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School Newsletter : 15 October 2021

| Issue 2 | Autumn 1 | Week 7 | Going Green for MacMillan : Parent Information Coffee Mornings Once again, we are digging deep to raise money for this year's MacMillan Cancer Support, by fundraising in two distinct ways: Parent Information Coffee Mornings: These will be held on designated days...
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School Newsletter : 08 October 2021

| Issue 1 | Autumn 1 | Week 6 | Welcome back to the Autumn Term! What a very busy start to the Autumn term AND the new school year we have already had! It's been wonderful to see all pupils returning once again and we'd like to wish the warmest of welcomes to our
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 02 September 2021

Dear Parents and Pupils: We are very excited to announce our new Autumn Lunch Menus, which have been created alongside the children and will be cooked by our own school catering team, as we no longer outsource for our lunch provision. Children are welcome to sign up for school dinners...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 01 September 2021

Dear Parents and Pupils: I hope that you have all had a wonderful summer holiday, and we are very excited to be welcoming you back over the next two weeks, beginning with all pupils in Years 1 – 6 on Thursday 2nd September. As we begin this new academic year, we will be continuing many

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School Newsletter : 16 July 2021

| Issue 29 | Summer 2 | Week 45 | Year 6 Leavers' Service & Year 6 Production: 'Cinderella' Congratulations and well done to all our Year 6 pupils as they took part in their Leavers' Service at St. Stephens Church last week, and 'wowed' their audiences with not one, but two performances of their
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School Newsletter : 09 July 2021

| Issue 28| Summer 2 | Week 44 | REMINDER: Year 6 leaving events A kindly reminder to all Year 6 parents that you are cordially invited to attend the following events: Year 6 Leavers' Service : Wednesday 14th July @ 10:30am in St. Stephens' Church The service begins at 10:30 and we ask that those
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School Newsletter : 02 July 2021

| Issue 27| Summer 2 | Week 43 | Important dates for the remainder of the summer term: Tuesday 13th July : Musicians trip (selected Year 6 pupils) to Rochester Cathedral Wednesday 14th July : Year 6 Leavers' Service @ 10:30 at St Stephens Church NOTE: entry to this event will be strictly by...
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School Newsletter : 25 June 2021

| Issue 26 | Summer 2 | Week 42 | INSET DAY: Friday 2nd July A kindly reminder that Friday 2nd July is a teaching INSET DAY, and therefore the school will be closed to ALL pupils. This inset day was rescheduled from the original date of 22nd February, after it was postponed due to
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School Newsletter : 18 June 2021

| Issue 25 | Summer 2 | Week 41 | PE Lessons: Timetable change for the remainder of the term For the remainder of the Summer term, PE days for the following year groups are: Monday - Year 5 Tuesday - Year 3 Wednesday - Year 4 Thursday  - Year 2 Friday - Year 6
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School Newsletter : 21 May 2021

| Issue 24 | Summer 1 | Week 38 | Year 5 Trip to Kew Gardens Jemison Class had a wonderful trip to Kew Gardens last Tuesday. We travelled by tube from St James Park to Kew Gardens station, and then became botanists for the day! We visited the Palm House, where we completed detailed
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School Newsletter : 14 May 2021

| Issue 23 | Summer 1 | Week 37 | Science Poster Competition - Entries and Winners Well done to everyone who entered the Science Poster Competition! We were really impressed with your creativity and were delighted to see your ideas and innovations for the future. Our school competition winners...
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School Newsletter : 07 May 2021

| Issue 22 | Summer 1 | Week 36 | Enrichment Clubs update! Here's our weekly update on various Enrichment Club activities taking place in (and around) our school. There has been a lot of colourful art work, created this week by the Pod 2 Artists! They have been exploring the cultural artwork of...
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School Newsletter : 30 April 2021

| Issue 21 | Summer 1 | Week 35 | Another busy week at Burdett-Coutts! Well this week has certainly flown by at school! It is wonderful to see all classes beginning to engage in activities that extend outside of the classroom - if only we could guarantee that the weather would play its part!
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School Newsletter : 23 April 2021

