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Burford is now closed for everyone other than vulnerable children and the children of key workers. If you would like to see what we've been up to, check out our 'Videos' page (Under the 'Children' link on the homepage)! For those children now at home, our teachers are updating Class Dojo with home-learning ideas. Please keep checking and commenting! We hope you are keeping happy, healthy and safe! We are reminding Team Burford to, above all else, BE KIND!

Welcome to Burford Primary and Nursery School

Whilst school is closed, school is using Class Dojo so teachers can make daily contact with their classes, set work and post regular updates. Please contact school if you experience problems with Dojo. If you have social care concerns, ring 0115 8761000 or 999 if an emergency.

P.E. and Sport

Sports Information 2019/20
Please read the information below which gives details of how our PE and Sport Premium Grant are spent and the impact they have on PE in school. 

Swimming Timetable 2019-20

After School Sports Clubs 2019-20

How can we keep active at home?

Whilst school is temporarily closed, we hope that you are staying healthy, happy and active. To support with this we will be sharing activity ideas and personal challenges to keep you and your family moving. Please see the links below for further information.

Join the EFL and Notts County FC's Joy of Moving Home School Festival

Congratulations to our Y4s who attended the Handball Festival on 3rd March 2020. They all showed great determination and developed their handball skills and gameplay throughout the afternoon.

Tennis Roadshow - 3rd March 2020

This morning Reception, Year 1, Year 2 and Year 3 have all been playing playing tennis with Patrick from Nottingham Tennis Centre.   They’ve had a great time and really enjoyed it.  If you’d like them to do more, the coaches are running a FREE Big Tennis Weekend at Nottingham Tennis Centre on the 7&8 March 2020, visit: for more details.

KS1 Chance to Shine - February/ March 2020

KS1 Chance to Shine - February/ March 2020 1
KS1 Chance to Shine - February/ March 2020 2
During the second half of the Spring term, KS1 have been working with staff from Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club to learn, play and develop their cricket skills. There is further information on the Chance 2 Shine website:

Y3/4 Sports Hall Athletics - February 2020

On Monday 10th February, Burford pupils attended the Y3/4 Sports Hall Athletics competition at Harvey Hadden Sports Centre. The team performed exceptionally in their heat to finish in 2nd place. They are now through to the semi-finals which will take place in March. Well done Y3/4 on a fantastic effort!

Dance Showcase - February 2020

On Wednesday 5th February, Burford joined 12 other schools to participate in the Dance Showcase event at Ellis Guildford School. The pupils from Burford performed their 'True Colours' dance which was choreographed by Miss Walters and rehearsed during after school dance club. 12 group performances took place on the night showcasing local talent and a mix of music and ideas. Congratulations on an excellent performance!

Burford's 'True Colours' Dance

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Burford, Windmill and Belton Greyhounds are November and December 2019 teams of the month in 37th mini-basketball clinics

Burford Primary School (December 2019) , Belton Greyhounds and Windmill LEAD Academy (November 2019) close out decade as teams of the month in the 37th Notts Lincs Leics Mini-Basketball Clinics.


Burford Primary, coached by Ms. Zara Lund, started their season with two sparkling wins, 6-4 over Mapperley Plains and 12-10 over a highly improved St. Ann's Academy, coached by Mr. Chris Ibbett. Burford's team has been playing together since School Year 4 and had never been on the winning side until this December. Clinic Director for the 37th year, Coach Jimmy "Jumpshot" Smith said, "This could be the highlight of these young people's sporting careers, to experience their first victories as a school team after sticking together for three years.They've been great ambassadors for their school and deserve to be recognised."


November's Award is shared by the Clinics two primary school teams who have won their last 8 matches, Windmill LEAD Academy, coached by Mr. Lou Dannheimer and Belton Lane Primary Community School Grantham, coached by Mr. Jon Mason. Director Jimmy "Jumpshot" Smith stated, "These two teams work hard as a team, listen to their coaches, show enthusiasm and good sportsmanship whether playing home or away. You can say those things about all the schools taking part but every programme needs their flagship teams and they are ours."

Our Sports Leaders have received training from the School Sports Partnership and Mrs Lund. Transform Trust have also arranged for them to participate in Mini Medic 1st Aid training. Sports Leaders from Year 5 are now leading activities on the playground for Y3 and will be supporting with other school events throughout the year.

Y5/6 Basketball Team

Y5/6 Basketball Team 1

Pupils who attended Mrs Lund's after school basketball club participated in the Nottingham City Schools basketball festival on Tuesday 18th November.


The children's gameplay progressed tremendously throughout the afternoon with some excellent displays on determination.


Well done Y5/6!

Congratulations to our year 5 Athletics Team who came 4th at the Transform Sports Hall Athletics Competition on 1st October.

Y6 attended the Transform Trust Fun Run on 25th September 2019

Sports Ambassadors 2018-2019

Year 6 Cross Country event at Wollaton Hall - January 2019

Basketball team 2018-2019

Year 5 and 6 Cross Country Relay Championships 2018

Dance club children from KS1 & KS2 who danced outstandingly well at the Nottingham Emmanuel School for the Transform Academy Showcase Event July 2017.

Sports presentation awards assembly 2017

Tennis Festival Fun with Year 4!

PE and Sport 2014 - 2016