City Academy Whitehawk

City Academy Whitehawk, Whitehawk Road, Whitehawk, Brighton BN2 5FL

City Academy Whitehawk

Whitehawk Road


Brighton BN2 5FL

01273 681377


Pupils (4-11) 346

Absence 6%

Free school meals 44.8%

Special needs 1.7% (26.3%)

English not as first language 7.4%


KS2 pupils 52

Level 5 6% (41 of 44)

Level 4 77% (33 of 44)

Reading 83%

Writing 79%

Mathematics 87%


KS2 pupils 39

Level 5 0% (44 of 44)

Level 4 49% (43 of 44)

Reading 95%

Writing 95%

Mathematics 90%

Headteacher David Williams

Chair Stephen Dawson

Opened in September 2013

Inspection June 18 2015

Overall effectiveness Good

"School leaders at all levels, as well as the governors, are strongly committed to providing the best possible education for pupils. They have successfully shared this ambition with staff."; "The headteacher’s relentless focus on raising pupils’ attainment and leaders’ success in improving teaching have resulted in pupils achieving well."; "Pupils throughout the school make good progress from their starting points in a range of subjects, including reading, writing and mathematics."; "The school looks after its pupils well. As a result, they feel safe and secure, and have few concerns about bullying."