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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
"Teachers' enthusiasm and commitment for every pupil to succeed is infectious, creating a highly positive classroom learning environment."
Ofsted Report, 2015
Sir John Cass Red Coat School is an Outstanding Church School
SIAMS Inspection, May 2018
"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
"What a pleasure to meet such thoughtful and enterprising students. Their interest in how to deal with the problems of the world is a joy."
Dame Barbara Stocking, President of Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University

Our Vision

We will achieve excellence and inspire generations the Cass Way

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Luke 6:31



Sir John Cass Red Coat is an OUTSTANDING church school

As a Church school, we are proud and committed to our Christian distinctiveness. We aspire to be a welcoming, inclusive family with a strong Christian ethos, a sense of community and a commitment to excellence for all children in our care. You will be familiar with Ofsted and its rigorous inspections, and, as a church […]

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School Closure for Eid (except for those taking examinations)

Eid Al-Fitr As the period of Ramadan draws to an end, school we be closed on Friday 15th June for Eid for the majority of our students. Please note that a number of GCSE and A level examinations will be taking place as normal on this day. These are: A levels – Computer science, Economics, […]

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Summer Term Newsletter 2018

In this edition; Sports Relief 2018, International Women’s Day 2018, Rewards System Update, Girls Outdoor Athletics Competition, The Samosa Project, Year 7 Enterprise Day, Sixth Form Events, Eucharist Services, SJCR Growing Scheme, Challenge Weekend, Careers Activities, Erasmus Trip to the Czech Republic, Stepney Partnership Concert, Citi Roots Business Workshop, Online Safety Poster Competition, Online Safety […]

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Year 11 Half Term Revision

View the time table for revision sessions taking place for year 11 students during the half term. Please note that there has been a change to the planned Geography sessions. These will no longer take place on Saturday 2nd June, but on the Thursday and Friday of half term.

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World Refugee Day

Year 11 Transition Day

Year 7 Parents’ Evening

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