The City of London has one maintained primary school; Sir John Cass’s Foundation Primary School, which includes the Cass Child and Family Centre, the City’s sole Children’s Centre. Of the pupils attending the school approximately a third are City of London residents.

Primary age City resident children attend Sir John Cass and a small number of schools in Islington, Camden and Westminster. Secondary age children attend a range of schools, including secondary schools in Islington and other neighbouring local authorities such as Tower Hamlets and Hackney. There are no secondary schools in the City of London.

The City currently funds fewer than five children to be educated outside mainstream local authority provision.

In 2014/15, 75% of pupils in the City of London achieved a good level of development at Early Years Foundation Stage. In the same year, 96% of pupils achieved level 4 or above in Key Stage 2 reading and mathematics tests, and writing teacher assessment. 2

There were no young people NEET in the City of London in the latest available year for which data are available (2015).

The 2011 Census revealed that 72% of City of London residents have level 4 qualifications or above, this is the highest proportion of adults who have level 4 qualifications or above in the country, by local authority area.

 

References

  1. Sir John Cass Primary School, “Key information,” [Online]. Available: http://www.sirjohncassprimary.org/key-information.html. [Accessed June 2016].
  2. Sir John Cass Primary School, “Key information,” [Online]. Available: http://www.sirjohncassprimary.org/key-information.html. [Accessed June 2016].