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Harry Potter Night at Thomas Buxton School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

A spell descended upon Thomas Buxton Primary School yesterday as the school was transformed into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for one enchanting evening. The event was initiated and...

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The Story of the Two Brothers (A traditional African tale)

  Early one morning, my big brother and I went out on a hunting trip. The rough, grainy sand numbed our sweaty, tired feet as the thick, clean air brushed our faces. A gentle, graceful gazelle...

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Year 2 At The Farm!

As part of our Animals topic in Science and our data collection unit in Computing, Year 2 paid a visit to Spitalfields City Farm. We thought about what we needed to do to take a good photograph and...

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Ndebele Art

Today Year 5 began exploring their topic ‘Out of Africa’, by studying Ndebele Art and creating our own digital versions using ‘Brushes’ on the iPads. While we experimented,...


We Are Musicians: Making Soundtracks for Film Clips

Today we are looking at how music enhances a video clip and what makes the music so suitable for a particular piece of footage. For example, how does the music from this Despicable Me 2 clip reflect...


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.

This week's attendance

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


Latest News

Newsletter - 4th February 2016

This week we have begun the process of holding Mentoring Meetings between teachers and children (Y1-Y6).

School Calendar

  • 01/02 Attendance Focus Fortnight
  • 15/02 Half Term
  • 03/03 World Book Day
  • 11/03 Annual Reports Sent Home
  • 15/03 Parents & Carers Evening
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