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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



Cass News – Summer 2018

In this edition; YA Book Awards, Trip to Oxford University, Sixth Form Uniform Update, Trip to London Zoo, Spanish Trip to BFI, Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize, Science Taster Day, Science and Tech. Challenge, Voyage Programme, Newcastle University Trip, Primary Language Festival, Girls Cricket Competition, Initial Teacher Training Update, Sixth Form Charity, Catering Update

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End of Year / Start of Academic Year Arrangements

This school year will end on Friday 20th July 2018. Pupils will follow their normal lessons for periods one and two, and from 11.15am until 11.30am there will be a staggered dismissal. The new school year will begin with registration day for pupils in Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 on Tuesday 4th September 2018. […]

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SJCR Sixth Form Careers Week

This week is Careers Week for our sixth formers. All students are  able to sign up to the workshops in the library or via Mr M.F. Uddin. However, students are only able to attend if the session is taking place during their free period. Students will expected to attend all lessons as normal.  

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SJCR Primary School Language Festival

Year 12 Geography Field Trip

Year 7 Induction – TBC

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