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Welcome to Clapton Girls' Academy - an 'Outstanding' school in the heart of Hackney. Clapton has a long and successful history of providing the best, forward thinking, education for girls. Read More...

Dr Cheryl Day

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At the Open Evening the feel was of a very positive, focused environment - which felt supportive of learning but also of helping girls find their passion, ambition and confidence. Very impressed with their nurturing drive. Parent of new girl for Autumn 2013

We were completely bowled over on our visit in Year 5 and visited again in Year 6, when our expectations were once again surpassed. We had earmarked other schools but decided to put CGA first. The calibre of staff and the confidence of the students were both hugely impressive. Parent of new girl for Autumn 2013

Clapton Girls' Academy is special as every effort is made to make the girls feel nurtured. Learning is fun and teachers find out what inspires each student, involving families in that support wherever possible. Andrea Sinclair, Parent & member of the Parent Association

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Clapton Girls' GCSE students break yet more records

Students at Clapton Girls’ Academy have excelled and are celebrating breaking records yet again as they get the school’s best ever GCSE exam results. An outstanding 74% of students achieved 5 or more A*-C grades including English and Maths, the highest yet at the academy (2013 = 71%) with an impressive 21 girls gaining 10 or more A*/A grades.

A Level results smash records

Students at Clapton Girls’ Academy raise the bar yet again in this summer’s A level results as they achieve the highest ever point scores and the greatest number ever of A and B grades for the academy. The average point score per student was a fantastic 782, up from 775 in 2013, with many students going on to prestigious universities. BTEC students were also thrilled with their results as 100% passed BTEC level 3 with 78% of grades Distinction or above.

Youth Sport Trust Gold Partner

Clapton Girls’ Academy in Hackney is to become a Youth Sport Trust Gold Partner School for its commitment to PE and school sport.

Michelle Fennell, Head of Humanities wins Silver Teaching Award

Michelle Fennell, Head of Humanities is one of this year's Pearson Teaching Awards Silver Teaching Award Winners in the category; The Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School.

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