| Issue 20 | Summer 1 | Week 34 | Welcome back to the Summer term! Welcome back to the Summer term, it has been wonderful to see all the children back in school this week, which has flown by so quickly! We are delighted with the wonderful uptake for the range of wrap-around provision offered
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School Newsletter : 26 March 2021

| Issue 19 | Spring 2 | Week 30 | Breakfast, Enrichment & After School Clubs We are delighted to share details of our new wrap around provision which encompasses Breakfast Club, Enrichment Clubs (15:30 - 16:30) and After School Club (15:30 - 18:00). Everyone should have received a letter...
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School Newsletter : 19 March 2021

| Issue 18 | Spring 2 | Week 29 | Breakfast and After School Clubs Dear Parents and Pupils, I'm writing to inform you that after the Easter holidays, there will be some changes made to the organisation and running of the Breakfast and After School Clubs. Since 1994, the Breakfast and After...
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Happy Mothering Sunday

Happy Mothering Sunday

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”Corinthians 13:13 Mothering Sunday falls on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which is the period leading up to Easter, the most important festival in the Christian calendar. This year, Lent begins on Wednesday 17...
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School Newsletter : 12 March 2021

| Issue 17 | Spring 2 | Week 28 | Welcome Back! Dear Burdett-Coutts families, It has been so wonderful to see all the children back in school this week! We have been so impressed with the way the children who've been home learning since January, have effortlessly slotted straight back into the...
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School Newsletter : 05 March 2021

| Issue 16 | Spring 2 | Week 27 | Welcome Back! All pupils back at school from Monday 8th March Dear Burdett-Coutts families, We are very excited to be welcoming back all pupils to the school site from Monday 8th March. The school day begins at 08:45 with collection times at the end for
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 05 March 2021

Letter to Parents & Carers : 05 March 2021

Dear Parents and Pupils: As many of you will be aware, all primary schools are fully reopening from Monday 8th March, and we are looking forward to welcoming all pupils back next Monday. We are especially looking forward to welcoming back everyone who’ve been working remotely from home since...
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School Newsletter : 19 February 2021

| Issue 15 | Spring 1 | Week 25 | Our message of thanks To our wonderful Burdett-Coutts families, A huge personal thank you to our wonderful families and school staff, for making our blended learning teaching response in this current lockdown so successful for pupils. This strong collective...
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Our Nativity & Christmas Videos

Our Nativity & Christmas Videos

Last December we had a very exciting day indeed, when Mr Tim Slorick, a good friend of Mr Carden’s, brought all of his video equipment to film in our school, and in St Stephen’s Church. He very kindly made several beautiful video (7 in total!) including the first one which showcases...
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School Newsletter : 08 January 2021

| Issue 14 | Spring 1 | Week 19 | Our message of thanks To our wonderful Burdett-Coutts families, Firstly, thank you for your patience, support and understanding this week as we have endeavoured to set up and organise remote and onsite learning again, following Government changes to schools'...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 05 January 2021

Letter to Parents & Carers : 05 January 2021

Dear Parents and Pupils: As many of you will be aware, the Prime Minister announced yesterday evening that England will be going into a national lockdown from 05 January 2021, until at least the February half term. Please note this latest announcement of lockdown category does not affect those...
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School Newsletter : 01 January 2021

| Issue 13 | Spring 1 | Week 18 | Happy New Year I hope that all families have managed to have a happy and safe holiday period, enjoying the festive celebrations as much as possible, albeit in limited and creative online ways. As we say good bye to 2020, with reflections from classes captured
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Tri-Borough Christmas Festival

