A warm welcome to Burstwick Primary School in the village of Burstwick. Our children thrive and develop their independence and confidence in a busy and enthusiastic learning environment where there is always much to do, see and learn.
We hope that you will find this website useful and informative. You will get a good impression of the school’s life and ethos and hope you will take a full and supportive interest in the life of our school. We believe that children flourish and enjoy school where there is a positive partnership between home and school.
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LA and Government Guidelines
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The School PTA
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Every year our children elect a new team to the school council. They spend time meeting each week…
Aims and ethos express the goals and expectations of the school. They express the general targets that we aim for when giving a safe and secure place of learning for your child. Every school needs these clear sets of aims in order to fulfil their vision and values in their pursuite of excellence. Here you will find an outline of ours which will show you our educational model.
They will show our dedicaton to your child having not only the best learning experience that we can give but also growing as a person to enable them to tackle their next challenges in life. To enable them to do well as they grow in their education and to be the beginning point in a love of life long learning.
Morning session 9am – 12pm
Afternoon session – 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Key Stage One
Doors open at 8.50am
Morning session 9am – 12pm
Afternoon session 1pm – 3.30pm
Key Stage Two
Doors open at 8.50am
Morning session – 9am – 12pm
Afternoon session – 1pm – 3.30pm
On Tuesday 23rd February the Y6 students travelled to Longcroft School in Beverley to take part in the final of the Sports Hall Athletics. Burstwick formed a joint team with Paull School and were one of only 5 teams to make it to the final. Despite some terrific performances Burstwick/Paull came in fifth, losing out to generally much larger schools.
Despite not winning, a great time was had by all.
Chocolate Bear (so called because he smells of chocolate) is awarded each week to a pupil that has worked extra hard.
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For Burstwick’s first indoor hockey match of the year, 9 students travelled to Paull School to play as 3 teams of 3. This meant that the match consisted of nine 4 minute games. Despite some excellent individual performances by students from Burstwick, Paull won the match 5-3 with one game drawn. There will be a re-match at Burstwick in the new year.
As you can tell from the photographs, a fun time was had by all.
Burstwick’s students were Ella H, Jessica S, Jessica B, Lucy N, Lilian H, Alida W, Harry G, Logan D, Jacob B.
Burstwick took on Paull School at 4 a side football on Wednesday 21st October. Each school fielded 3 teams, with each team playing the 3 sides from the opposing school in matches lasting 4 minutes. The short duration of each match meant that games were exciting and full of energy.
In the first game Paull scored the opening goal and led for nearly the whole match until Burstwick scored an equaliser just before full-time. That was to be Paull’s only goal as Burstwick dominated. The final result was Burstwick won 5 of the 9 games, with the other 4 being draws.
There were some great individual performances by players from both schools in addition to excellent teamwork in every game.
Burstwick’s players were Harvey S, Ella H, Jessica Y, Noah J, Grace W, James H, Harvey B, Harry G, Thomas W, Leoni M, Charlotte M, Jacob B, Alex M.
Thursday 8th October saw the second cross country match of the school year. This time the location was Bilton Primary School. Burstwick and Paull sent a joint team along to compete in races of 1,000m for Y3/4 and 1,500m for Y5/6.
Burstwick’s new sports kit proved to be a big hit and really made the Burstwick team stand out.
There were some great performances on the night, especially from Harry G. who, having missed his own Y3/4 race, competed in the longer Y5/6 event.
Results as follows:
Y3/4 girls: Megan M. 8th, Lehanna S. 15th
Y3/4 boys: Alex M. 9th
Y5/6 girls: Alana H. 9th, Ellie P. (Paull) 12th, Lucy W. (Paull) 13th
Y5/6 boys: Thomas W. 13th, Harry G. 15th, Archie G. 20th, Kurt C. (Paull) 21st.
On Thursday 24th September 9 students from Burstwick Primary took part in the first cross country match of the new school year. Burstwick formed a team along with Paull Primary, with the event taking place at Preston Primary School.
In the warm evening sunshine, the Y5 & 6 students completed 3 laps of the school field (around 1,200 metres) with the Y3 & 4 students running 2 laps (around 800 metres).
