Salmon Lane, Limehouse, London E14 7PQ
10 reasons to choose Sir William Burrough Primary School
Sir William Burrough Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Limehouse and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Sir William Burrough Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 4 members of University Schools Trust, East London. It is one of the 5 most oversubscribed state primary schools for first preference Reception place applications in the Tower Hamlets LEA.
Average class size
Sir William Burrough Primary School has nine classes from Reception, some mixed-age, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Sir William Burrough Primary School ranks in the top 4% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 4% of schools.
The Sir William Burrough Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. There is topic-based and thematic teaching for some foundation subjects using the International Primary Curriculum. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups and visiting speakers.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Sir William Burrough Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Sir William Burrough Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 9.00am to 3.00pm. Breakfast club from 8.30am, and after school clubs can extend the day to 4.00pm.
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