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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



Notice of Uniform Change

Change of Uniform We have raised in previous letters that as of September 2019 our school uniform will be changing. Following consultations and feedback from students, staff and governors, the final uniform has been decided with the blue option being the preferred choice. Please see picture example below. The Cass Foundation has kindly agreed to provide […]

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Year 9 Options Assemblies

Dear Parents/Carers, Starting tomorrow morning, there will be an options assembly every Wednesday morning leading up to options evening on the 11th March 2019, where you will get the chance to speak to subject leaders. We encourage you to regularly discuss your child’s career plan and research with them so they can make informed choices […]

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CASS News – Autumn Term Newsletter 2018

In this edition; Christmas Card Project, SJCR Sustainability Story, Growing Scheme Update, Work Experience, The Lord Mayor’s Show, Keyboard Evolution, National Poetry Day, They Shall Not Grow Old – Film Review, 8  Things Learnt from Film Director Joe Corish, Martial Arts Club, Korean Club, Cross Country Competition, Football Highlights, Careers Updates – Teamwork Makes the […]

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Parents’ Coffee Morning – 9.15-10.45am

Carol Service

Yr 13 Parents’ Evening

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