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Curwen Primary School


About Us

Our school has been part of The Tapscott Learning Trust since September 2017. This is a trust based on partnership, ensuring the best possible quality education for our children while meeting the needs of our local community.

Curwen Primary and Nursery School is a highly successful and inclusive school based in Plaistow within the London Borough of Newham.  We provide an excellent education for children from the ages of 3 to 11 and are consistently amongst the top 10% of schools in the country. We are very proud of our school and its many achievements and awards and believe that our success is down to a strong partnerships with our pupils, families, staff and the local and wider communities as a TEAM. The school provides a modern, safe and clean environment for our children to learn in.

Your child’s time at Curwen Primary School is very precious and we are pleased that we are able to share this with you.   We provide a curriculum that focuses on developing the whole child, ensuring that all children have a broad and balanced offer. Our aim is that all our children are supported to SHINE on their educational journey with us at Curwen. Our curriculum is designed to build on prior knowledge, but is also adapted to meet the needs of all of our children. We endeavour to teach all areas of the curriculum in an exciting way, engaging every child and providing lots of opportunities to enrich the subjects through educational visits, visitors to school and inspirational figures. We work hard to develop lifelong learners who enjoy and strive for success. Our local and wider environments provide opportunities to support this, and to ensure that we offer our pupils the best start in life and that they are ready for next steps in their educational journey.

Please don’t hesitate to make direct contact with the school if there is anything you need to ask.  Our office staff will give you a warm welcome, and offer a wealth of information.

Yours Sincerely

Paul Harris - Executive Head Teacher and Kate Mansfield - Head of School

Chair of Governors – Helen Lam

 C/O Curwen Primary School

 Atlas Road


E13 0AG