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  • William Tyndale Primary School
    Upper Street
    N1 2GG
  • Head: Ms Tanya Watson
  • T 020 7226 6803
  • F 020 7288 1167
  • E admin@williamtynd…
  • W www.williamtyn…
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 3 to 11.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Islington
  • Pupils: 450
  • Religion: Does not apply
  • 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 21st March 2013
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 4th October 2007
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Classes named after famous children’s authors (Morpurgo, Rosen, Dahl, etc) and class assemblies give plenty of opportunity to explore their namesakes. Lewis class, for example, not only delivered fascinating facts about the author of the Narnia books, but wrote its own wintry poems. Art is ‘exceptional’, ‘inspirational’, ‘really wonderful, chorused parents. The school has its own art block and artist in residence.  A rare primary school with a floodlit football pitch... 

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Converted to an academy 2012

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Since 2005, Tanya Watson BMus NPQH (50s). She was raised in America (there’s still a suspicion of an accent), then trained as a concert pianist at the Royal Academy of Music. While developing her performance career, she started taking pupils, and was so taken with teaching she decided to commit full time. Undoubtedly a good decision for William Tyndale, since, over the past decade or so, she’s carefully nurtured this always popular primary into one of the borough’s star attractions. Articulate, organised and capable, she’s at the gates every day and is widely admired. ‘She’s a very strong leader and provides a real sense of order and reassurance,’ said one parent. ‘She’s both very approachable and a little bit formidable,’ said another. What parents particularly respect about her, however, is her commitment to extending...

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