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City of London Academy, Highbury Grove

The City of London Academy Highbury Grove is an academy secondary school which is non-selective, non-denominational, free to attend, and open to both boys and girls. 

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School information

  • DfE Code: 206/4003
  • Specialism: Specialist music school
  • Number of places available in year 7: 240
  • Open morning: 9.00am-10.00am:  6, 13 and 20 October
  • Open evening: 29 September, 4.30pm-7.30pm
  • Does the school have a sixth form? City of London Academy, Highbury Grove Sixth Form
  • School start and finish times: 8.40am-3pm
  • Is the school recognised as a 'Healthy School'?: Yes, Bronze Award (May-18)
  • Accessibility: Fully accessible building
  • Support for your child at secondary transfer: One-to-one transition interview, school visits, induction week, British Museum transition project
  • Last pupil admitted under distance criterion: Does not apply
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Who to contact

Contact Name
Aimee Lyall, Principal
020 7288 8900


Highbury Grove
N5 2EQ

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
8.40am to 3.00pm

Other Details

Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Contact School Admissions, Upper Street, London, N1 1XR, 020 7527 5515 or go online to

Local Offer

How will you support my child?

Further SEND information can be found in the Highbury Grove School SEND Information Report.

Record updated: 04/08/2021