Welcome to Sir William Burrough

We do hope you are all staying safe and well during these difficult times, and want you know that we are working closely with the local authority to support you and your children.


For all the latest news, information and guidance, please go HERE.


With warmest wishes from


Avril and all the Staff and Governors of Sir William Burrough


During the school closure, HERE is a full list of all education companies who are offering free subscriptions to their services.

Ofsted Comments


  • 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.


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.


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.


For general enquiries please contact Sarah Sargeant on 020 7987 2147 or on admin@sirwilliamburrough.towerhamlets.sch.uk



Contact Us

Tel: (020) 7987 2147 

Email: admin@sirwilliamburrough.towerhamlets.sch.uk


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