Admissions Introduction
The City of London Academy has an agreed admission number of 165 pupils. Entrants must reach the age of 11 during the year 1st September - 31st August inclusive, immediately prior to entry to the Academy.


  • Child born between 1st September 2008 and 31st August 2009 who will be transferring to secondary school in September 2020.
  • For you the secondary transfer process begins in September 2019 and below are details of our opening evening and open mornings :
Visiting dates

Open mornings:


Thursday 17th October

Sessions start at 9am and 9.30am and include a presentation from the Executive Principal/Principal and a tour of the Academy.

Open evenings:



Banding Tests will be held on :

Saturday 12th October 2019

All students applying for a place at our Academy for September 2020 are required to attend a banding test.  Applicants who fail to attend the banding test will not be considered until after every applicant who did sit the test, regardless of score, has been offered a place.  Please contact our Admissions Manager, Karen Becker, if there are exceptional reasons why your child is unable to sit the test.   In order to register for our banding test, please complete the attached application form and return the same to Karen Becker, email  Alternatively you can collect a form at our open evening or one of our open mornings.”


Admissions Policy

The Academy operates an Equal Opportunities Policy.

Please click here for full details on the Academy Policy and Procedures.

Registering Your Interest

Please contact the academy on 020 7226 8611 and ask for admissions to register your interest.