Tri-Borough Christmas Festival

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the Tri-Borough Musical Hub have had to revise their annual Christmas programme to feature a Christmas Festival film instead of a live concert. Our school, along with 22 other schools from across Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham and Kensington &...
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School Newsletter : 11 December 2020

| Issue 12 | Autumn 2 | Week 14 | Christingle Service On Monday 14th December, all the children will be making their 'Christingle', in preparation for a magical Christingle service on Tuesday 15th December. Please could every child bring in a whole orange (kindly note, not a mandarin or a...
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School Newsletter : 04 December 2020

| Issue 11 | Autumn 2 | Week 13 | Visiting your child's Christmas display Our display day theme was Victorians, in acknowledgement to the period during which our school building was built. It was also when many well-known Christmas carols were written, and many of the traditions we associate...
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School Newsletter : 27 November 2020

| Issue 10 | Autumn 2 | Week 12 | Christmas Display & Craft Day Yesterday all classes participated in a fun day of crafts, art, and design technology, as part of our first themed Display & Craft day. Our theme was Victorians, in acknowledgement to the period during which our school...
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School Newsletter : 20 November 2020

| Issue 9 | Autumn 2 | Week 11 | School Photographs School photographs were successfully taken this week - thank you to all parents and carers for ensuring the children were in their correct uniform for this occasion. We're expecting the proofs back to school in the next 10 days. Once we have...
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School Newsletter : 13 November 2020

| Issue 8 | Autumn 2 | Week 10 | School Photographs We have managed to ensure COVID safe procedures for our school photographs to take place next Tuesday 17th November 2020. However, due to COVID restrictions, we are unable to include siblings who are not in our school on this occasion. Please...
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School Newsletter : 6 November 2020

| Issue 7 | Autumn 2 | Week 9 | Welcome Back to Autumn 2! I hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable half term break.  As I am sure you are all aware, we have begun the new half-term with a one-month lockdown in place, which is proposed to end on the 2nd
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School Newsletter : 16 October 2020

| Issue 6 | Autumn 1 | Week 7 | Harvest Service Thank you to everyone involved in realising a successful Harvest Service celebration on Monday. With the Year 6 choir performing a range of songs, Year 5 pupils sharing their thoughts on the meaning of Harvest and Reverend Graham leading us in...
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School Newsletter : 09 October 2020

| Issue 5 | Autumn 1 | Week 6 | Harvest Service Thank you to those parents/carers who have already generously donated non-perishable food items and toiletries as part of our Harvest Festival. Please remember that our whole school Harvest service will be taking place on Monday 12th of October...
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School Newsletter : 02 October 2020

| Issue 4 | Autumn 1 | Week 5 | Harvest Service This year our Harvest service will be taking place on Monday 12th of October. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are unable to extend an invitation to parents and carers to join us in the traditional way. However, thanks to the marvels of
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School Newsletter : 25 September 2020

| Issue 3 | Autumn 1 | Week 4 | Covid-19 update Our ongoing thanks to all our wonderful parents/carers and pupils for working with the school in managing the transitions in place for dropping off and collecting pupils each day. We would like to continue to remind parents/carers when collecting...
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Governors Annual Report

Governors Annual Report

Dear parents, carers and pupils: As we begin this academic year, it is a pleasure on behalf of our governing body to present our Governor’s Annual Report for last year, which aims to offer a summary of our school’s achievements over the past twelve months. The governing body of Burdett-Coutts...
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Visit our Early Years provision

Visit our Early Years provision

We can help your child achieve their full potential with a great start to their education! Our Early Years curriculum is based on the principles of working together and mutual understanding. We are a fully inclusive community school with a Church of England ethos and welcome those of different...
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School Newsletter : 18 September 2020

| Issue 2 | Autumn 1 | Week 3 | Covid-19 update Many thanks to all our wonderful parents/carers and pupils for working with the school in managing the transitions in place for dropping off and collecting pupils each day. Could we please just remind parents/carers when collecting at the end of...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : Sept 2020 opening arrangements

Letter to Parents & Carers : Sept 2020 opening arrangements

Dear Parents, Carers and Pupils: We hope that you have had an enjoyable summer break, and that this letter continues to find you, your family and friends safe and well. All staff and governors are very excited to be welcoming children and families back to the new term and are looking forward to...
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Goodbye from Mrs Dyer!

Goodbye from Mrs Dyer!

Dear Burdett-Coutts school community: It has been such a privilege and a pleasure to serve all of you as headteacher for the past 6 years. Sadly, due to COVID 19, I was unable to share my news with you in person following my interview and appointment earlier this year. Today is my last day and...
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Thank you to the Friends of Burdett-Coutts!

