Our two primary and four secondary schools are all located in the west of the borough of Newham, which ensures that both staff and students can benefit from the sharing of experise and facilities – leading to an enhanced offer for all our students, regardless of which of our schools they attend.
Eastlea Community School is a co-educational community school in Canning Town, Newham. Our aim is for all students, regardless of their starting point, to achieve their full potential in their academic outcomes as well as their personal development. We work to ensure that all students are academically challenged in a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. We are dedicated to the safety and well-being of every child in our care and this is reflected in our strong pastoral system. Our committed staff work together to ensure that our students are provided with opportunities to achieve academically and to flourish as part of a wider school community. Our aim is that our students are given the chance to discover lifelong interests as well as a love of learning.
Lister Community School is situated in Plaistow, east London, and is a specialist school in music and science. We are a mixed comprehensive secondary school and welcome both students and staff from a diverse multicultural background. With around 1,350 students, Lister is a larger than the average school in Newham. All our students have the opportunity to study a broad curriculum, which will ensure they are ready for the top colleges and universities. We have excellent teaching in the traditional academic subjects, and a broad and rich curriculum with our students having the chance to study Art, Computing, Photography, Spanish, Business Studies, Dance, Drama, and much more.
Portway Primary School is an Outstanding primary school in Plaistow, Newham, which provides an exceptional and enriching education for children from 2 to 11 years. We believe that our core purpose as a school is not only to help our children succeed academically, but also to teach them about the wider world and their role in the future. We want children to learn today the knowledge and skills required to be able to transform tomorrow, and so at Portway, we have one simple statement that encapsulates our vision: Learning today, transforming tomorrow. We look forward to welcoming children and parents to our unique school.
At Rokeby School, our aim is to get the best out of every student; excellence in teaching and learning is therefore at the heart of our work. Our vision is based on five core values: Respect, Success, Passion for Learning, Personal Challenge and Harmony. In working towards instilling these values in our students, we strive to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all. Rokeby is one of two all boys schools in the borough. As such we can cater specifically for the learning styles and social needs of boys. Our curriculum allows students to develop socially, behaviorally and academically at their own pace and in their own unique ways.
Welcome to Sarah Bonnell School – a wonderful girls school where achievement and well-being are at the centre of everything we do. The school has a great track record for teaching girls in an innovative and engaging way and this has an impressive impact on achievement. Sarah Bonnell is a happy school because it is based upon the right values. Our values, which were developed by students, give important guidance for all members of the school community to follow: Be Proud. Aim High. Work Hard. Be Kind. No Excuses. As a result, Sarah Bonnell School is buzzing with positive attitudes and behaviour and is a place where staff inspire and support all girls to be the best that they can be.
Selwyn Primary School is a happy and vibrant Outstanding school, providing engaging learning opportunities for children from 3-11 years. We are the primary resourced provision for deaf children in Newham and use a Total Communication approach for support. Our aim is to enable every child in our school to reach their full potential through the delivery of an engaging and challenging curriculum that we review regularly to ensure that it meets the needs of our children. As a school, we see our parent and carers as essential partners, and we regularly arrange for parents and carers to participate in the life of our school.