George Green's School

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George Green's School
Type Voluntary controlled school
Principal Ms Jill Baker
Founder George Green
Location 100 Manchester Road
Isle of Dogs
E14 3DW
England Coordinates: 51°29′16″N 0°00′28″W / 51.48786°N 0.00787°W / 51.48786; -0.00787
Local authority Tower Hamlets
DfE number 211/4505
DfE URN 100974 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–19

George Green's School is a coeducational secondary school and sixth form, located on the Isle of Dogs in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, England.[1]

The school was founded in the 19th Century by George Green, a shipbuilder and shipwright. A maritime connection with the school has been maintained since then, and today it is a voluntary controlled school supported by the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights.[2] It has a comprehensive intake of pupils, and is administered by Tower Hamlets London Borough Council.

George Green's School offers GCSEs and vocational courses as programmes of study for pupils,[3] while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A Levels[4] and the IB Diploma Programme.[5] The school also specialises in Humanities.[6]

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "George Green's School". Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  2. ^ "George Green’s School - The Worshipful Company of Shipwrights". Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  3. ^ "Curriculum". Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  4. ^ "Sixth Form". Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  5. ^ Jeremy Sutcliffe (2012-05-31). "How George Green's School brought the International Baccalaureate to the East End - Schools - Education". The Independent. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  6. ^ "Humanities specialism". Retrieved 2013-09-07. 
  7. ^ Colin Chambers. "Sam Russell obituary | World news". The Guardian. Retrieved 2013-09-07. 

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