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  • Sir John Cass's Foundation Primary School
    St James's Passage
    27 Duke's Place
    EC3A 5DE
  • Head: Mr Timothy Wilson
  • T 020 7283 1147
  • F 020 7626 5071
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  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 11
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: City of London
  • Pupils: 291
  • Religion: Church of England
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 19th April 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 26th September 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Success for all is guaranteed through excellent, experienced teaching, and, often too, by high levels of staffing, which enables children to be taught in small groups when small groups are most needed. Performing arts group meets twice weekly to study drumming, dance, drama and vocal techniques, all taught by specialists. ‘Performance makes pupils more confident and articulate,’ says the head.

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Since 2014, Mr Tim Wilson BA MA (Cantab) (mid-30s). Grew up in rural Nottinghamshire, where he attended the local comprehensive, before proceeding to Cambridge, taking his first degree in education at Homerton College, followed by a masters in children’s literature and phonics at Churchill College. Arrived at Sir John Cass after teaching in Cambridgeshire primaries and three years as deputy head of Princess Frederica C of E Primary School in Brent. Sir John Cass was already on sparkling form, and Mr Wilson has seen it as his mission ‘to see what’s good and polish it.’ Has introduced specialist subject teaching in French and art and started the process of refurbishing the more ‘tired’ space. A sympathetic and thoughtful figure, his aim is to ensure the school ‘excels in music, art, sport, maths and English...

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Special Education Needs

All children at SJC are seen as individuals and many discussions take place to ensure that appropriate individual help is provided. Assessment is continual and we liaise with additional support, or agencies, as appropriate. We run many intervention programmes to ensure children progress at suitable levels. We have extensive provision for out of hours learning; this includes many after school clubs eg Performing Arts, which children are often encouraged to attend, if we believe it will enhance their work and/or behaviour in school time. This has been found to be particularly useful for children with Aspergers Syndrome. 10-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Aspergers Syndrome [archived]
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Delicate Medical Problems [archived]
English as an additional language (EAL)
Epilepsy [archived]
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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