to teacher ratio, safety, amenities, infrastructure, extra-curricular activities, performance of existing students, quality of the teaching staff etc are generally used to rate and evaluate a secondary school.


The secondary schools mentioned in this list are known to fare well in the above-mentioned areas. You may visit the school personally and check the above-mentioned factors/parameters and make sure that the school is a good one.

Arun Kallarackal
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