Elizabeth Selby Infants' School

Type Primary
Age Range 2-7
Religion Does not apply
Address Old Bethnal Green Road
Bethnal Green
E2 6PP
Reference Number 100908



Elizabeth Selby Infants' School is a primary education establishment located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, with the postcode E2 6PP. It caters to children from Reception (age 4) to Year 2 (age 7). The school is committed to providing a nurturing and inspiring environment for young learners, underpinned by a strong ethos and a curriculum emphasizing personal, social, and emotional development.

Key facts about Elizabeth Selby Infants' School include:

  • Status: Elizabeth Selby Infants' School is a state-funded community school.
  • Academic Achievements: The school excels in various areas, including English, Maths, and Science, and offers a wealth of academic opportunities for its pupils.
  • Attainment: In the 2020/21 academic year, the school achieved an above-average progress score, indicating that pupils made better progress than expected.
  • Skylight Project: The establishment was one of the six Tower Hamlets schools selected to take part in the 2-year Skylight project, with City and Islington College. The project aimed to introduce and develop employability skills among pupils.
  • Teacher Training: Elizabeth Selby Infants' School is affiliated with the schools direct teacher training programme, offering and welcoming trainee teachers.
  • Extended Services: The school's extended services aim to meet the needs of pupils' needs outside of classroom learning, offering families access to a wide range of support, events, and activities.

Prospective parents and members of the community contribute positively to the school's development and overall educational journey. Elizabeth Selby Infants' School is a valued part of the local community, dedicated to preparing its pupils for the next stage of their lives and providing a solid foundation for lifelong learning.

General Makeup

Number of pupils
Boy/Girl ratio Boys: 48.91%
Girls: 51.09%

Year Groups

Year Number of pupils
1 60
2 57

Ofsted Rating Good
Last Inspection Date 2023-05-25
Date Description Report
2023-03-28 School inspection School inspection
2017-11-14 Short inspection Short inspection
2013-05-14 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2010-03-11 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2007-01-17 Full inspection: Full inspection:
2002-02-20 Full inspection Full inspection

2024 Admissions

Number of Applications Number of Offers
First Preference Unlock Unlock
Second Preference 11 0
Third Preference 3 0
From another Local Authority 2 1

Previous Years



Name Distance
Lawdale Junior School
Mansford Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6LS
0.04 miles
Hague Primary School
Wilmot Street, London, E2 0BP
0.29 miles
Columbia Primary School
Columbia Road, Bethnal Green, London, Avon, E2 7RG
0.29 miles
William Davis Primary School
Wood Close, Cheshire Street, London, E2 6ET
0.33 miles
Stewart Headlam Primary School
Tapp Street, Stepney, London, E1 5RE
0.39 miles
Sebright School
Audrey Street, Goldsmiths Row, London, E2 8QH
0.4 miles
St John's Church of England Primary School
Peel Grove, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9LR
0.44 miles
Thomas Buxton Primary School
Buxton Street, Bethnal Green, Thomas Buxton Primary School, London, E1 5AR
0.45 miles
Globe Primary School
Gawber Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0JH
0.51 miles
Bangabandhu Primary School
Wessex Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0LB
0.52 miles
Mowlem Primary School
Mowlem Street, Bishops Way, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9HE
0.52 miles
Osmani Primary School
Vallance Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 5AD
0.53 miles
Virginia Primary School
Virginia Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 7NQ
0.53 miles
St Anne's and Guardian Angels Catholic Primary School
Underwood Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 5AW
0.55 miles
Randal Cremer Primary School
Ormsby Street, Shoreditch, Randal Cremer Primary School, Ormsby Street, London, E2 8JG
0.6 miles
St Elizabeth Catholic Primary School
Bonner Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9JY
0.6 miles
St. Paul's With St. Michael's CofE Primary School
57a Brougham Rd, Hackney, E8 4PB
0.63 miles
London Fields Primary School
Westgate Street, Hackney, London, E8 3RL
0.64 miles
John Scurr Primary School
Cephas Street, Stepney Green, London, E1 4AX
0.64 miles
St Monica's Roman Catholic Primary School
43 Hoxton Street, London, N1 6QN
0.74 miles
Name Distance
Oaklands School
Old Bethnal Green Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6PR
0.26 miles
Mulberry Academy Shoreditch
Gosset Street, Bethnal Green, London, E2 6NW
0.3 miles
Brick Lane School
Bacon Street, Tower Hamlets, E2 6DY
0.42 miles
Haggerston School
Weymouth Terrace, Hackney, London, E2 8LS
0.44 miles
Darul Hadis Latifiah
1 Cornwall Avenue, London, E2 0HW
0.45 miles
Swanlea School
31 Brady Street, Whitechapel, London, E1 5DJ
0.53 miles
The Bridge Academy
Laburnum Street, Hackney, London, E2 8BA
0.65 miles
Morpeth School
Portman Place, Bethnal Green, London, E2 0PX
0.66 miles
Inclusion School
Jays Close, Viables, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG22 4BS
0.75 miles
London East Academy
46 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, London, E1 1JX
0.77 miles
The Complete Works
1st Floor, Universal House, 88-94 Wentworth St, London, E1 7SA
0.84 miles
Madani Secondary Girls' School
Myrdle Street, London, E1 1HL
0.88 miles
Madani Girls' School
77 Evington Valley Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 5LL
0.88 miles
London Islamic School
18-22 Damien Street, London, E1 2HX
0.9 miles
Mazahirul Uloom London School
241-243 Mile End Road, Stepney, London, E1 4AA
0.92 miles
London Enterprise Academy
81-91 Commercial Road, Whitechapel, Tower Hamlets, London, E1 1RD
0.92 miles
Waterside Academy
317-319 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DL
0.92 miles
Wapping High School
153 Commercial Road, London, Not applicable, E1 2DA
0.93 miles
Central Foundation Boys' School
Cowper Street, City Road, London, EC2A 4SH
0.99 miles
Mulberry School for Girls
Richard Street, Commercial Road, London, E1 2JP
1.01 miles


Age Range

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Independent Schools

Faith Schools

Key Stage 2 Attainment

Students Meeting expected standard

Students Meeting higher standard

GCSE Attainment

Attainment 8 score percentile

Students getting 5 or more GCSE's at grade 9-4 (A-C)