Thank you to the Friends of Burdett-Coutts!

Dear parents and carers: Re: Thank you to the Friends of Burdett-Coutts I hope you are all keeping safe and well during this time. On behalf of the governing body, I would like to express my deepest appreciation for your continued commitment to our school. Your ongoing backing and support make a...
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Free School Meals – Covid Summer Food Fund

Free School Meals – Covid Summer Food Fund

Dear parents and carers: Re: Covid Summer Food Fund Due to the unprecedented nature of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the government has recognised that families are facing increased pressure on household budgets over the coming months. To support families, the government has launched the...
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Primary Science Quality Mark awarded to Burdett-Coutts!

Primary Science Quality Mark awarded to Burdett-Coutts!

Since its national launch in 2010, the prestigious Primary School Quality Mark, led by the University of Hertfordshire, School of Education in collaboration with the Primary Science Teaching Trust, has been awarded to over 4000 schools in the UK demonstrating their commitment and expertise in...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 25 June 2020

Letter to Parents & Carers : 25 June 2020

Dear parents and carers: Re: Anti-racism and Equality At Burdett-Coutts, we work towards being a united and actively anti-racist community. Our diversity is our strength and we believe that every child matters. Our educational offer exposes our children to a variety of cultures, authors...
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Letter to Year 6 Parents & Carers : 25 June 2020

Letter to Year 6 Parents & Carers : 25 June 2020

Dear Year 6 parents and carers: Re: Year 6 end of year celebration – Tuesday 14th July at 2pm Firstly, may we take this opportunity to say thank you for all your support during these challenging times. Thank you, in particular, for continuing to support your children to ensure that they are able...
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Letters to Years 2, 3 & 4 Parents & Carers : 22 June 2020

Letters to Years 2, 3 & 4 Parents & Carers : 22 June 2020

Children’s mental health and well-being is, as ever, our highest priority, and we recognise that some children need the opportunity to end this academic with some face-to-face time with their friends before the end of the current school year. Therefore, we would like to welcome Years 2, 3 and 4...
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Letter to EYFS Parents & Carers : 8 June 2020

Letter to EYFS Parents & Carers : 8 June 2020

Dear EYFS parents and carers: Welcome back! We are looking forward to seeing your child very soon. Before half term you should have received a phone call or a message from Mrs Camplin or Mrs Deary, informing you about the government’s intention for all schools to have a phased re-opening. It is...
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Updated DfE guidance for parents & carers

Updated DfE guidance for parents & carers

The Department of Education have updated their guidance on what parents and carers need to know about schools and other education settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to include information on the curriculum, after school activities, repeating a year for pupils, transport and...
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For Key Workers, Years 6, 1 & EYFS Parents & Carers

For Key Workers, Years 6, 1 & EYFS Parents & Carers

Following government guidelines, we are working towards a phased return of designated priority year groups. This will happen at different stages between 4th – 15th June and parents & carers of these year groups will be informed of the arrangements for their child’s return. Please see the...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 22 May 2020

Letter to Parents & Carers : 22 May 2020

Dear parents and carers: I hope that you are all well and keeping safe during this uncertain period. We have been working very closely with the other schools in our area and hope to have a phased reopening of our schools this June. However, please note that on Monday 1st June, our school will be...
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Eid Mubarak wishes from Burdett-Coutts!

Eid Mubarak wishes from Burdett-Coutts!

Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. Ramadan is a time for Muslims to devote themselves to their faith, with multiple prayers said and charitable acts encouraged during this time, to bring...
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Letter to Parents & Carers : 15 May 2020

Letter to Parents & Carers : 15 May 2020

Dear parents and carers: I hope that you and your families are well. You have remained in our thoughts and prayers throughout this challenging time. Like me, I am sure that you have taken careful note of the change in government guidance regarding some pupils attending school from 1st June at...
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From our Chair of Governors

From our Chair of Governors

Dear parents and carers: I hope you are all safe and healthy and keeping well during this challenging time. On behalf of the governing body, I am writing to inform you that Mrs Dyer will be leaving our school at the end of the summer term. We would have preferred to tell you this news

