Revealed: The top 10 secondary schools in the area

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Heckmondwike Grammar School has been rated the best state secondary school in the area by a website that monitors the performance of schools over the past year.

Many parents in North Kirklees are currently choosing schools for the children to start in September 2016

The website - - has rated all the secondary schools in area according to key performance data including exam results, Ofsted reports, ‘value added’ score and pupil to teacher ratio.

Parents are also able to write a review of their child’s school and compare against others locally with a maximum five star rating.

The top secondary schools in the area according to the website are:

1) Heckmondwike Grammar School 5*

2) Batley Grammar School 4*

3) Batley Girls High School 4*

4) Ossett Academy and Sixth Form College 4*

5) St John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy 3*

6) Madni Muslim Girls’ High School (Independent) Not Rated

7) Institute of Islamic Education (Independent) Not Rated

8) The Branch Christian School (Independent) Not Rated

9) Zakaria Muslim Girls’ High School (Independent) Not Rated

10) Brian Jackson College (Independent) Not Rated