GCSE success for Hackney’s ‘looked after’ kids
PUBLISHED: 12:19 07 October 2016 | UPDATED: 12:19 07 October 2016
PA Archive/Press Association Images
Hackney was top of the class nationally for GCSE results for “looked after children” in 2015.
The town hall’s children’s social care team helped 34.6 per cent of youngsters achieve five or more GCSEs, including English and Maths – smashing the national average of 12pc.
Hackney was also second in the country for any five GCSEs, with 38.5pc. The national average for that was 16.3pc.
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Hackney Gazette. Click the link in the orange box above for details.