City of London Academy, Southwark
This article needs additional citations for verification. (November 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|City of London Academy, Southwark|
240 Lynton Road
|Department for Education URN||134222 Tables|
|Age||11 to 19|
The school was first opened in 2003, and moved to a new building in 2005. The building was designed by Studio E Architects and built by Willmott Dixon. The school is sponsored by the City of London Corporation, along with City Academy, Hackney and City of London Academy Islington.
The school has specialisms in Business and Enterprise and in Sport, and the school teaches the non-curricular subject Business Studies, designed to help pupils become entrepreneurs.
A feature of The City of London Academy, Southwark is that pupils purchase their lunches using a Prepaid MasterCard debit card which parents of pupils top up using a phone app on their smartphones.
The school requires a school uniform. Uniforms include purple blazers, grey jumpers, white shirts and grey trousers. The tie worn is coloured Black, Blue, purple, grey and red with diagonal stripes. The prefects are entitled to wear plain purple ties with the academy logos.
In the summer, many girls wear a purple checked summer dress instead.
A 2011 Ofsted inspection rated the school as "Good".
|This London school or sixth form college related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|