Welcome from the Headteacher

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Cyril Jackson - an ambitious, successful and inclusive community school.

The expectations for our pupils and ourselves know no bounds and we strive for excellence in all that we do.

We lay the foundations for every child to succeed. Cyril Jackson offers a curriculum which engages and inspires, a diverse range of educational visits and experiences, outstanding pastoral care and high expectations, all delivered within a happy, safe and supportive environment.

Hodo Dirir

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Our Partners

  • Queen Mary University of London logo
  • King's College London logo
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets logo
  • NHS London logo
  • Poplar Harca logo
  • University College London logo
  • University of East London logo
  • University of Greenwich logo
  • University of Warwick logo
Vision: Inspiring Minds Through Opportunity

Our Purpose

  • To provide a safe and stimulating environment where pupils encounter challenging and creative learning experiences
  • Each member of the school community is motivated to be an active citizen and life-long learner
  • All pupils will be equipped with a variety of skills and knowledge to meet their and fulfil their aspiration

Our Values

  • Aspiration
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Curiosity
  • Creativity
  • Kindness
  • Resilience

Our Goals

To ensure all pupils are reflective, analytical and active independent learners.

To ensure that children are fully active citizens within the school community.

To ensure all pupils achieve highly in order to fulfil interests, aspirations for the future and meet their creative potential.

To ensure that teachers’ subject knowledge and pedagogy builds over time translating into improvements in the teaching of the curriculum.

To ensure that children acquire a wide vocabulary, communicate effectively and acquire a knowledge of phonics giving them the foundations for future learning.

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CJ_Head - 28-01-2023 09:08

It was lovely meeting @Yasmomar @BaarNomad @fowziaahmed__ - three inspirational educators who are making a positive difference to the communities the serve. I’m looking forward to working with you all! https://t.co/oG20GtHfRD

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CJ_Head - 28-01-2023 08:46

Two Somali Headteachers!!!! It was an absolute honour to have finally met @Omar_Deria. Thank you for sharing your leadership journey, the challenges you faced as well as your main motivating drivers - truly inspirational! https://t.co/DCOp0LSXPA

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CJ_Year1 - 28-01-2023 08:42

On Friday, Y1 had the opportunity to share their learning with the rest of the school. Ft. A video presentation of our tour of London and a rap about our trip! Coming soon… 🇬🇧🧢🕶️ https://t.co/wI1Eq6O7G4

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CJ_Head - 28-01-2023 08:35

Thank you @MissTBegum @CST_London for organising such an inspirational event last night. Miss Qureshi met her secondary school headteacher Bushra Nasir, CEO @Drapersacademy and we heard @Omar_Deria @unleashing_me @msybibi share golden nuggets from their own leadership journey. https://t.co/NvwNRGjz9W

Upcoming Events



Healthy Eating Workshop



Coffee Morning and PTA Launch



E Safety Parent Workshop



Residential Parent Meeting



Art Workshop

13th - 17th


Half Term



Ramadan Starts



Last day of term