Welcome to the Lansbury Lawrence Primary School website. We are a successful, multi-cultural nursery and primary school in the heart of Poplar in the East London Borough of Tower Hamlets. We have 2 forms of entry from Reception to Year 6 and we have a large nursery of 120 pupils.

We apply our Growth Mindset to everything that we do; whether we’re making friends, solving a maths challenge, telling a story or building our imagination. It gives us high expectations of ourselves and each other.  All of our staff and pupils understand that by being ambitious, looking for challenges and working hard, we can go further and do better.  (read more)


We have just started a new unit in our writing. We are writing a recount of our trip to the edible garden recently. In all of our units we love using drama to help us learn our text. Yesterday we call made a story circle and used freeze frames to deepen our memory and...

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4B master regrouping!

Today, 4B had fun learning how to regroup addition sums. They used practical resources to explore the concept of regrouping numbers to the next place value column. The children also drew the process of regrouping to see how the number changed. By the end of the...

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Hello again! In order to develop our ability to write we need to do lots of different mark-making activities. Here's some different ways we mark-make in class: Here's us doing some marble rolling. We started covering some marbles in paint.              After that, we...

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A Scientific Shadow of Doubt

Today in 6B, we were investigating how light rays from the sun affect the length of shadows throughout the school day. Our main item of equipment was the sun, which thankfully remained usable for the whole period of measuring.  Every half hour, a group of three...

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Exploring the mystery of Stonehenge!

Pupils in Hokusai class have been learning about one of England's most famous historic monuments as part of their Stone Age history topic. After pondering the mystery of these ancient stones, Year 3 got creative, planning and building their own stone circle using...

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Houses of Parliament

On Tuesday the 11th of September, both year six classes visited the House of Parliament. This is what Mumith and Aaisha had to say about their experience: 'When we went to the House of Lords, there was a royal room which only the queen could go into. We saw a throne...

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