Top attainment at Key Stage 4
Our third cohort of students took their GCSE exams this summer; 89% achieved five or more A* – C grades with 82% achieving five or more A* – C grades incl. English and maths.
In addition to the headline figure of five good GCSE grades, 53% of students also achieved the English Baccalaureate (an arguably more rigorous measure of exam results with students obtaining an A*- C grade in English, maths, science, geography or history and a modern foreign language).
Our top attainers also excelled this year with a number of students achieving straight A*/A grades; 42% of students achieved at least three A*/A grades.
Whole school (2016)
- 89% achieved five or more A* – C grades
- 82% achieved five or more A* – C grades incl. English and maths
- 53% achieved the English Baccalaureate
- 42% achieved three or more A*/A grades
- 95% achieved at least one A*/A grade
- 31% overall A*/A grade
By subject (2016)
- 100% A* – C grades in art (2014, 2015 and 2016)
- 100% A* – C grades in Biology and Physics (2015 and 2016)
- 100% A* – C grades in Further Maths (2015 and 2016)
- 100% A* – C grades in Resistant Materials (2014, 2015 and 2016)
- 100% A* – C grades in Business Studies (2014, 2015 and 2016)
The City Academy, Hackney is one of only seven schools in the country to have a Progress 8 score of more than 1
“On average students at the city academy receive one grade higher for each of their best eight GCSEs than the national average“, says Principal, Mark Malcolm.View league tables
* Second including faith schools.
Key Stage 4 attainment and progress data
|Student attainment and progress||2014||2015||2016||National|
|Five or more A*-C grades||91%||87%||89%||-|
|Five or more A*-C grades incl. English and maths||81%||73%||82%||56%|
|Students making expected progress||93%||-||-||-|
|Students making expected progress in English||97%||-||-||71%|
|Students making expected progress in maths||92%||-||-||65%|
For more information and data regarding the attainment and progress of our students, please refer to the Department for Education’s performance tables released each January for the previous academic year.