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

5 June 2024

Summer Concert 2024

We will be hosting a Summer Concert that will take place on Friday 19th July in the Great Hall. This will be followed by an Art & Design exhibition in the Creative Arts Centre. There will be a reception with light refreshments and live music for the students, parents and carers, and staff from 6.30pm - 7.30pm.
10 June 2024

Central Foundation wins the national Debate Mate: Urban Debate League Championship 2024!

On Friday 7th June, a group of our Year 10 students won the national championship in the Debate Mate: Urban Debate League! The Urban Debate League takes place over several rounds across the year, the top 12 teams nationally go on to compete at the grand final, which was held at the Bank of America on Friday.
5 June 2024

CFBS Jazz Evening 2024

We will be hosting a Jazz Evening that will take place on Thursday 11th July at 6pm in the Creative Arts Theatre.
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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.

Music 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