16
August
2018
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14:54
Europe/Amsterdam

Students at City of London Academy (Southwark) celebrate 99% A-Level pass rate

Students at the City of London Academy (Southwark) were jumping for joy as they received their A-Level results today (16/08).

Sixth formers at the school achieved a 99% pass rate and 72% of students received A*- C grades.

The Lynton Road school places a focus on business, enterprise and sport, and is one of only 10 schools in England to be awarded Basketball Academy status by Basketball England.

Executive Principal, Richard Bannister said:

We are delighted with these excellent outcomes for our students which reflects their hard work and commitment to their futures. 

“More than 100 students from the academy will be progressing to their chosen universities and we wish them the very best as they take the next step in their educational journey.”

City of London Academy (Southwark) is part of the City of London Academies Trust, which runs the City of London Corporation’s sole sponsored academies.

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

“Congratulations to all the students for achieving outstanding A-Level results. Credit must also go to staff at CoLA Southwark staff for all their time and effort in supporting our pupils in achieving the very best in their exams.

“We wish each and every student good luck in the next stage of their lives.”

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.

Notes to Editors

The City of London Corporation family of schools has one maintained primary school and 10 sponsored or co-sponsored academies in London boroughs. It also supports three independent schools.

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