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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



Change of Reception

Please note that as of this term, the reception on Stepney Way is no longer in use. Reception for all visitors is now located on Bromley Street.

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Registration Day – 4th & 5th September 2018

The new school year will begin with registration day for pupils in Years 8, 9, 10 and 11 on Tuesday 4th September 2018. All students should attend school in full uniform at the following times. 11.45 – 12.45 – Year 8 in the Sports Hall 12.45 – 13.45 – Year 9 in the Sports Hall […]

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