Marlow Bottom, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 3PQ
10 reasons to choose Burford School
Main point of differentiation
Burford School is one of the best state primary schools in the Maidenhead and Marlow area, ranking in the top 15% in the country, with a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. (read the area review here)
Burford School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Good by Ofsted in its last (2010) inspection.
Average class size
Burford School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 31 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Burford School ranks in the top 18% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Burford School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. The school’s curriculum is subject-based but there is cross-curricular topic work linking English, history, geography, art, DT and science to a half-termly theme. Annual STEM Week. There may be an occasional extra-curricular academic or hobby club.
More on the curriculum
There are educational day trips, visiting speakers, Forest School to Year 1 and a residential trip for Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for music and sport.
Sport at Burford 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 Burford 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.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.30pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Burford School
Wycombe Abbey School (3.3 miles); Claires Court Schools (6.9 miles).
Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School (2.4 miles); John Hampden Grammar School (2.5 miles); Wycombe High School (2.6 miles).