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What it means to be a follower of Buddha?

Year 5 have been learning about what it means to be a follower of Buddha. We have learnt about Siddhartha Gautama’s life and teaching, including the five precepts and the three jewels. We then...

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Sometimes it's good to face that challenge head on.

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We Are Technicians

Year 3 have been learning about Technicians. We had the opportunity to interview a real-life technician to find out the kinds of things they do during a typical day. We learnt about the equipment...

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We are rights respecting school

What rights do we respect in our school? As a class discuss all the different ways we respect these rights  and reply to this blog post telling us what you all do! Eijaz (School Ambassador)  

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Light and Shadow

Today Year 3 conducted a Science Investigation about Light and Dark. We spent some time making observations in the Medical Room with the lights on. We then had an even more exciting time sitting in...

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Ancient Egypt and Mummification

Ever wondered how important people like pharaohs were mummified?     The Egyptians believed that after death they would have a new kind of life called the afterlife. As well as needing all their...

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Year 6 Vikings

In year 6, the children have been learning about the Vikings. They studied Viking brooches and created their own designs. They had to plan them carefully, using ideas from the original brooches, such...


Welcome to our school website.

Thomas Buxton Primary School is a two-form community primary school with a nursery. We are situated right in the heart of Whitechapel's vibrant, multicultural community. 

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


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


Latest News

Newsletter - Friday 3rd February 2017

It has been a busy but exciting week at TBP as our school community has worked together to show Ofsted what a successful place this is for...

School Calendar

  • Today INSET Day
  • 07/03 Parents Evening
  • 09/03 Parents Evening
  • 20/03 INSET Day
  • 07/04 Last day of term
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