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CoLA wins 3 SSAT Awards

CoLA wins 3 SSAT awards for exceptional 2015 results

City of London Academy (Southwark) has been nationally recognised for itexceptional 2015 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).    


Educational Outcomes data analysis from SSAT has shown that the school is:

  • In the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for high average grades achieved by students
  • In the top 20% nationally for progress made by pupils between their key stage 2 results at primary school and their key stage 4 results
  • A third award recognises the schools success in enabling pupils to fulfil their potential

The school’s SSAT Educational Outcomes awards will be presented at a regional celebration event held to draw attention to the work of high-achieving, improving and innovating schools and teachers.

‘It’s my great pleasure to commend City of London Academy (Southwark) on their excellent 2015 performance, and to have the opportunity to highlight and share their great work at the SSAT Educational Outcomes celebration evening. I have the privilege of visiting a lot of schools and I am always impressed by the creativity of teachers in engaging and inspiring their students. ‘I hope that SSAT’s Educational Outcomes awards will highlight the professionalism, commitment and hard work of the leaders, teachers and students at City of London Academy (Southwark). Recognising and sharing successes like this is at the heart of SSAT’s mission, so I’m delighted to congratulate City of London Academy (Southwark) on their achievement.

Sue Williamson, Chief Executive of SSAT

Proud day for CoLA

“We are blessed to serve such an aspirational community and acknowledge the role played by the City in inspiring our pupils to achieve their best. I’d like to thank our pupils, staff, parents and wider community for their continued support in our journey towards becoming an outstanding academy. We really are a school that changes lives!”

Richard Bannister, Principal