Our school council is a happy, sensible, welcoming, well-behaved and friendly team of children who help the teachers and staff to keep the school safe and make it better.
Our school council is creative and makes positive choices allowing everyone to shine out and be smart.
Notices of Events
|Tues 5th||School opens for children|
|Mon 16th||Tempest Individual Photographs|
|Thurs 19th||Halloween Disco:
EYFS & KS1 (Class 1 & Class 2): 3:30-4:30pm
KS2 (Class 3, 4 & 5): 4:45-:45pm
|Mon 23rd||Parents Evening (3:40-7:00)|
|Wed 25th||Harvest Festival (This event will be held at the Church and is for children only)|
|Thurs 26th||Parents Evening (3:40-6:00)|
|Fri 27th||School closes at 3:30pm|
|Mon 6th||School re- opens for children|
|Wed 8th||Flu Immunisation Programme (Y1, 2 & 3)|
|Mon 13th||Anti- Bullying Week|
|Mon 27th||Make a Decoration Day: Class 2, 3, 4 & 5 (timings closer to the date)|
|Tues 28th||Make a Decoration Day: Class 1 (timings closer to the date)|
|Tues 19th||EYFS & KS 1 Xmas Performances (*morning and afternoon performances)|
|Fri 22nd||School closes at 3:30pm|
|School re- opens Tuesday January 9th|
Fri 13th – Coach Craig Breakfast Club
– Children in Need—Fancy Dress
Weds 18th – Hockey Match at Paull Primary 4pm-5pm
– SATs Parents Evening—Year 6 Parents to attend at 6.00pm
Fri 20th – Coach Craig Breakfast Club
– Quiz Night 7pm-10pm in the main hall
Tues 24th – Year 6 Sports Hall Athletics 1pm—3pm
Fri 27th – Coach Craig Breakfast Club
– Non-Uniform day (chocolate/sweet donations for school fair tombola)
– Cribs into Church competition
– Hedon Christmas Lights switch on—evening
Tues 1st – Year 3 Sports Hall Athletics
Weds 2nd – Decorations Day (you will be informed which time to come for your child)
Fri 4th – Class 2 (Miss Spruce) class going to Paull Primary School for the day to
– watch Xmas play dress rehearsal and join in other activities. Children to
– bring a packed lunch to eat at Paull.
– Christmas Fair
Mon 7th – Nurse in school for Reception Audio tests and handwashing lesson
– Violin and Guitar Concert
Tues 8th – KS1 Christmas Party (class teachers to send a note about food etc)
– KS2 Panto at Hull New Theatre (separate letter to follow)
Weds 9th – Vision screening for some Reception children
Thurs 10th – Christmas Hot Dinner at lunchtime
Fri 11th – Paull Primary Class 1 coming for the day to watch Xmas play dress
– rehearsal and join in other activities
– Christmas performance dress rehearsal
Mon 14th – KS1 Christmas performances (separate letter to follow from class teachers
– regarding costumes etc)
Weds 16th – Christmas Jumper day—all staff and children to come to school in a Xmas
– jumper if possible
Thurs 17th – Church Carol Service 10:30am—sorry, no parents able to attend due to
– space restrictions.
Fri 18th – End of term assembly
– Children Break Up
– (Return to School January 5th 2016)
See Newsletters for current information
Here are our school term dates. The term dates document will show you when the school is open and closed. It will show you when we also have staff training days allocated throughout the year.
Click on the link below to view our term dates. The link will download a file for you to view.
We pride ourselves in supplying our children with excellent food. We feel that it is one of the most important parts of a child’s life – to eat properly. Eating a healthy diet enables a child to live life to the full and gives them a better performance all round, specifically helping with their concentration levels – which in turn affects achievement. Its good to know that our children are getting a well balanced and healthy meal.
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Our School Curriculum
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Statistics & Results
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The school is granted premiums each year to spend on supporting children in their education. Here we have information on the Pupil Premium and Sport Premiun spends.
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of pupils in years 1 to 6. Schools must use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE and sport they offer.
A School Overview
Our prospectus will give you a good insight into school life. It will give you essential information showing who runs our school and how it is managed. View our prospectus by clicking on the pdf file link to the right.
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