Sir William Burrough Primary School A GSG School
- Sir William Burrough Primary School
- Head: Mrs Avril Newman
- T 020 7987 2147
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- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Tower Hamlets
- Pupils: 379
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 3rd May 2008
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 5th March 2008
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
All children, apart from those with particular special needs, have learnt to read and write (in cursive!) by the end of reception, when they partake in a graduation ceremony complete with mortar boards and gowns. The school’s ‘You Can Do...
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What The Good Schools Guide saysAll children, apart from those with particular special needs, have learnt to read and write (in cursive!) by the end of reception, when they partake in a graduation ceremony complete with mortar boards and gowns. The school’s ‘You Can Do It’ programme 'keeps levels of confidence and resilience high, and is deeply woven into relationships of respect, tolerance, kindness and courtesy'. We saw this in action as children held open doors, enquired about the welfare of others and remarked that 'we all comfort each other'.
Since 1995 Mrs Avril Newman (60s) BEd, first class honours from Goldmith’s, who has spent her whole teaching career in Tower Hamlets. She is a national leader of education, a JP and has been honoured with a Freedom of the City award. A lover of theatre, books and travel, she is...