Cavendish Avenue, Burbage, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9AE
10 reasons to choose Burbage Primary School
Burbage Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Buxton and one of the 6 best independent or state primaries within 10 miles.
Burbage Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Burbage Primary School usually has two classes per year, and an average class size of 27 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Burbage Primary School ranks in the top 36% 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 Burbage Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately, with some cross-curricular linking. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip for Years 5 and 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Burbage Primary School
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 Burbage Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.55am to 3.15/3.20pm. Breakfast club from 7.50am and after school clubs can extend the day to 4.20pm.
Find another school near Burbage Primary School
The King’s School in Macclesfield, Infants & Juniors (9.8 miles); Beech Hall Junior School (10.9 miles); S. Anselm’s Preparatory School (12.5 miles).
Chinley Primary School (8.1 miles); Kettleshulme St James Church of England Primary School (8.8 miles); Litton Church of England Primary School (9.1 miles).
The King’s School in Macclesfield (10 miles); Beech Hall School (10.4 miles); S. Anselm’s College (12.5 miles).
Chapel-en-le-Frith High School (6.6 miles); All Hallows Catholic College (10.5 miles); The Fallibroome Academy (11.8 miles).