Oldham Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire OL7 9ND
10 reasons to choose Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School
Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 69. It is one of the best state primary schools in Ashton-under-Lyne and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a Church of England voluntary aided faith school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2008) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, progress scores are around the national average.
The Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, Spanish. Most subjects are taught separately, with cross-curricular linking where appropriate. 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 and visiting speakers. The school has one of the longest-held Eco Schools Green Flag accreditations in the UK.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School
School offers PE and up to 10 seasonal sports. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. School Games Mark Platinum Award.
The Arts at Canon Burrows Church of England 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. Artsmark Gold accreditation. Sing Up! Platinum Award.
School hours are from 8.45am to 3.25pm with a breakfast club from 8.00am.
Find another school near Canon Burrows Church of England Primary School
Holden Clough Community Primary School (1.4 miles); St Christopher’s Roman Catholic Primary School, Ashton-under-Lyne (1.5 miles); St Martin’s Church of England Primary School, Fitton Hill (1.9 miles).
Hulme Grammar School (2.4 miles); Trinity Christian School, Stalybridge (2.6 miles); The Manchester Grammar School (6.8 miles).
St Damian’s RC Science College (1.7 miles); Fairfield High School for Girls (3.5 miles); The Blue Coat CofE School (3.5 miles).