City of London Academy, Highgate Hill

General Info

Education Phase
Secondary, 16 plus
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement
Jan 19 2022 Ofsted report
Gender
Mixed
Age range
11 - 18 y.o.
Type
Free Schools
Funding
State-funded secondary
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Religious Character
None
Sixth Form
Has a sixth form
Local authority
Islington
Unique reference
143659
Address
Holland Walk, Duncombe Road, Archway, N19 3EU

Pupils

Number of Pupils
675 (75% of total capacity)
Boys
49.6%
Girls
50.4%
First language not English
39.9%
Free school meals (FSM)
50.8%
Persistent absence
21.2%
Special education needs (SEN)
15.3%
Pupil ethnicities
African 24.1%
Other White 18.1%
Mixed 13.2%
White British 10.8%
Caribbean 10.8%
Other 10.5%
Bangladeshi 6.1%
Other Black 2.8%
Indian 0.9%
Unclassified 0.7%
Irish 0.6%
Other Asian 0.6%
Pakistani 0.3%
Chinese 0.3%
Gypsy/Roma 0.1%
Capacity % and other Pupils data: Year 2022-2023 Persistent absence: Year 2023-2024

Exam Results

GCSE Results

Progress 8 score

This school
-0.22
Local authority average, state-funded schools
-0.03
England average, state-funded schools
-0.03

Entering EBacc

School 77%
Local authority average 54%
England average 39%

Grade 5 or above in English & maths GCSEs

School 39%
Local authority average 47%
England average 45%

Attainment 8 score

School 42.4
Local authority average 46.7
England average 46.3

EBacc average point score

School 3.81
Local authority average 4.18
England average 4.05
Year 2022-2023

Subjects

GCSE Subjects

SubjectQualificationNumber of entries
Sports StudiesTechnical Award17
MultimediaTechnical Award14
Small Business ManagementTechnical Award1
ArabicGCSE5
Art & Design (Fine Art)GCSE15
Art & Design (Textiles)GCSE13
BiologyGCSE21
Business Studies:SingleGCSE20
ChemistryGCSE21
ChineseGCSE1
Year 2022-2023

Admissions

City of London Academy, Highgate Hill

Admission Policy
Non-selective
Total available places
114
Status
Not oversubscribed
This school is Not Oversubscribed because there were fewer 1st preference applications than available places.

Applications

1st preference
80
2nd preference
64
3rd preference
49
From another Local Authority
37
Breakdown of applications made to this school within the deadline (in-year applications are excluded)

Offers

1st preference
80
2nd preference
19
3rd preference
8
To another Local Authority
11
Breakdown of offers made on National Offer Day (in-year applications are excluded)
Year 2023-2024

Class sizes

Class typeClass size
Average size of one-teacher classes21.2
Year 2022-2023

Cohort sizes

Class type
Total
Boys
Girls
Year 7
137
58
79
Year 8
128
64
64
Year 9
133
74
59
Year 10
115
55
60
Year 11
131
70
61
Year 12
31
14
17
Year 2022-2023

Participation in Education, Training, Employment

Destinations after GCSEs
School
LA
England
Staying in education
92.0%
91.3%
86.5%
Further education
31.0%
40.3%
34.7%
School sixth form
27.0%
42.5%
37.9%
Sixth form college
35.0%
8.1%
13.1%
Other education destinations
0.0%
0.4%
0.9%
Entering employment
2.0%
2.1%
3.9%
Entering apprenticeships
0.0%
1.0%
3.4%
Not in education or employment
4.0%
4.7%
5.2%
Destination unknown
2.0%
0.9%
1.0%
School: Year 2022-2023 Local authority: Year 2021-2022 England: Year 2021-2022
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