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  • Sir John Cass Redcoat School
    Stepney Way
    London
    E1 0RH
  • Head: Paul Woods
  • T 020 7790 6712
  • F 020 7790 0499
  • E info@sjcr.net
  • W www.sjcr.net
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Pupils: 1,489
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Open days: September and October
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 8th October 2015
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Inadequate on 10th October 2014
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

A beacon of excellence in a deprived area of London, which takes in students with low levels of attainment and sends the majority off to university with commendable exam results. Committed staff insist on good behaviour, provide expert teaching and...

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Boys taking Health Studies at an English Comprehensive School (OCR Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma at Level 3)

What The Good Schools Guide says

A beacon of excellence in a deprived area of London, which takes in students with low levels of attainment and sends the majority off to university with commendable exam results. Committed staff insist on good behaviour, provide expert teaching and inspire high aspirations. 'It's gone from strength to strength,' said a parent. 'It's a great school.'

Headteacher

Since September 2016, Paul Woods, previously head of Bishop Stopford's C of E School in Enfield. He comes from Enniskillen in Northern Ireland and has over 20 years' experience working in London schools.

Academic Matters

Consistently near the top of the value-added tables and has three times been ranked the most improved school in the country. Most pupils come in with lower than average achievement, but in 2016, 70 per cent got 5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including English and maths (23...

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