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Press and Media

Thomas Buxton is regularly featured in both the local and national press, here are a selection of cuttings from our recent coverage:

Whitechapel Mission

I write to express our grateful thanks to the pupils and staff at Thomas Buxton Primary School for their generous donation of food and toiletries which greatly assist us in our work of supporting homeless and disadvantaged people.
4th May 2017

Buxton Kids get it right - East End Life

Staff, pupils and parents at Thomas Buxton Primary have welcomed news that the school has been designated a 'rights respecting' organisation.
5th October 2015

QMUL marks 100,000 visitors to science education pod ‘Centre...

Queen Mary University of London's life sciences education programme, Centre of the Cell, celebrated its 100,000th participants after a visit from a Tower Hamlets primary school class on Friday 17 April 2015.
20th April 2015

Programme helps girls reach their full potential

Girls at Whitechapel's Thomas Buxton Primary have been taking part in a programme helping them to reach their full potential.
25th December 2014

London Live: Free school breakfasts

Lila Allen is in Tower Hamlets finding our how one charity is helping feed the city's children. She speaks to Carmel McConnell founder of Magic Breakfast a leading charity in London for feeding school kids.
16th September 2014

London Live: Eat well, learn well

Headteacher of Thomas Buxton Primary School, Lorraine Flanagan, explains the benefits of having a breakfast club.
16th September 2014

Raising aspirations of young girls in disadvantaged communities

The visit was designed to raise awareness amongst the most senior business leaders of the issues facing young girls in our most disadvantaged communities and how Mosaic is seeking to address them.
7th April 2014

Transforming Education for All: the Tower Hamlets Story

The experience of Tower Hamlets since 1998 is inspirational.
12th December 2013

Access to best teaching is down to luck, says Ofsted - The...

The uneven quality of schools across the country means England is a nation divided into "lucky and unlucky children" in terms of access to high-quality teaching, and poverty is no longer a predictor of educational failure, the head of Ofsted will argue...
11th December 2013

From fail to world's best: A lesson from the East End

Fifteen years ago, the schools in Tower Hamlets were derided as the worst performing in the country. Things were so bad that Ofsted, the education standards watchdog, insisted that its damning report on them should be presented...
11th December 2013

News & Letters

Newsletter - 23rd June 2017

Phew! What a week of scorching sunshine, fun and learning here at Thomas Buxton. Thank you to everyone for working together to make it a...

School Calendar

  • Today 15:00 Rowan Class Assembly
  • Tomorrow Family Fun Day
  • Tomorrow Summer Fair
  • Tomorrow Community Celebration Following Ofsted
  • 03/07 Healthy Schools Week
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