Welcome to Thomas Buxton Primary School

Thomas Buxton Primary School is a two-form entry community primary school with a nursery. It is maintained by the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and there are 460 pupils.

Thomas Buxton is right in the heart of Whitechapel's vibrant, multicultural community and we take full advantage of the facilities and experiences both locally and in central London to enrich the children's learning.

The Headteacher is Mrs Lorraine Flanagan, you can find out more information about the school on this site and in our prospectus.

This week's attendance

Well done to everyone who has come into school on time and every day this week...

96.5%

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Extra Extra Read All About It!

Younes is fantastic at always bringing in his homework, not only that, when at home he also enjoys...

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Super Star Writing

We have been continuing to write newspaper articles. Isaiah worked hard to write an engaging...

2014-12-09 08:45:12
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The Hour of Code has come…

This week is Computer Science Education Week and to mark the importance of computer programming in...

2014-12-08 11:39:12
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Roman Londinium at the Museum of London

Almost 2000 years ago, the Romans occupied the city we now live in. Year 4 took a memorable journey...

2014-12-02 16:35:12
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Latest meeting – 2.12.14

School Council Years 4,5 and 6 met this afternoon at lunchtime in Caterpillars’ classroom....

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Newspaper Articles

Extra! Extra! Year 5 have taken control of The Buxton Observer to bring you some informative...

2014-12-01 09:06:12
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E1 Pupil Parliament

Some of our School Council members from years four and five met with students from all over Tower...

2014-11-28 15:46:11
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Writing Superstar

Writing Superstar Inayah has worked hard to achieve her target of using capital letters for nouns...

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Attention Year 3 Programmers!

Today, we will be debugging some Scratch projects! Other programmers have made some mistakes on...

2014-11-24 11:42:11
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Winter Art Day

What an inspiring, creative day that we had at Winter Art Day! We looked at how sculptor Andy...

2014-11-21 15:21:11
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E1 Schools Partnership Cricket...

A group of boys represented Thomas Buxton Primary School admirably at a recent cricket tournament,...

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We Are Cryptographers – Semaphore

As part of their new Computing unit, We Are Cryptographers, Year 5 have been using flag semaphore...

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Coming soon: E1 Pupil Parliament

Next Friday, some of our School Councillors will be travelling across London to the E1 Schools...

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Children In Need success for School...

School Council are feeling very proud after organising our first big event of the year –...

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Vikings: Valiant or Vicious?

Hi Year 6. This week we have begun learning about the Vikings. On Monday we will be visiting the...

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Degu Degu

Year 5 performed a piece recently to commemorate Black History Month. They looked specifically at...

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Memories from the Isle Of Wight

Hi everyone. A week ago, Year 6 were travelling back from an amazing adventure on the Isle Of...

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Who is your most inspirational Black...

We are now two-thirds of the way through Black History Month. This week we spent time during...

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Teamwork at the Year 6 Residential

Hi everyone! I’ve had a nice restful weekend, just what I needed after an amazing yet tiring...

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More news and photos from the Year 6...

Wow. Another phenomenal day here on the Isle Of Wight. The children have been superb once again and...

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School Calendar

  • 19/12 School Disco
  • 22/12 Christmas Holiday
  • 05/01 Children return to school
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