City of London Primary Academy Islington is one of several academies sponsored by the City of London, all of which are expected to exhibit the five attributes of outstanding educational provision. These simple and effective principles are the essential drivers that deliver outstanding outcomes for learners and are key to the success of City of London Academies.

Opened in September 2017, the school is currently in temporary accommodation while the permanent school is being built on the old Richard Cloudesley School site, to the north of the Golden Lane Estate. COLPAI is a non-selective, fully inclusive school. Pupils are drawn from and reflect the local community and, with the exception of looked after children and siblings, places are allocated by distance.

Meters UK have supplied a number of meters to the school