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Childcare Provision for Key Workers – May

Childcare Provision for Key Workers – May

Dear parents and carers: Childcare provision for children in south Westminster schools, whose parents are key workers/vulnerable children is due to continue throughout May. The childcare provision for children whose parents are key workers depends heavily on the capacity of our dedicated staff...
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UPDATE: Free School Meals Vouchers

UPDATE: Free School Meals Vouchers

Dear parents and carers: The government has set up a system to issue FSM vouchers to eligible families on 31st March 2020. However, their website was unprepared for the thousands of FSM enquiries that they have received and unfortunately, it crashed. Consequently, similar to many thousands of...
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Summer Term Welcome from Mrs Dyer

Summer Term Welcome from Mrs Dyer

Dear parents and carers: I hope you and your families are well and have had a good Easter break despite the current situation. I wanted to first thank you for all you have done to support your child as they make the adjustment from not being in school to learning from home. I know that

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From Westminster City Council

From Westminster City Council

To all families living in Westminster: The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is of deep concern to everyone and many of you may be feeling concerned about the future or worried about your families, finances or food. We want to reassure you that Westminster are committed to supporting families...
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Life Gets Better – a musical collaboration

Life Gets Better – a musical collaboration

Music is an integral part of the curriculum and an important part of life at Burdett-Coutts. Every class has a choir and the Music Room resounds to the tones of Drums, Xylophones, Guitars, and all manner of instruments daily. Being a Church of England primary school, much of our singing is of...
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Reception Open Day

Reception Open Day

COME AND SEE HOW WE CAN HELP TO GIVE YOUR CHILD A GREAT START IN THEIR EDUCATION! Our Early Years curriculum is based on the principles of working together and mutual understanding. We are a fully inclusive community school with a Church of England ethos and welcome those of different faiths...
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Burdett-Coutts: Ready, Respectful & Safe

Burdett-Coutts: Ready, Respectful & Safe

At the start of the 2018/2019 academic year, school leaders, staff and governors came together to review, discuss and update our school vision. We also simplified our school rules as part of our commitment towards being a Rights Respecting School and putting the United Nations Convention on the...
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We are a GOOD school!

We are a GOOD school!

At our last full Ofsted inspection in December 2014, we were delighted to receive a ‘Good’ judgment especially in light of changes to Ofsted’s framework resulting in a more stringent and rigorous criteria being applied. Following on from this, we recently had a short one-day inspection on the...
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Start of Something New

Start of Something New

Welcome back to all our pupils, parents & carers, staff and governors! We trust that you’ve had a wonderful summer and that you are relaxed, recharged and ready to start a new school year. You may have noticed that our school has also enjoyed a new start with a lot of maintenance work done...
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Farewell Year 6 2018

Farewell Year 6 2018

At the end of each academic year, we say goodbye to our Year 6 leavers as they transfer over to their chosen secondary schools across Westminster and beyond. As always, this is a time of mixed emotions for everyone – pupils, staff and parents and carers – but through a series of specially...
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Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2018

Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2018

Once more, the 2018 Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair was an enormous success and a truly memorable day for the entire school community. On the 23rd of June, from 12-3pm, our playground and ground floor hall was transformed into a fun-filled summer market fair with games and stalls everywhere! As...
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UPDATED PICTURES: Year 6 @ PGL Liddington

UPDATED PICTURES: Year 6 @ PGL Liddington

One of the highlights for our Year 6 students is their week long residential made possible only by the outstanding generosity of the Trustees of Burdett-Coutts who continue to fund a place for every single child. In a change to previous years, this time the children are at PGL Liddington in...
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International Evening 2018

International Evening 2018

At Burdett-Coutts, we are proud of our diverse school community and each year, we come together to celebrate our rich cultural traditions at an informal International Evening. In line with our commitment to our British values and with pupils of over 34 ethnicities and speaking over 40 languages...
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Angela Burdett-Coutts Day!

Angela Burdett-Coutts Day!

