But in an increasingly globalised market, league tables
cannot be ignored and parochialism is no longer an option.
As thousands of pupils find out what grades they achieve, those who have studied International GCSEs will see their grades discounted from the league tables
Peter Dunn, director of press and policy at Warwick, said: "There is a lot of variation in league tables
and how they are calculated but in every UK table we are ranked between fifth and 10th, so we must be doing something right.
CBonds underwriters league tables
include financial institutions which gave a guarantee to issue a certain volume of placements being organizer, co-organizer, underwriter or co-underwriter.
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Kings Heath also scored zero in the league tables
for the same reason - despite pupils gaining 86 per cent of GCSEs at A* or A grades and 55 per cent at A* grade.
Jobs minister Mark Hoban told MPs this week: "There are no league tables
Mr Andrews denied that the new banding scheme, based on 12 measures of relative performance, was school league tables
by another name.
A study by Beaufort Research found 55% of people living in Wales think the Welsh Government should publish school league tables
based on pupils' A-level and GCSE results.
DURHAM University has been named as the third best institution in the country in a highly-regarded league table
Claire Finland is consistently at or near the top of international league tables
in reading, science and maths.
The publication of GCSE league tables
this week has painted a grim picture of schools in Newcastle.
The council report said: "Since their inception six institutions have always appeared in the top 10 of the three national league tables
in this study.