London,
25
August
2016
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17:55
Europe/Amsterdam

City Academy Islington GCSE Results 2016

Outstanding examination success was celebrated at the City of London Academy Islington today following another year of excellent GCSE examinations results.

Student progress is outstanding. 93% of students achieved A*-C in English and 68% of students achieved 5 A*-C passes including English and Mathematics. Exceptional performance has been achieved in modern foreign languages with 100% A*-C passes in German, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Italian and 96% A*-C passes in French.

Clare Verga, Principal at the City of London Academy Islington, said: "I am absolutely delighted for our year 11 students, who today celebrated outstanding examination success. My congratulations go to the students, their families and to all the staff here at the Academy. These results reflect the aspiration, determination and hard work put in by all throughout this academic year and I am exceptionally proud of what we have all achieved together.”

Eamon Martin, Chair of Governors, said “We are thrilled for our students - whose hard work has clearly paid off with an excellent set of results. I know that the Academy staff are tireless in their commitment towards our students and they too can take great credit in these results."

Catherine McGuinness, 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 opportunities and careers of their choice. We wish them well, and look forward to welcoming some of the students back to the Sixth Form in September.”

The Academy is sponsored by City University London and the City of London Corporation who are both committed to providing access to excellent education and learning opportunities for children and young people.

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