East London Independent School
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
Special school
7 - 19
Other independent special school

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Welfare Road
1c Maryland Park
E15 4HT

School Description

Pupils arrive at this school having experienced significant disruption to their education. Many have been permanently excluded from previous settings. When pupils join the school, leaders find out what pupils like and what they are good at. They build on this and create a network of support around each pupil to help them succeed. The school’s culture is one where staff never give up. Staff build the trust of pupils and families. This school helps pupils to enjoy learning again. Over time, thanks to the excellent teamwork of staff, including teachers and therapists, pupils’ behaviour, attendance and learning improve significantly. Pupils leave this school with the skills, qualities and confidence they need for future learning. As they move through the school, pupils’ independence and resilience strengthen. Pupils take seriously their responsibilities. For example, older pupils take on roles such as gardener’s assistant, kitchen monitors and student council representatives. Younger pupils each played a part in setting up the carnival which marked the end of Black History Month. Leaders deal with all incidents properly, including any bullying. Staff keep pupils safe in school and when they are out and about on visits to places like the park and the docks. Pupils like it when staff spot them doing the right thing, especially when they demonstrate good leadership skills. When this happens, pupils earn ‘CatchYa’ cards. They like watching these mount up over the term to find out who has won the voucher prize.

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This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.