Centre Academy London

Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
92 St John's Hill
SW11 1SH
9 - 19
Other independent special school
Mr ofsted
4 1 1 2 3 4
Ofsted report
View Report - All Reports

Special schools provide a unique and distinctive educational environment to meet the needs of the pupils in their community. Undertaking standard tests may not be appropriate and we do not show performance data for special schools.

View exam results via the link below and contact the school to ask about measuring pupil progress.

A Parent's Guide to Choosing a Special School


Unlock the rest of the data now
  • Full performance data
  • Clear, concise graphics
  • School Guide Star Rating
  • Catchment Heatmaps
  • Parent Reviews
  • Compare Schools
Per month

School Description

Centre Academy London is an independent special school that caters specifically for boys and girls with a variety of learning challenges, including dyslexia or specific learning difficulties, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder. It is located in an Edwardian Grade 2 listed building in the London Borough of Wandsworth. Almost all pupils are referred to the school by 12 local authorities. It is registered for up Inspection report: Centre Academy London, 5–7 June 2018 Page 8 of 11 to 60 pupils aged from nine to 19 years. Most pupils are taught in mixed-age classes. Currently, there are 39 pupils on roll, most of whom have a statement of special educational needs or an education, health and care plan. This total is made up as follows: two pupils in the primary phase, 23 pupils in the secondary phase and 14 students in the sixth form. There are more boys than girls. Many pupils have had very disrupted previous education, and some have not attended school for significant periods of time. Around a quarter of pupils are involved with the local child and adolescent mental health services because of their social, emotional and mental health needs. Around a half of pupils are from minority ethnic backgrounds, with the remainder being White British. Centre Academy was first registered in 1974 as part of the Centre Academy Group, which was based in the United States, but since 2002 it has been in private ownership in the United Kingdom. The group runs a sister school in East Anglia, and the schools share the same governing body. Off-site training is made available for pupils to extend their learning experiences. The school offers the following activities: swimming at Latchmere Leisure Centre, Burns Road, London SW11 5AD; sport and physical education at the Battersea Sports Centre, Hope Street, London SW11 2DA; and work-related courses at Carshalton College, Nightingale Road, Carshalton SM5 2EJ. The school was last inspected in May 2015, when it was judged to require improvement. The headteacher took up her post in September 2017. The school’s aim is ‘to provide excellence in education for students with specific learning difficulties’.

Centre Academy London Reviews

There are currently no reviews - be the first to leave one! Arrow
Your rating:
 Receive updates and School Guide's A* newsletter
  • Do explain who you are and your relationship to the school e.g. ‘I am a parent…’
  • Do back up your opinion with examples or clear reasons but, remember, it’s your opinion not fact.
  • Don’t use bad or aggressive language.
  • Don't go in to detail about specific staff or pupils. Individual complaints should be directed to the school.
  • Do go to the relevant authority is you have concerns about a serious issue such as bullying, drug abuse or bad management.
To see the full fair review guidelines or help if you have serious concerns about a school, go here.
  1. Select a star rating.
  2. Write your review.
  3. Enter your email address. This will never appear next to your review. You’ll have the chance to select your display name shortly.
  4. Press submit and your review will be sent to our team of moderation Prefects.
  5. Check your Inbox to complete registration and select your display name. You can edit or delete your review at any time.
We respect your privacy and never share your email address with the reviewed school or any third parties.
Please see our T&Cs and Privacy Policy for details of how we treat registered emails with TLC.

School Noticeboard

This school doesn't have a noticeboard on our site. Check back soon!

If you are a representative of this school register your details to sign up for a free noticeboard.

Registered users can add photos, news and download your school’s Certificate of Excellence 2019/20.

If you would like to register for a different school, click here

Add info

Do you represent

Centre Academy London?

Register to add photos, news and download your Certificate of Excellence 2019/20

*Official school administrator email addresses

(eg [email protected]). Details will be verified.

Questions? Email [email protected]

We're here to help your school to add information for parents.

Thank you for registering your details

A member of the School Guide team will verify your details within 2 working days and provide further detailed instructions for setting up your School Noticeboard.

For any questions please email [email protected]

Looking for a tutor near Centre Academy London?

Show Local Tutors