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 2009 and 31st August 2010 who will be transferring to secondary school in September 2021.
  • For you the secondary transfer process begins in September 2020 and below are details of our virtual open evening:

Banding Tests will be held on :

Saturday 3rd October 2020

Saturday 17th October 2020

All students applying for a place at our Academy for September 2021 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  

The Academy operates an Equal Opportunities Policy.