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)
Top mixed comprehensive in the country for pupil progress
In January 2015, The City Academy, Hackney took first place nationally for pupil progress and Value Added* in the Department for Education’s school performance tables. “At the end of the day it’s all about student progress, ensuring every student makes outstanding progress and achieves their very best,” says Principal, Mark Emmerson.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.