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%

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A royal thank you!

22.10.14 Dear year 2, Thank you for your help in making mouth-watering mixed berry scones for the...

2014-10-22 10:44:10read more...

Who is your most inspirational Black...

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

2014-10-21 13:34:10
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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...

2014-10-20 11:52:10
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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...

2014-10-15 20:31:10
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Greetings from the Isle of Wight!

Ahoy! We are having the BEST time on the Year 6 residential trip to the Isle Of Wight. So far it...

2014-10-14 15:16:10
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The British Royal Family!

This term we have been learning about the British Royal Family and even visited Buckingham Palace!...

2014-10-14 09:27:10
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Year 6 Set Sail for the Isle of Wight!

    This morning 47 of our brave Year 6 children embarked on a journey to the Isle of...

2014-10-13 14:52:10
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Writing Tips Needed

Dear Year 5 We in Ants and Caterpillars class desperately need your help? We thought it would be...

2014-10-08 20:52:10
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Light-bot: We Are Software Developers!

Hey Ants and Caterpillars! I had a great time looking at the Light-bot app with the Caterpillars...

2014-10-08 15:00:10
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Eid Mubarak

Thomas Buxton Primary School celebrated Eid al-Adha today, singing songs of celebration and sharing...

2014-10-06 15:45:10
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Iroko Theatre Company Visit Thomas...

Iroko Theatre Company provided us with a wonderful start to Black History Month today with an...

2014-10-01 14:24:10
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Black History Month and the Civil...

Hi Year 6! Today we looked at some of Maya Angelou’s poetry.  She was around during the...

2014-09-30 18:12:09
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We Are Game Developers

I had a great time looking at the Light-bot app with both the Meerkats and the Turtles this week....

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Mighty Mount Snowdon

Pandas class are familiar with my adventures at the weekend but for those of you aren’t, I...

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Summer Holiday Creations

Here are some examples of the brilliant holiday homework by the Turtles and the Meerkats.    ...

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Meerkats and Turtles

Meerkats and Turtles, We hope you have all been enjoying the sunshine and are having a lovely...

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Building Bridges

Well done girls on your brilliant bridge building. Very resourceful of you to use newspaper so...

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Can YOU haiku?

One of the Jacqueline Wilson books we discovered at the Museum of Childhood was The Suitcase Kid. ...

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Changes

As part of our SEAL Assembly we have been discussing the topic of change. Changes take place all...

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Marvelous Museum of Childhood!

What a fantastic trip, museum and exhibit Year 3! Reply here and tell us some facts about...

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School Calendar

  • 27/10 - Half Term
  • 03/11 - Children return to school
  • 03/11 - Individual Photographs
  • 22/12 - Christmas Holiday
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