The City Experience

The City Experience: opportunities to enjoy and achieve

Students at The City of London Academy, Highgate Hill will be taught in an environment that promotes academic, creative, sporting, linguistic, and personal achievement: this is ‘The City of London Experience’.

Academic - we will not compromise on students achieving exceptional levels of academic progress. We will be rigorous in our teaching whilst ensuring that we engage students’ interest and inspire them to achieve the highest academic standards. Behaviour will be exceptional, classrooms will be focussed and students will be required to complete their classwork, and the regular homework we set them, to the best of their ability.

Creative - learning experiences will be promoted across all subjects and the creative subjects themselves will be highly regarded in our school. Every student will have access to a wide range of creative opportunities through the formal curriculum, Additional Studies, trips, concerts and productions.

Sporting - our commitment to healthy lifestyles means that we wil lencourage wide participation in sports and fitness. We will have regular fixtures for all sports teams ranging fromfootball to netball, taekwondo to trampolining. Students take pride in representing the academy and the academy takes pride in nurturing their individual talents and collective success.

Linguistic - speaking another language is an invaluable life skill in the 21st century, globalised economy. For that reason every child will be expected to study at least one foreign language and they will all be given the opportunity to travel to Spain or France as part of their studies; these trips are subsidised by our joint sponsor, The City of London Corporation, widening access to an enriching education.

Personal - we believe that academic success and the wider personal development of students go hand in hand. Any school should play a vital role in allowing students to develop a range of wider personal attributes which will help them to succeed in later life. The academy places a great deal of importance on politeness, kindness, responsibility and respect. We will promote these values through our high expectations.

City of London Academy Highgate Hill

Holland Walk | Duncombe Road | Archway | London | N19 3EU

Telephone: 020 7281 3536

Part of:

City of London
Academies Trust