Today sees the release of A level exam results information collected by ISC.
In total, 495 ISC schools submitted details in the past week and these have been collated, checked and analysed.
Headline figures show:
Almost half of all independent school A level entries received either an A* or an A in 2016. At 48.7%, the A*/A percentage is nearly double the national average of 25.8%.
The proportion of students gaining three A* grades (or equivalent) is one in 15 (6.8%)
Over three-quarters of all exams are graded B or higher (75.2%)
An increase in candidates taking IB (+5%) EPQ (+12%), Pre-U (+19%) and BTEC (+14%)
Full details including all data and a summary infographic can be found on the ISC website.