The School Year

Spring Term 2017

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World Book Day 2017

Welcome to Sir William Burrough

We are a state-funded Academy serving the local communities of Tower Hamlets.


Walk around our school any time, any day, and you will see classrooms where children and adults are alive with energy, passion and inspiration. Classrooms which are an endless joy, and a great privilege to see and to share.


This website explains how the school is organised and our video gallery shows the energy and excitement we generate for the children. We are very proud of our school and are always delighted to show you around. 


Kind regards, 


Avril Newman



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."

The 2016 SATs show that we are in the top 7% of schools nationally for overall progress.

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 latest KS2 SATs results



Term Dates

May Bank Holiday

1 May 2017

Inset Day

26 May 2017

Half Term

29 May 2017 to 2 Jun 2017

Inset Day

5 Jun 2017

First Day of Term

6 Jun 2017

EID Holiday

26 Jun 2017

Last Day of Term

26 Jul 2017

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