Top attainment at Key Stage 4
In 2016, for the third year in a row our students made more academic progress than in any other school in Hackney. In fact, the attainment of our students in their GCSEs demonstrated the seventh best progress of any secondary school in the country as a whole.
This summer, 89% of students achieved five or more A*- C (9-4) grades with 77% of students achieving five or more A*- C (9-4) grades including English and maths (23% above the national average), and 58% of students obtaining the English Baccalaureate (more than 20% above the national average). 51% of students achieved a strong pass (grade 5 or above) in English and Maths.
Whole school (2017)
- 89% achieved five or more A* – C (9-4) grades
- 58% achieved the English Baccalaureate at 4+
- 50% English Baccalaureate at 5+
- 44% three or more A*/A grade
- 89% at least one A*/A grade
In 2016 the City Academy, Hackney was one of only seven schools in the country to have a Progress 8 score of more than 1
In 2017 the Progress 8 score is 1.07
In 2017 the Attainment 8 score is 55.4
“On average students at the city academy receive one grade higher for each of their best eight GCSEs than the national average“ – Mark Malcolm, Principal
Key Stage 4 attainment and progress data
|Student attainment and progress||2014||2015||2016||2017||National|
|Five or more A*-C (9-4)||91||87||89||77|
|Five or more A*-C (9-4) incl. English and maths||81||73||82||77||54|
|Students making expected progress in English||97||91|
|Progress 8 in English||0.66||0.66||0.0|
|Students making expected progress in maths||92||85|
|Progress 8 in maths||0.76||0.58||0.0|
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.