Our pupils negotiate the London transport system with confidence and independence

Commute

Our pupils negotiate the London transport system with confidence and independence. Our catchment area extends North, South, East and West with pupils converging from all directions. They regularly travel in pairs and groups as well as individually; we see this as a positive and beneficial element of our pupils' development.

The School has excellent transport links, listed on our 'How to find us' page, and can be approached from Blackfriars station without the need to cross any roads while taking in a magnificent riverside view. 

City Location 

We are surrounded by instantly recognisable institutions that set the City of London at the heart of our country.

In one direction the Globe, Tate Modern, the Shard and London Eye, not to mention the Millennium Bridge - so close that we could hold a conversation with its pedestrians from our balconies.

In the other direction the Royal College of Arms, Christopher Wren's St Benet's Church, and of course St Paul's Cathedral watching over us in its majesty by daylight and beautifully illuminated at night. Evidence of the construction of St Paul's is uncovered daily at low tide on our foreshore where the stone for its construction was dressed by its stone masons before being carted to site.

Just a little further afield the Square Mile - one of the world's great financial centres, and Guildhall - home of the City of London Corporation of which we are proud to be a part of.

We are surrounded by great minds that contribute to each of these institutions, providing opportunities for lunchtime lectures held at School for cutting edge debate and discussion. Visiting speakers regularly comment on the quality of questions and contributions from our pupils. 

The constant movement of people across the Millennium Bridge provides a pulse to our School, while the ebb and flow of the tidal Thames delivers an inescapable rhythm.

How to find us

Trains, buses and boats
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City of London Corporation

CLS is part of the City of London Corporation
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Sunset looking West from the School

Fantastic Journeys

OG (Year 6) pupils imagine commuting to School in an alternate universe
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