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For details to help you to prepare for the first day back in September, please see our videos section!

Welcome to Burford Primary and Nursery School

Our final day of this academic year is this Friday (23rd July), as we have an INSET day on Monday 26th. For details to help you to prepare for the first day back in September, please see our videos section! We have two INSET days scheduled at the start of the next academic year, so we begin back on 2nd September.

Curriculum

Our Burford Primary School motto is: 'ATTEND, ASPIRE, ACHIEVE.'

 

Our children ATTEND school every day because they look forward to learning! 

 

We have worked hard to develop a curriculum throughout school which is fun, inspiring, challenging, and which helps us to ACHIEVE high standards so that we can be ASPIRATIONAL about our futures.

 

At Burford, we want to change the world and make a positive difference!

We don't see why that needs to wait until we're older, so we're starting NOW!

Every adult a leader

 

At Burford, every adult is a leader, and we develop our children's leadership skills, too! 

 

We each lead a subject that we are passionate about and are responsible for making sure that our subject is taught to the best possible standard in school, so that we can have maximum impact when developing our children's knowledge, skills and enthusiasm! 

 

Each Subject Leader has written:

  • a vision statement, which shares their intent for their subject
  • an implementation statement, which explains how their subject is taught
  • progression statements, which map how skills and knowledge are built, revisited and refined throughout school
  • an impact statement, which reviews the impact the teaching of their subject has had upon learning 

 

Each Subject Leader:

  • is an expert in their subject and is passionate about it!
  • quality controls the teaching of their subject and makes every effort to make their subject at Burford the best it can be! 
  • reviews the impact the teaching of their subject has had upon learning and reports back to our Senior Leadership Team 
  • makes recommendations on how to develop their subject across school
  • organises continuing professional development opportunities to help their colleagues to develop their practice

 

Ms Chapleo is our Teaching and Learning Leader who offers coaching and mentoring to support the development our leaders' practice throughout school. 

 

 

 

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