Mother and father final week obtained a letter from the headteacher and chair of governors outlining proposals for the varsity to affix the Metropolis of London Academies Belief by September 2024.
The college has a 109-year historical past, having been based in Rotherhithe within the wake of the Titanic catastrophe. It moved to Broadwall SE1 after World Conflict II, earlier than deciding on its present Stamford Avenue web site in 1965.
The entrance portion of the varsity constructing is greater than 200 years outdated, having been constructed for the Benevolent Society of St Patrick as a faculty for Irish youngsters.
London Nautical – which obtained a 'requires enchancment' score at its newest Ofsted inspection – is presently a Lambeth Council maintained faculty.
"The choice to think about academy conversion is one which has been ongoing for 2 years," wrote headteacher Michael Schofield in his letter to oldsters.
"Throughout this time, the governing physique and I’ve met with a spread of multi academy trusts (MATs) accessible for us to affix, wanting fastidiously into the advantages and potential drawbacks.
"We’ve got additionally carefully monitored the nationwide, regional, and native schooling place to make sure that we’re capable of make the proper choices when setting the long run course of our college.
"Having fastidiously thought of how any change in standing will profit our college we now have recognized one MAT, the Metropolis of London Academies Belief, that we really feel will improve the tutorial expertise and alternatives supplied to college students, employees and the neighborhood that we serve."
The Metropolis of London Academies Belief is sponsored by the Metropolis of London Company – the Sq. Mile's native authority.
The belief already contains three Southwark Colleges – Metropolis of London Academy Southwark in Lynton Street, Galleywall Major Faculty and Redriff Major Faculty.
CoLAT presently operates in 4 boroughs bordering the Metropolis of London - Hackney, Islington, Southwark and Newham – and oversees six secondary academies, three major academies and one sixth type centre.
London Nautical can be the Sq. Mile's first academy in Lambeth, though the Metropolis Company is already a social landlord within the space.
Mother and father have been invited to a gathering in regards to the proposals on 7 February, with a proper session interval to comply with the half time period break.