Richmond upon Thames ranks fifth for the area with the best schools in England, according to recent data.

The borough has the fifth highest percentage of schools rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, standing at 45%.

According to a survey by real estate company Zoopla, Richmond is also the second-best area for Outstanding primary schools in England.

The average property price in the borough is £707,250.

Richmond has 45% of schools rated Outstanding

Richmond has 45% of schools rated 'Outstanding'

Currently, the most popular family home on the market in the top-ranking areas for Outstanding schools in Richmond is a 4 bed semi-detached house in Twickenham, TW2.

The property in Pembridge Avenue has a garden and has been viewed 1038 in the last 30 days.

Zoopla has also revealed the lengths Brits are willing to go to get their children into an Outstanding school.

A survey of 1,000 parents was taken to determine what compromises they are willing to take to live within the right catchment area.

UK parents are willing to spend, on average, up to an extra £28,986 to live closer to a school with an Outstanding rating.

Whilst 1 in 10 (10.2%) parents have used a relative’s address to get their child into an Outstanding school.

More than 1 in 5 parents (21.3%) admitted they would downsize to be in the right school’s catchment area.

Kensington and Chelsea London ranked top for the best rated schools in England with 67% 'Outstanding'.

This was followed by Rushmore and Woking in the South East and Hammersmith and Fulham in London.