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Headteacher's Welcome

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 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. 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.

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

Yours Sincerely

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

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The Tapscott Learning Trust and its member schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our child protection and safeguarding guidelines and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

The posts you apply for with us are classed as having a high degree of contact with children and involves “regulated activity”. As such it is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

All post holders are subject to the necessary pre-employment check, including a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, including a Children's Barred List check (where applicable to the role in question). Additionally, shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

A copy of the Trust’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy is available on our website and can be found by clicking here.

Our location

By tube: The nearest underground station is Plaistow on the district line

Our location

Our location
CB24 4RS