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...

94.5%

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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,...

2014-11-20 09:40:11
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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...

2014-11-18 15:36:11
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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...

2014-11-12 16:20:11
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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...

2014-10-30 08:22:10
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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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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...

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The British Royal Family!

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

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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School Calendar

  • Today - 15:15 School Shop
  • 08/12 - 14:30 Year 3 and 4 Christmas Performance
  • 09/12 - 14:30 Year 5 and 6 Christmas Performance
  • 11/12 - 09:15 Year 1 and 2 Christmas Performance
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