Excellent Exam Results

Consistent high performance of students at GCSE, vocational and A-level

Eye-Opening Teaching

Strong Teamwork

Welcome to Central Foundation Boys’ School

This is a high performing all boys comprehensive school located in the heart of Tech City on the Silicon Roundabout in Shoreditch. We offer a friendly and caring environment where students can thrive. The students’ exam results are consistently well above the national average. Our well-established mixed Sixth Form is vibrant and expanding attracting students from all over London.

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We have high expectations of students’ behaviour in all lessons, assemblies and time spent in social spaces.

Students learn to treat all people with respect and empathy.

GCSE and A level Results (2019)

No test or exam data has been published for 2020 and 2021.

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GCSE - English and Maths 4+

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A level - A* - C

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A level - A* - A

Our teaching ethos

Latest News

1 July 2022

Credit Suisse delivers Personal Finance Workshop to Year 8

A member of the risk management team at Credit Suisse joined two of our Year 8 classes on Wednesday 29th June to help our young people understand the importance of how to manage our personal finances.
1 July 2022

CFBS Chamber Orchestra Performs at the Islington Education Awards 2022

The CFBS Chamber Orchestra were recently invited to perform for the Islington Education Awards, at the Barbican Centre on Monday 20th June.
1 July 2022

Year 7s and 8s Set up Tennis Victory against Park View School

On Tuesday 21st June, our Year 7 and 8 tennis team travelled to Haringey to take on a strong Park View School team.
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Outside The Classroom

We offer every pupil an expansive range of extended schools activities. Whatever a pupil’s interests, there is something to inspire and engage them outside the classroom. All students are provided with a musical instrument in their first year of school.

Music School


Extra Curricular Activities


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Sixth Form

Our Central Futures team is dedicated to ensuring that our students have the academic achievements and skills required to access the highest quality university and career pathways.


We have an expanding number of female students in the Sixth Form
Students learn to work independently
Many of our Year 11 students continue their studies at our Sixth Form, whilst 30-40% of students join us from other schools.

Shoreditch Campus

We are in the heart of the creative and tech hub of Silicon Roundabout next to Old Street station. This is a vibrant and exciting area to study that also provides many work experience opportunities for our students.

Cowper Street, London, EC2A 4SH

020 7253 3741 info@cfbs.islington.sch.uk