Dear Parents and Carers,


We wish you all a very happy and peaceful Ramadan.


The children have settled quickly back into their classes, and thanks to your wonderful efforts at home to support their online learning, they are picking up on their learning in school with great enthusiasm.


Thank you so much for continuing to bring your children to the same gate at the same times for drop off and pick up and for wearing a face-covering and observing social distancing at all times. Please don't send your child to school if they or any member of your family displays Covid symptoms. Our current risk assessment can be found HERE.


Looking forward to a safe and healthy summer term.

With very best wishes,


Avril, Staff and Governors.

13th April 2021


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Ofsted Outstanding


Our SATs results for 2019 show 96% of children achieving the expected standard or above across all subjects, with more than 50% achieving the higher level in both Reading and Maths. Our progress in all subjects is well above average. We are ranked the second highest performing school in Tower Hamlets for attainment and are in the top 3% of schools nationally for progress.

This has won us a place on the Sunday Times Top State Primary Schools in England list.



Click HERE for our 2019 SATs results.


Click HERE to view our SWB Self Evaluation and HERE to see the DfE Comparative School Performance Data which shows how we benchmark against similar schools, and all schools nationally. Click HERE for our Ofsted Report, from which some highlights were:


  • Parents and pupils are delighted with their school.
  • Pupils respect and care for each other and delight in each other's achievements.
  • This is a school where everyone is valued and cherished, and that generates high self-esteem through the satisfaction of high achievement in personal skills and across the curriculum.


For general enquiries please contact Sarah Sargeant on 020 7987 2147 or on The school postal address is Sir William Burrough School, Salmon Lane, London, E14 7PQ.


Chair of Governors: Dennis Twomey, who can be reached at the school address.


Headteacher: Avril Newman


SENDCO: Helen Green.



Contact Us

Tel: (020) 7987 2147 



Sir William Burrough School, Salmon Lane, Limehouse, London E14 7PQ