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  • Chelsea Academy
    Lots Road
    Chelsea
    London
    SW10 0AB
  • Head: Mr Matthew Williams
  • T 020 7376 3019
  • E admissions@chelsea-academy.org
  • W chelsea-academy.org
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Kensington & Chelsea
  • Pupils: 1085
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Open days: Please see Academy website for details
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 24th May 2012
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What the school says...

Chelsea Academy is a mixed Church of England Academy near Chelsea Harbour, opened in 2009 in an award-winning new building. Sponsored by the London Diocesan Board for Schools and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, their vision is for a school that serves its local community and has a distinctive Christian ethos.
We have places for 180 students per year group and up to 300 students in the sixth form. 18 places in Year 7 are awarded on the basis of music aptitude. We received over 900 applications for our Year 7 places commencing in September 2016, and we maintain waiting lists for places in all years 7-11.
Chelsea Academy combines traditional values and the highest standards with an innovative approach to learning and teaching. Students, teachers and associate staff work together to build a community based on mutual respect where students can flourish and develop the personal qualities they need for future success. We want to help develop young people who can make a valuable contribution to society.
In 2012 Ofsted and SIAS reported that Chelsea Academy is an outstanding Academy.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Spanish at an English Comprehensive School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Additional Science at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Science (Core) at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Science (Core) at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

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