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August
2018
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Students at City of London Academy Highbury Grove celebrate 98% A-Level pass rate

Pupils at City of London Academy Highbury Grove are celebrating their excellent A-Level results today (16/08).

Sixth formers at the Islington school achieved a 98% pass rate and 80% of students received A*- C grades.

City of London Academy Highbury Grove, previously Highbury Grove School, is a co-educational comprehensive secondary school for students aged 11 to 18 teaching both A-levels and BTEC courses.

Aimee Lyall Principal of City of London Academy Highbury Grove said:

“We are incredibly proud of our Year 13 students and their A-Level results.“As a school we continue to be academically ambitious for all our students and these A-Level results continue to build on the successes of last year. 

"These results are testament to the successful partnership between the academy, our students and our parents.”

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

Andrew McMurtrie, Chair of the City of London Academies Trust, said:

“This is a fantastic result. Congratulations to all the students for achieving excellent A-Level results.

“We wish each and every student all the very best and hope that the core values of City of London Academy Highbury Grove stay with each student for many, many years.”

The City of London Corporation sponsors or co-sponsors 10 academies across Hackney, Newham, Islington and Southwark. In 2017, Sutton Trust named the City Corporation 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 has a unique family of schools comprising one maintained primary school, 10 sponsored or co-sponsored academies in London boroughs, and three independent schools of which two are located within the Square Mile.

The City of London Corporation sponsors, co-sponsors or governs the following schools:

Co-sponsored academies

O City of London Academy, Islington (co-sponsor City University)

O The City Academy, Hackney (co-sponsor KPMG)

City of London Academies Trust:

O City of London Academy (Southwark)

O Redriff Primary, City of London Academy

O Galleywall Primary, City of London Academy

O City of London Primary Academy Islington

O City of London Academy Highgate Hill

O City of London Academy Highbury Grove

O City of London Academy Shoreditch Park

O Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre City of London Academy

Local Authority maintained school:

O Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School

Independent:

O City of London School

O City of London School for Girls

O City of London Freemen’s School

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