Djanogly City Academy students in top 5% nationally, outright top in the City of Nottingham and joint top in the county of Nottinghamshire for progress

October 17, 2019




Djanogly City Academy students are among the highest performing students in the whole of the country for progress, according to the government’s latest league table results.


Djanogly City Academy has a Progress 8 Score of +0.73, which places it top in Nottingham City, and also joint top in the whole of Nottinghamshire.


The school – which is Ofsted graded ‘good’ – is classed as well above average in the provisional statistics published by the Department for Education today, October 17th.


Andy Smith, Principal, Djanogly City Academy, said: “To be among the highest performing schools in the country, top in Nottingham and joint top in the whole of Nottinghamshire is a fantastic achievement and testament to the commitment, determination and hard work of our dedicated staff and students. We are doing an amazing job of transforming children’s lives and enabling them to go on to make a big difference to our communities.”


He added: “There is, however, so much more to our academy than these great results. We have created a culture and an environment where teachers can teach and students want to learn and be successful. We believe that everyone has a right to the highest quality of education and our staff work tirelessly to ensure that we do our best for every child that we serve. Our expectations are very high indeed, because that way we are supporting our children to achieve their very best, living up to our mantra of Achievement: No Excuses.”


The government’s Progress 8 measure aims to capture the progress a pupil makes from the end of primary school to the end of secondary school. This year, Djanogly City Academy’s Progress 8 score has climbed to +0.73 from an already above national average figure of +0.44 in 2018, and nearly three in five students achieved a grade 4 or above in GCSE English and maths, along with at least five other GCSEs.

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