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London,
24
August
2017
|
12:37
Europe/Amsterdam

City Academy Hackney celebrates excellent GCSE results

Examination success was celebrated at The City Academy Hackney today following a bumper year of excellent GCSE examinations results.

77% of students achieved passes at A*-C in English and Mathematics with 58% EBacc.

Mark Malcolm, Principal at The City Academy said:

“Students at the City Academy, Hackney have again achieved outstanding GCSE results in 2017. They have performed particularly well under the new exam specifications with some students achieving exceptional grade 9s in English and maths.

“The academy continues to set very high expectations for students with almost all expected to follow a rigorous academic curriculum including a modern foreign language and either history or geography.

“58% of students achieved the EBacc qualification, significantly above the national average. This suite of subjects enables them to consider taking up facilitating subjects at A level and progressing to university including Russell Group.”

Henry Colthurst, Chairman of the Education Board at The City of London Corporation said:

“We are very proud of how hard our students have worked, and we are delighted that this hard work has translated into tangible results which will enable them to pursue the further education and employment training opportunities of their choice”.

Dawn Elliott, KPMG Head of Partnership Tax, and Deputy Chair of Governors for The City Academy, said:

“KPMG warmly congratulates all GCSE students and staff at the City Academy, Hackney on an another excellent set of results. The City Academy Hackney is a shining example of a school that delivers progress for its students time and again. We look forward to seeing each student thrive in their future education and careers and wish them well in their future endeavours.”

The City Corporation, which is already ranked as the top multi-academy sponsor in the country for pupil progress by the Department for Education, sponsors or co-sponsors two primary and three secondary academies across Hackney, Islington and Southwark. All are judged as ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

The City of London Corporation is opening five new academies in Islington, Hackney and Newham. The progress eight scores show that the City Corporation’s Hackney and Islington academies are in the top 15 schools out of 6,300 in the country for student progress.

Additional Information:

1 A* - A

89%

3 A* - A

44%

1 A* - B

97%

5 A* - C

77%

ENDS

Notes to editors

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