Plaistow Primary School and Children’s Centre is situated in the Plaistow North Ward of Newham. We are a two form entry school that opened in 2002 with the children’s centre opening in 2009. Class sizes are no bigger than 30 and the current school role is 440 pupils.
The school has 16 classrooms, a purpose built ICT suite and a well equipped nursery unit. Our grounds consist of a large playground, a purpose built ball court and a grassed area with climbing equipment and activity trail.
Pupils at Plaistow come from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds 71% of our pupils are bi-lingual. There are currently 28 different languages spoken within our school community.
Our Vision and Ethos
If we believe, we can achieve
We achieve our goals through determination and teamwork
We work together in partnership
We have high aspirations for the future
We are confident and resilient learners who value ourselves and others
We respect, understand and celebrate the diversity of our community
We approach challenge as an opportunity
We are active learners and have high expectations of everything we do
We have the motivation and dedication to build a bright future for ourselves and others
We are inclusive not exclusive
We know that hard work and perseverance are the key to achieving success
We have independence of mind, thought and action
We are proud of our school, we are outstanding