Hackney's secondary schools continue to show an astonishing level of improvement.
This year’s GCSE results for Hackney school students are the best ever and for the first time ever students have achieved results above the national average .
Seventy-five per cent of students secured five good GCSEs, a rise of over 4% on last year.
A total of 58% of Hackney students achieved five good GCSEs which included English and Maths – a rise of almost 3% on last year. This places the borough above both last year’s national and Inner London averages.
Although the final figures have not yet been published it is expected that Key Stage results will show a similar level of improvement