St Anne's and Guardian Angels is a two-form entry Catholic school in Whitechapel in the borough of Tower Hamlets. We aim to live as one family based on Gospel values where mutual respect is practised and where parents and carers are seen as valued partners. Our mission statement 'Excellence together with Christ at the centre' is reflected in and through the daily life of the school. St Anne's and Guardian Angels is a highly inclusive school with priority placed on the richness of learning for all pupils.
In addition to a nuturing and inclusive learning environment, we can offer...
- Competitively priced breakfast clubs and a variety of afterschool clubs (wraparound care 8am – 6.00pm)
- Accessible by Liverpool Street, Whitechapel, Bethnal Green and Shoreditch High Street stations
- Newly refurbished classrooms with lots of outdoor space
- A broad and rich curriculum focused on the development of the whole child
- A highly inclusive school with an experienced and stable staff
- Extensive library – over 8,000 books!
What Our Pupils and Parents Say About Our School
The document below is a comprehensive guide to our school. It contains information on:
- uniform & PE kit
- a typical daily timetable (including assemblies)
- school staff
- school houses
- behaviour management and expectations
- school clubs
- the curriculum
- supporting pupils with SEND and medical needs
Our Curriculum: Some of the things you might learn about in our school... (click to enlarge)
Our curriculum is carefully designed to meet the requirements of The National Curriculum and the Religious Education Curriculum Directory. We also design our curriculum to reflect the needs and demographic of our school community. Above is a glimpse into some of the things that are taught each year. For more detailed information, please see our curriculum page by clicking here.
Diocesan Inspection Information
“This is a very welcoming and vibrant school, fully living out the school mission: ‘Excellence together with Christ at the centre’.” - Westminster Diocese 2021
“The quality, strength and warmth of the relationships of all members of the school is outstanding and the school creates a tangible sense of unity and mutual respect.” – Westminster Diocese 2021
“Pupils are actively involved in supporting those in need and proactive in responding locally, nationally and globally. “ – Westminster Diocese 2021
Our most recent Westminter Diocesan Inspection (Section 48) was in September 2021. The Catholic Life of the School receieved an 'Outstanding' grading and Classroom Religious Education a 'Good'. You can read the full inspection report by following the link below.
Oftsed Inspection Information
“Pupils achieve well here. Leaders plan pupils’ learning effectively.” – Ofsted 2020
“Leaders have given careful thought to pupils’ wider development. They make sure that pupils access the rich range of cultural opportunities nearby.” – Ofsted 2020
“Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) achieve well. Staff understand pupils’ needs and their individual barriers to learning.” – Ofsted 2020
“Pupils behave well. Their positive behaviour allows learning to take place without disruption. Pupils are respectful to each other and to adults.” – Ofsted 2020
We are proud to continue to be a 'Good' school. Our last Ofsted inspection was in January 2020, you can read the full report by following the link below.