Each year, we gather together to celebrate the life of one of our school’s founders, the Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts. The Baroness was born on the 21st of April 1814, in the same year as that of her close friend, Queen Victoria. She inherited a vast fortune from her grandfather and had many...
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2018 Book Week @ Burdett-Coutts!

2018 Book Week @ Burdett-Coutts!

Our week-long celebration of Book Week began on the 26th of February 2018 with many in-class and whole school exciting activities for everyone to enjoy. The highlight of the week was on Thursday the 1st of March with many staff and pupils dressing up as their favourite book characters to...
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National Handwriting Day 2018

National Handwriting Day 2018

Writing enjoys a long history beginning with simple symbols on a rock, which were then combined to represent ideas and later developed into more abstract symbols, to store information and communicate it to others. Recently, modern technology has dramatically changed the way we communicate...
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In celebration of Christmas

In celebration of Christmas

December always marks a very special and joyous time at Burdett-Coutts and in the run up towards the holidays, there are a series of annual events and services to remind everyone of the true meaning of Christmas. This year, it all started on the 1st of December with a special Christingle at...
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Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair 2017

Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair 2017

Last year’s Christmas Fair was a huge success, thanks to everyone’s support and generosity and as always, was truly a memorable day for all the children and staff at our school. This year, our Christmas Fair was on Friday 8th December from 3.45pm – 5pm and once again our playground and Ground...
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Your PTA: Friends of Burdett-Coutts

Your PTA: Friends of Burdett-Coutts

If you are a parent, carer or a guardian of a child that attends the school, then you are automatically a member of our Parent-School Association, Friends of Burdett-Coutts. Being part of Friends of Burdett-Coutts offers an exciting opportunity for parents, carers and guardians to meet one...
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Harvest Blessings

Harvest Blessings

The Harvest Festival is traditionally a time when farmers and others give thanks for a successful harvest. In Britain this is usually celebrated on the Sunday nearest to the date of the Harvest moon, the full moon that occurs closest to the autumn equinox. In the past, huge feasts are shared...
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A September to Remember

A September to Remember

In spite of the shorter days, it’s been a whirlwind of a September here at Burdett-Coutts with plenty of events and workshops to keep everyone informed! Parents and carers were able to take away some useful information on Wednesday the 13th of September at the Oral Health & Hygiene workshop...
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Burdett-Coutts Sports Day @ Millennium Stadium, Battersea

Burdett-Coutts Sports Day @ Millennium Stadium, Battersea

At Burdett-Coutts school, we firmly believe that physical education, physical activity and outdoor education supports and complements our ethos and values. Through PE and opportunities within sports, we actively encourage the development of high moral and spiritual values, self-motivation...
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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to all our pupils, parents & carers, staff and governors! It has been lovely to come back after the summer break and see everyone looking so rested and to hear everyone’s holiday news. The children have settled in so quickly and are enjoying getting to know their new...
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Farewell Year 6 2017

Farewell Year 6 2017

Each year we say goodbye to our Year 6 leavers as they transfer over to their chosen secondary schools across Westminster and beyond. This is a time of mixed emotions for everyone – pupils, staff and parents and carers – but we have had the opportunity to say our fond farewells through a series...
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Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2017

Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2017

Held on the 8th of July 2017, this year’s Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair was yet again an enormous success and a truly memorable day for the entire school community. From 12-3pm, our playground and ground floor hall was transformed into a fun-filled summer market fair with games and stalls...
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Eid Mubarak from Jeffers Class!

Eid Mubarak from Jeffers Class!

Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide to mark the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. The Arabic name Eid al-Fitr translates to ‘festival of the breaking of the fast’ in English. The timing of Eid al-Fitr is based on the Islamic...
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International Evening 2017

International Evening 2017

Friday the 19th of May was International Day at Burdett-Coutts School where we had a whole day to raise awareness and celebrate our school’s amazing diversity. Each class dressed in the colours of the flag of their chosen country: Bangladesh (Nursery), Somalia (Reception), England (Burningham)...
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Year 6 Visit to St Paul’s Cathedral

