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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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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.

SSAT Educational Awards 2014

Clapton Girls' Academy is one of the best in the country for student progress at GCSE and has received national recognition for the value it adds to students' achievements at this level.

East Side Story Dance

Commissioned as part of Discover Young Hackney, East Side Story features 45 talented young dancers from Hackney, including CGA students. The performance loosely re-imagines West Side Story with a modern twist. It features music from Rudimental and is filmed at Clapton Girls' Academy and various other notable Hackney locations.

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