Celebration time as City of London Academy Highbury Grove marks A-Level results

The hard work and dedication of students and teachers at City of London Academy Highbury Grove has paid off as they celebrate A-Level Day.

They achieved a 91% pass rate in grades A* to E, with 14% ranging from A* to B.

Some of the highest achieving students include:

  • ​Eduardo               A*A*A*A               University of Oxford                    PPE
  • Iris                          AAA                       University of Leeds                       Biology, History and Philosophy of Science
  • Anna                      ABB                       University of Leeds                       English Literature
  • Aymen                  A*AA                      Kings College London                 Pharmacy​​


Headteacher of City of London Academy Highbury Grove, Aimee Lyall, said:


“Our students and teachers have worked incredibly hard over the past two years to achieve these results and they should be proud of themselves.

“The whole school community is delighted for them, and we wish them the very best of luck in the next phase of their lives.”

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

“Today marks an important step for all our students, who have worked so hard to achieve these results.

“Our aim is to prepare them for bright futures with education that enriches and inspires, and we wish them every success.”

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

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

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

Image shows: Students at the City of London Academy Highbury Grove celebrating after receiving their A-level results.