There are three state comprehensives. Fortismere School in Tetherdown gets excellent results at GCSE and is judged to be “outstanding”, as is Alexandra Park in Bidwell Gardens. Highgate Wood in Montenotte Road is judged to be “good”. The Archer Academy (co-ed, ages 11 to 16) is a new free school in Beaumont Close, East Finchley, that opened in September last year.
In nearby Highgate there are two top private schools - Highgate School (co-ed, ages three to 18) and Channing School (girls, ages four to 18).
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