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      A student led community creating opportunity, enjoyment and celebraton of success.

      The Academy Sixth Form provides a broad, modern and diverse curriculum. We are highly respected Academy with 84% of our students progessing to higher education.

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      Welcome to City of London Academy Sixth Form, a student-led centre of excellence in the heart of Southwark specialising in business, enterprise and sport. CoLA Southwark is a Sixth Form that feels like a university, where the vast majority of our students progress to higher education or apprenticeships. Student leadership and academic excellence are at the heart of our ethos and we support every individual to meet their aspirations. We strive to help you unlock your potential, preparing you successfully for university, your career and life after you leave our academy.

      A Sixth Form for students, designed by students

      There has never been a more exciting time to join City of London Academy Sixth Form, in our new, state-of-the-art purpose-built Sixth Form building. This environment, just yards from our current site, caters for 400 post-16 students. Students thrive in a flexible space that looks and feels like a university campus, including a large study centre, cafeteria, meeting rooms, study and breakout areas. The building was designed by our current students, an incredible feat that reflects our strong, unique student voice and leadership. We believe this unrivalled learning environment will inspire every student to reach their potential.

      Academic excellence

      City of London Academy Sixth Form is renowned for its academic success, with a 99 per cent pass-rate at A-E last year and 100 per cent of our students progressing to higher education or apprenticeships. 20 per cent of students applying to University gain places at the prestigious Russell Group universities and almost 50 per cent of students gaining places at top 50 universities (Guardian University League tables).

      But we are about more than academic achievement. We want every student to enjoy their time here and we were recently awarded the Investors in Careers award for our dedication to student wellbeing and personal development.

      We are also one of 16 schools nationally to be awarded Basketball Academy status by Basketball England.

      Careers and progression

      Our students follow a whole range of a career paths when they leave the academy, with many joining Russell Group universities including Cambridge, Oxford, Exeter, Imperial College, King’s College, University College London, Queen Mary and Nottingham.

      Others study popular undergraduate courses including business management, engineering, law, medicine, computing, politics, biological sciences, sociology and nursing.

      We believe all our students have something to offer. Joining City of London Academy Sixth Form is the first step to a successful future – we look forward to welcoming you.

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        We are delighted you are considering joining City of London Academy’s thriving and successful Sixth Form.

        Welcome to City of London Basketball Academy, one of only 16 schools in England and Wales.

        Students at City of London Academy (Southwark) celebrate 97% A-Level pass rate. 



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        • City of London Academy (Southwark)
        • 240 Lynton Rd,
        • London
        • SE1 5LA
        • TEL: 020 7394 5100
        • EMAIL: info@cityacademy.co.uk

        Victoria and Albert Museum

        Blockbuster exhibitions and permanent decorative arts collection, with design shop and ornate cafe.

        Big Ben

        16-storey Gothic clocktower and national symbol at the Eastern end of the Houses of Parliament.

        Canary Wharf

        Canary Wharf is a major business district in east London, within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

        London City Airport (LCY)

        Financial district airport for domestic, European and New York flights, plus a private jet centre.