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.

Latest News

26 January 2024

Parent Governor Election (Nominations Close 19 February 2024)

We currently have a vacancy for one Parent Governor and we invite you to stand for election.
9 February 2024

Qualifying Round of the National Chamber Music Competition (Pro Corda Festival)

On Friday 2nd February, Central Foundation hosted one of the qualifying rounds of the National Chamber Music Competition (Pro Corda Festival). In total, 15 ensembles from the school performed. This included string quartets, flute quartets, a guitar ensemble and the jazz ensemble.
9 February 2024

Y12 Geography Field Trip to Lake District (Part 1)

In the first week of February, our Year 12 Geography students participated in a field trip to Lake District.
6 February 2024

Trip to the National Centre for Circus Arts

On Thursday 1st February, the Drama department took 20 students from years 8 to 11 to the National Centre for Circus Arts to watch the second year degree students’ final dress rehearsal for their performance.
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GCSE Exam Results 2023

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of all grades 7+

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4+ in both English and Maths

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Post-16 Exam Results 2023

36% of KS5 grades at A*-A and 56% at A*-B as CFBS pupils gain a strong set of results

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A* - A

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Vocational Distinction* or Distinction

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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.

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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