Burleigh Piece, Linden Village, Buckingham MK18 7HX
10 reasons to choose Bourton Meadow Academy
Bourton Meadow Academy has a Schoolsmith Score® of 70. It is one of the best state primary schools in Buckingham and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 5 miles.
Bourton Meadow Academy is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is an academy converter. The school is one of the 6 members of Campfire Education Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2013) inspection. Reception places are sometimes oversubscribed, on first preference.
Average class size
Bourton Meadow Academy has three classes per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Bourton Meadow Academy ranks in the top 30% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress scores have been variable around the national average, possibly reflecting different cohorts’ ability profiles.
The Bourton Meadow Academy curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, Spanish. Maths, English, Spanish and PE are taught separately, but can also link to foundation subjects, such as geography and history, which are taught as half-termly cross-curricular topics. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for languages, music and sport.
Sport at Bourton Meadow Academy
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Bourton Meadow Academy
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. The school offers each pupil over 5 different extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
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