East 1 Schools Partnership

E1 Schools Guide

Mission Statement

East 1 is a partnership of schools in Tower Hamlets. We want our children and families to have high aspirations, enjoy a healthy lifestyle and for staff to be able to innovate effectively.


East 1 Schools working in partnership. Raising Aspirations. Broadening Horizons.


For Pupils, we aim:

  • To promote excellence and ambition through widening our pupils’ cultural, creative, sporting and academic opportunities
  • To develop pupil voice and leadership skills across the partnership

For Parents and Carers, we aim:

  • To empower parents and carers to play an active role in their children's learning
  • To develop parents’ and carers’ skills for employment and increase their awareness of career opportunities for themselves and their children
  • To sustain the process of primary to secondary transfer within the cluster of schools

For Staff, we aim:

  • To develop best practice of teaching, learning, subject knowledge and leadership across the partnership

Strategic vision – shared themes across the Partnership

2014-15  - Healthy Families
2015-16 - East 1 Arts
2016-17 - East 1 Readers
2017-18 - World of Work and Technology
2018-19 - Creating Our Future
2019-20 - Speak Up!
2020-21 - Speak Up!
2021-22 - Thrive
2022-23 - Economic Enterprise

The E1 Schools partnership shared theme for 2022 -2023 Economic Enterprise

Our shared focus across the partnership of schools is on the theme of “Economic Enterprise”. This means we want all parts of our E1 Partnership community to develop economic awareness and understanding.

Our objectives for this year are that we will ensure that:

  • Our children and young people understand money in real terms and how money is earned.
  • Our children and young people understand how money can be managed safely, budgeted for and saved. (Cyber safety, credit cards/debit cards)
  • Our families are empowered to understand value for money
  • Our staff are supported to develop financial confidence

School Leads and Responsibilities

The E1 Schools Transition Programme - Swanlea Secondary School

The E1 Schools Pupil Parliament - Osmani Primary School

The E1 Schools Families Programme - Thomas Buxton/Stewart Headlam Primary School

The E1 Schools Scholars Programme - William Davis Primary School

The E1 Schools Curriculum Network - Canon Barnett Primary School and Kobi Nazrul Primary School

The E1 Schools Healthy Families Programme, ‘Sport & Culture’ - Hague Primary School