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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 a recently refurbished, single storey school offering generous learning space both inside and outdoors, which reflects the high expectations of both children and staff.

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. We are close to green spaces Allen Gardens and Weavers Fields, and right next door to Spitalfields City Farm. The school is also within walking distance of cultural centres, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, Bethnal Green Museum of Childhood and the Rich Mix Cinema and arts complex – and we are regular visitors to all.

You can read more about Tower Hamlets in the report by the Tower Hamlets Headteacher Conference which discusses the history, demographic and the challenges faced by the borough in the future.

The Headteacher is Mrs Lorraine Flanagan and the Chair of Governors is Sajjad Miah MBE.

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