Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Leeds

Do you belong to Leeds, United Kingdom? Are you searching for the list of top-rated secondary schools in Leeds? 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 Leeds, United Kingdom.

Top-Rated secondary schools in Leeds

In this post, readers will find the following details – list of best secondary schools in Leeds, 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 –

Best primary schools in Leeds

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in London

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Birmingham

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Manchester

Top-Rated Secondary Schools in Liverpool


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


List of best secondary schools in Leeds, UK

Sr NoName of the secondary schoolType of the secondary schoolStreet AddressTown/Location/Area
1Lawnswood SchoolCommunity schoolRing RoadLeeds Urban/City
2Allerton High SchoolCommunity schoolKing Lane
3Allerton Grange SchoolCommunity schoolTalbot Avenue
4Carr Manor Community SchoolFoundation schoolCarr Manor Road
5Temple Moor High School Science CollegeFoundation schoolField End Grove
6Ralph Thoresby SchoolFoundation schoolHoltdale Approach
7Roundhay SchoolCommunity schoolGledhow Lane
8Royds SchoolFoundation schoolPennington Lane
9Benton Park SchoolCommunity schoolHarrogate Road
10Guiseley SchoolFoundation schoolFieldhead Road
11Cardinal Heenan Catholic High SchoolVoluntary aided schoolTongue Lane
12Corpus Christi Catholic CollegeVoluntary aided schoolNeville Road
13Mount St Mary’s Catholic High SchoolVoluntary aided schoolEllerby Road
14Gateways SchoolIndependent schoolHarewood
15The Grammar School At LeedsIndependent schoolAlwoodley Gates
16Fulneck SchoolIndependent schoolFulneck
17John Jamieson SchoolCommunity special schoolHollin Hill Drive
18Broomfield South SILCCommunity special schoolBroom Place
19West Oaks SchoolCommunity special schoolCrowther Place
20New Horizon Community SchoolIndependent schoolNewton Hill House
21North West Specialist Inclusive Learning CentreCommunity special schoolTongue Lane
22Luminate Education GroupFurther educationPark Lane
23Leeds West AcademyAcademy sponsor ledIntake Lane
24Garforth AcademyAcademy converterLidgett Lane
25The Morley AcademyAcademy converterFountain Street
26Leeds East AcademyAcademy sponsor ledSouth Parkway
27Co-op Academy LeedsAcademy sponsor ledStoney Rock Lane
28Abbey Grange Church of England AcademyAcademy converterButcher Hill
29The Farnley AcademyAcademy sponsor ledChapel Lane
30Horsforth SchoolAcademy converterLee Lane East
31Lighthouse School LeedsFree schools specialArthington House
32Swallow Hill Community CollegeAcademy sponsor ledWhingate Road
33John Smeaton AcademyAcademy sponsor ledSmeaton Approach
34Leeds City AcademyAcademy sponsor ledBedford Field
35Eden Park AcademyOther independent special schoolBarkly Road
36Leeds Jewish Free SchoolFree schoolsHenry Cohen Campus
37The Ruth Gorse AcademyFree schoolsBlack Bull Street
38Temple Learning AcademyFree schoolsNeville Road
39Bruntcliffe AcademyAcademy sponsor ledBruntcliffe Lane
40Cockburn SchoolAcademy converterParkside
41University Technical College LeedsUniversity technical college2 Sayner Road
42Springwell Leeds AcademyAcademy special sponsor ledMiddleton Road
43Dixons Trinity ChapeltownFree schoolsLeopold Street
44Bishop Young Church of England AcademyAcademy sponsor ledBishops Way
45Penny Field SchoolAcademy special sponsor ledTongue Lane
46Cockburn John Charles AcademyAcademy sponsor ledOld Run Road
47Temple Moor High SchoolAcademy converterField End Grove
48Dixons Unity AcademyAcademy sponsor ledWhingate Road
49Corpus Christi Catholic College, A Voluntary AcademyAcademy converterNeville Road
50Oulton AcademyAcademy sponsor ledPennington Lane
51Trinity Academy LeedsFree schoolsTorre Road
52Cockburn Laurence Calvert AcademyFree schools2 St Georges Road
53Green Meadows AcademyAcademy special sponsor ledBack Lane
54Core Training and DevelopmentIndependent schoolNetworks House
55John Smeaton AcademyAcademy sponsor ledBarwick Road
56Armley Grange SchoolOther independent special schoolArmley Grange Drive
57Sherburn High SchoolCommunity schoolGarden LaneNorth Yorkshire
58Sherburn High SchoolAcademy converterGarden Lane


Different types of secondary schools in Leeds

Broadly speaking, some of the different types of secondary schools in Leeds 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 Leeds. 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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