Hackney Education Vocational Centres of Excellence

Hackney is running a Centres of Excellence project for school sixth forms and colleges with particularly successful vocational courses.

Schools wishing to become Centres of Excellence must have:

  • Strong leadership (teamwork, specialist teachers perhaps from industry, EV feedback)
  • Good track record particularly around results and post 18 destinations of their students
  • Good track record of sharing knowledge with other schools
  • Cohort of 10 or more students
  • Planned programme of work related learning and enterprise
  • The new BTEC specification

Institutions currently involved in the Centres of Excellence pilot are:

  • Our Lady’s Convent High School - Health and Social Care specialism
  • Clapton Girls’ Academy – Business specialism
  • Hackney Community College (part of New City College) - Applied Science specialism


14-19 Education Office

020 8820 7328
This page was last modified on: 18 Aug 2020