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Determination of City of London Academy Islington students lauded on GCSE results day

PUBLISHED: 16:01 23 August 2018 | UPDATED: 16:01 23 August 2018

City of London Academy Islington student Alfie Tilyard. Photo by City of London Academy Islington

City of London Academy Islington student Alfie Tilyard. Photo by City of London Academy Islington

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The determination of City of London Academy, Islington students has been lauded on GCSE results day.

City of London Academy Islington student Deborah Matondo. Photo by City of London Academy Islington City of London Academy Islington student Deborah Matondo. Photo by City of London Academy Islington

71per cent of the Year 11 students at the Prebend Street school achieved English and mathematics GCSE at Grade 4 and above (equivalent to A*-C grades).

The academy, which opened in September 2008, was recognised as “good” by Ofsted in 2014.

Clare Verga, executive principal, said: “I am delighted with the GCSE results achieved at the City of London Academy Islington. These results reflect the hard work and determination of all students and staff and clearly demonstrate our ongoing success”.

The City of London Academy Islington is co-sponsored by the City of London Corporation and City, University of London.

Henry Colthurst, Chairman of the Education Board at City of London Corporation, said: “Today’s results show that hard work and dedication pays off. Congratulations to all the pupils for achieving excellent GCSE results.

“We wish each and every student all the very best in the next chapter of their lives and we hope that the core values of City of London Academy Islington stays with each pupil for many, many years.”

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