London Nautical School

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London Nautical School - A Specialist Sports College
Motto Tamesis Suos Ubique Feret
(Latin: "The Thames shall carry her sons where ever they go".
Established 1915
Type Foundation School
Headmaster Mr Andrew Bull
Chair of Governors Rodney Lenthal
Location Stamford Street
England England
51°30′24″N 0°06′30″W / 51.5066°N 0.1084°W / 51.5066; -0.1084Coordinates: 51°30′24″N 0°06′30″W / 51.5066°N 0.1084°W / 51.5066; -0.1084
Local authority Lambeth
DfE URN 100642 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students c.650
Gender Boys (with a mixed in the Sixth form)
Ages 11 (3")–18 (8")
Houses Port, Starboard
Colours Black, Navy Blue

The London Nautical School is a foundation school for boys and a coeducational sixth form, located in the Blackfriars area of the London Borough of Lambeth, England. The school is celebrating its 100 years of existence in 2015. In May 2015 the school received a Good judgement from Ofsted.

School entrance in Stamford Street

The school retains a strong nautical and maritime tradition with boys and girls experiencing a range of water sports. A large number of pupils are involved with the sea cadets and some continue into both the Royal and Merchant Navy.

The school is renowned for its strong sporting pedigree, especially in football with a large number of former pupils becoming professionals in the UK and in Europe, and four achieving international caps for England schoolboy representative teams in recent years. In addition others have achieved international recognition in Athletics, Swimming, and Boxing.

A very high percentage of pupils embark on sports related degrees after leaving school in the UK and with scholarships to USA universities.

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