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George Mitchell School

School

George Mitchell School is a popular and successful All-through school educating children across three phases: Early Years, Primary and Secondary. We have almost 1000 children from nursery age to Year 11. Being an all-through school gives us great opportunities to tailor our curriculum and provision to the needs of every child and we are continuously looking at ways to stretch and challenge our students.

Our school serves a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Every child at George Mitchell is special. We do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed and that every student leaves George Mitchell School equipped with the skills and attributes necessary to meet the challenges of the world today. Students leave George Mitchell having been enriched by our diversity and as responsible adult citizens, ready to meet the demands of modern British life.

We are committed to the task of continuing to raise standards. The quality of teaching in our school is continuously improving and our GCSE exam results and end of KS2 results this year were the best they have ever been. A number of our students received A*/A grades in all their subjects and most students made exceptional progress in English and Maths. Performance league tables for GCSE results in 2015 put us in fifth place in our group of 55 similar schools.

It is our expectation that our students embrace the school motto ‘more is in me’ and work to take full advantage of every opportunity offered to them here in school. Students are offered a broad curriculum and are encouraged to study the subjects that they are interested in. Student leadership at George Mitchell is strong and the Student Governing Body takes an active role in developing and further improving the experiences of children at the School.

George Mitchell is a school with great strengths. Students are eager to learn and take pride in their school. They are perfect ambassadors for us. I encourage all parents and carers to visit the school and experience our unique learning community for themselves. I am proud to be leading a school as exceptional as ours.

The Secondary Site is based at Farmer Road, London, E10 5DN.

The Primary Site is based at Burchell Road, London, E10 5AZ.

Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception) is based at Vicarage Road, London E10 5DX

Nursery with Free Early Education places is available at this school.

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Saeed Hussain
Contact Position
Head teacher
Telephone
020 8539 6198
Fax: 020 8988 9658
E-mail
georgemitchell@georgemitchell.waltham.sch.uk
Website
www.georgemitchellschool.co.uk/

Where to go

Address
George Mitchell School
Farmer Road
Leyton
London
Postcode
E10 5DN
Notes

Ofsted Rating - January 2016 GOOD

Other Information

Availability

Age Ranges
From 3 years to 16 years

Childcare Information

Vacancies

Immediate vacancies
Yes

Funded Places

3 & 4 year old funding
Yes
2 year old funding
Yes

30 Hours Extended Entitlement

Tax Free Childcare
Offers the free 30 hour entitlement
Yes

Ofsted Information

Ofsted Report
View the latest Ofsted inspection grade and report
Inspection Date
14/01/2016
Inspection Grade
Good
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