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City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI)

City of London Primary Academy (COLPA-I) is a mixed academy primary school that opened in September 2017 in temporary accommodation while the new building is being built in Golden Lane. The new building is due for completion in 2021. Academies are independently managed and the governing body sets its own admissions criteria.

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DfE Code: 206/2001

  • Number of places available in reception class: 60
  • Visiting dates: visits by arrangement, booked through school office manager
  • School start and finish times: 8.55am-3.15pm (Reception), 8.55am-3.30pm (Year 1-3)
  • Does the school have two-year-old provision? No
  • Does the school have a nursery class? No
  • Does the school have a breakfast club? Yes (8.00-8.30am)
  • Does the school have any after-school childcare? Yes (3.45-6.00pm)
  • Does the school have a uniform? Yes
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: n/a
  • Accessibility: Lift access
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion in Sept 2020: 0.65 miles 
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Who to contact

Contact Name
Kim Clapham, Principal
020 7504 0556


City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI) (Temporary Site)
C/o Copenhagen Primary School
Treaty Street
N1 0WF

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
School day: 8.55am to 3.15pm (Reception), 8.55am to 3.30pm (Year 1-3); Breakfast club: 8-8.30am; after-school childcare: 3.45-6pm

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Complete the Academy's online application form (see Application Process above) or contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in the City of London Primary Academy's School SEND Information Report.

Record updated: 19/05/2021