Frederick Bremer School

Frederick Bremer School is a coeducational secondary school in Walthamstow, East London. The school opened in September 2008; the school, named after local inventor Frederick William Bremer opened on 29 April 2009. Its creation was part of Waltham Forest borough’s £200 million'Building Schools for the Future' programme. Frederick Bremer School has a six form intake for children aged 11–16; the Headteacher is Jenny Smith. There are 900 students, it has earned a reputation for an excellent sports selection. Both football and cricket leagues have been won by Bremer, the cricket team placed 4th in London. Frederick Bremer School runs a finger-print based scanning system, used in other Waltham Forest schools and council services; the card is used to pay for lunch and school trips with top-up machines near to the entrance of the school. The school starred in Channel 4's educating series which started on 4 September 2014, under the name of Educating the East End; this show was successful. The school's facilities are available for the wider community to hire.

Facilities include Sports, Arts and Educational spaces open during the evenings and school holidays. It holds a good Ofsted review and is making good progress in all areas with a view to becoming an outstanding school; the school's results for GCSEs in 2016 were below the National average, were further below the Local average. 56 % of students above in either Maths or English. This is below the country average of 59.3% and the Local average of 63.6% Frederick Bremer School


Kaidō were roads in Japan dating from the Edo period. They act important roles in transportation like the Appian way of ancient Roman roads. Major examples include the Edo Five Routes. Minor examples include sub-routes such as the Hokuriku Kaidō and the Nagasaki Kaidō. Kaidō, however, do not include San'yōdō, San'indō, Nankaidō and Saikaidō, which were part of the more ancient system of Yamato government called Gokishichidō; these names were used for administrative units, the roads within these units. Many highways and railway lines in modern Japan carry the same names; the early roads radiated from the capital at Kyoto. Edo was the reference, today Japan reckons directions and measures distances along its highways from Nihonbashi in Chūō, Tokyo; the five main kaidō from Nihonbashi in Edo were: Tōkaidō to Kyoto along the coastline Nakasendō to Kyoto through the mountains Kōshū Kaidō to Kōfu Ōshū Kaidō to Shirakawa and other places of northern Japan Nikkō Kaidō to Nikkō At various times, the government established post stations along the roads.

These grew as commercial centers. These former post towns, along with castle and harbor towns, form a major category of cities in Japan. Kaidō figure prominently in Japanese culture; the poet Matsuo Bashō memorialized his travels along the Ōshū Kaidō in the book Oku no Hosomichi. A set of woodblock prints by Hiroshige forms a travelogue of the Tōkaidō. Daimyō, making the required sankin-kōtai trip between their han and Edo traveled along the kaidō and stayed at post stations; some woodblock prints show their stately processions. The Bunraku play Kanadehon Chūshingura, the fictionalized account of the true story of the Forty-seven Ronin, has several scenes set along various kaidō. Sankin kotai Gokishichidō