A-Level results: proud moment for students at City of London Academy Southwark

Students at City of London Academy Southwark (CoLAS) have received their A-level results today. 

They achieved a 16% pass rate in grades A* to A; a 47% pass rate in grades A* to B; and 73% in grades A* to C, with a 56% pass rate at DDD and above in BTEC.

Some of the highest performing students include:

  • Sophie Sungkur who achieved A* A* A* A* in Psychology, Sociology, Religious Studies, and Extended Project Qualification.
  • Ayan Farah who achieved A* A  A in Psychology, Chemistry and Biology.
  • Juliet Ogbeni who achieved A A A A in Maths, Further Maths, Economics and Extended Project Qualification.
  • Makai Lodge Bovell who achieved A A A in Economics, Sociology, Geography.
  • Sila Gumus Sungkur who achieved A A A  in Biology, Chemistry and Business Studies.
  • Youssef Tazouti who achieved A A A in Biology, Chemistry and Geography.

City of London Academy Southwark is a member of the City of London Academies Trust, which runs the City of London Corporation’s sponsored academies. 

The City Corporation sponsors 10 Academies across Hackney, Newham, Islington, and Southwark.

City of London Academy Southwark headteacher, Michael Baxter, said:

"We are very proud of these results, particularly considering the inflated grades of the past three years as a result of Covid.

“Our Year 13 students have today seen the fruits of their labour, enabling them to progress onto new careers, university, apprenticeships, and the next stages of their lives.

“It is down to their hard work and that of teachers and we warmly welcome them all to the CoLAS alumni community.”

Chair of the City of London Academies Trust Board, Catherine McGuinness, said:                                                                                                

“Congratulations to our wonderful students.

“My colleagues and I at the City of London Academies Trust Board send our warmest wishes, and our immense gratitude to the dedicated teaching staff.”

The City Corporation has been named twice by social mobility charity, Sutton Trust, as the UK’s best academy sponsor for empowering pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to perform above the national average, and the leading academy sponsor for Progress 8 and Attainment 8, which track pupil progress and achievement.


Notes to editors

The City of London Corporation is the governing body of the Square Mile dedicated to a vibrant and thriving City, supporting a diverse and sustainable London within a globally-successful UK –  www.cityoflondon.gov.uk