City of London Academy, Southwark

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City of London Academy, Southwark
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240 Lynton Road

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Coordinates51°29′21″N 0°03′53″W / 51.4892°N 0.0647°W / 51.4892; -0.0647Coordinates: 51°29′21″N 0°03′53″W / 51.4892°N 0.0647°W / 51.4892; -0.0647
Established2003; 16 years ago (2003)
Department for Education URN134222 Tables
HeadteacherMichael Baxter
Age11 to 19

City of London Academy, Southwark is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form with academy status, located in the Bermondsey area of the London Borough of Southwark, England.[1]

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.

Catchment area[edit]

All pupils living in the City of London or Southwark are eligible to attend the school[2] Some students can board the city bus to the school if they live outside the area.

School uniform[edit]

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".[3]


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