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Thank you for taking the time to visit Sir John Cass Red Coat School's website. I am delighted to be the Head teacher of our fabulous school.

It is an absolute honour and privilege to lead such a skilled and committed group of teachers and support staff, all of whom share a phenomenal commitment to the achievement and wellbeing of our students.
Mr Paul Woods, Head Teacher
"I am overwhelmed by what the school has done for my child."
"Tower Hamlets is a better place because of this school."
Sir Ian McKellen, World Renowned Actor
"Pupils' outstanding outcomes in key stages 3 and 4 are directly attributable to the outstanding quality of teaching, learning and assessment."
Ofsted Report, 2015
"Teachers' enthusiasm and commitment for every pupil to succeed is infectious, creating a highly positive classroom learning environment."
Ofsted Report, 2015
"There is a high level of support, both pastoral and academic throughout KS3 & KS4 helping to enhance confidence and progress."
"Pupils are provided with opportunities to explore freely and learn about issues that affect their lives, both now and in the future. These include personal, health and social education, the equality group, debating society and faith groups."
Ofsted Report, 2015
"I can see the potential that the students of this school have."
Danny Crates, Paralympic Gold Medallist


Year 7 examinations

All Year 7 students will be taking internal examinations in the week after the Easter holiday (week beginning 16th April). English, maths and science exams will take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th in the main hall.

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Online safety

The Local Authority has received a number of notifications about children of primary school age in particular accessing a number of apps on social media devices at home which appear to be games but are actually live online chatrooms. Through these apps children can be encouraged to share personal details and there is the danger […]

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The Cass Way

Last week we unveiled our Cass Way, a set of expectations for all students that was put together with the help of our student council.

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Sport Relief – Non-uniform day (£1 donation)

Year 10 Smart Day – Employability

Year 11 Parents’ Meeting – 3.30pm

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