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August
2019
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17:33
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Students celebrate A-level results at The City Academy, Hackney

Students at The City Academy, Hackney are celebrating their A-Level results today (15/08).

27% of sixth formers at the academy achieved a minimum of one A*-A grade at A level and 69% of students achieved a minimum of one A*-B grade.

The City Academy, Hackney is celebrating its 10th anniversary as a coeducational secondary school and sixth form it and has received two ‘Outstanding’ grades from Ofsted.

The academy is jointly sponsored by the City of London Corporation and KPMG.

Mark Malcolm, Principal of The City Academy, Hackney, said:

We are particularly proud that many of students will be attending Russell Group universities and one student has been accepted at Oxford.

“Four students have accepted prestigious degree-level apprenticeships with top companies.

“All the hard work of teachers, parents and the pupils themselves has paid off. Congratulations to all our students and good luck in the next stage of your careers.”

Henry Colthurst, Chairman of the Education Board at City of London Corporation, said:

“Congratulations to all the students.

“We are proud of how hard our students have worked and the results are a testament to the teachers and parents at City Academy Hackney.

The City of London Corporation is committed to providing access to world-class education and learning opportunities. We wish each student all the very best for the next chapter in their lives.”

Dawn Elliott, Head of Partnership Tax at KPMG and Chair of Governors at The City Academy, Hackney, said:

“The governors are delighted that students have achieved excellent A level results on the 10th anniversary of the academy’s opening. 

“A number of students have secured places at the best universities and the best apprenticeships.

“KPMG and the City of London Corporation continue to work together to support the academy and deliver the opportunity for social mobility in Hackney.”

The City of London Corporation sponsors or co-sponsors 10 academies across Hackney, Newham, Islington and Southwark. In 2017 and 2018, 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

About the City of London Corporation:

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

The City of London Corporation family of schools has one maintained primary school and 10 sponsored or co-sponsored academies in neighbouring 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