Year 6 Visit to St Paul’s Cathedral

On Monday 22nd May, all of Year 6 were invited to tour and the Year 6 choir to rehearse and sing at St Paul’s Cathedral. The weather was glorious and the sun was shining brightly as the children made their way to St Paul’s by London Underground. Entering the Cathedral through the crypt, they...
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Ascension Day 2017

Ascension Day 2017

Ascension Day, also known as The Feast of the Ascension, is one of the universally celebrated feast days of Christian Churches as well as one of the important Christian festivals observed worldwide. Traditionally celebrated on a Thursday, this day marks the last appearance of Lord Jesus Christ...
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Red Nose Day 2017

Red Nose Day 2017

Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become a much-loved British institution. Red Nose Day is a fundraising event run by Comic Relief that takes places every two years. It’s the day when people across the country get together and to do something funny for money at home, school and work...
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Proms Praise for Schools 2017

Proms Praise for Schools 2017

Prom Praise for Schools (PP4S) has had a long history of inviting schools from all over London, and beyond, to come together in what is now their annual interactive and educational musical event. Led by All Souls Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Noël Tredinnick, PP4S is a joint...
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Working Together With Our Parents

Working Together With Our Parents

At Burdett-Coutts, we believe that good links with parents are essential to improve our pupils’ enjoyment of school and consequently their chances of doing well. The more parents know about what their children are learning, the more they can offer targeted support at home to complement what the...
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St Paul’s Cathedral LDBS Service

St Paul’s Cathedral LDBS Service

The Church of England has established and sustained schools for the people of London for hundreds of years. In 1924, the London Diocesan Board of Schools was set up to be the educational arm of the London Diocese. The key purposes of the LDBS are ‘to promote church schools‘ and...
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Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair 2016

Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair 2016

Last year’s Christmas Fair was a huge success, thanks to everyone’s support and generosity. It was truly a memorable day for all the children and staff at our school. This year, our Christmas Fair was on Friday 9th December 2016 from 3.45pm – 5pm. Once again our playground and Ground Floor Hall...
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Our December News

Our December News

The run up towards Christmas is a very special and joyous time at Burdett-Coutts and as always, there were several events and services held to remind everyone of the true meaning of Christmas. It all kicked off on Wednesday the 7th of December, when Early Years and Key Stage 1 astounded the...
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Our November News

Our November News

November has been a month of learning at Burdett-Coutts with several parent and child workshops organised for both KS2 and KS1 focussing on Phonics, Reading, Maths as well as a special workshop to introduce the whole school approach to Metacognition – Learning to Learn. We consider parental...
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Parent View – Having Your Say!

Parent View – Having Your Say!

There are many individuals and groups associated with a school and at Burdett-Coutts, we recognise that different groups have valuable ideas to contribute.  As such we frequently conduct stakeholder surveys to establish the different views parents, staff and pupils may have about our school...
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Our October News

Our October News

We’ve had a tremendously busy October month in the run up to the half term! Despite the shorter days and lengthening nights, there’s still been plenty of exciting events going on in our school. On Monday the 3rd of October, Black History Month kicked off with a musical display and...
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Welcome Back: Our September News

Welcome Back: Our September News

Welcome back to all our pupils, parents & carers, staff and governors! It has been lovely to come back after the summer break and see everyone looking so rested and to hear everyone’s holiday news. The children have settled in so quickly and are enjoying getting to know their new...
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Founders Day 2016

Founders Day 2016

At the end of every academic year, in what is always a special and poignant Founders Day celebration, we say goodbye to our outgoing Year 6 pupils and wish them all the best as they embark upon the next stage of their education. This year’s celebrations were held over two separate days, the 7th...
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Burdett-Coutts Sports Day 2016

Burdett-Coutts Sports Day 2016

The annual Burdett-Coutts School Sports Day was held on Wednesday the 13th of July 2016 in nearby Vincent Square. From 9.15am, children from EYFS and KS1 showed off their sporting talents to parents and carers who came in droves to support their teams. From 1.30pm, it was the turn of KS2 to...
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UPDATE: Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2016

UPDATE: Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair 2016

Held on the 9th of July 2016, this year’s Burdett-Coutts Summer Fair was an enormous success and a truly memorable day for the entire school community. From 12-3pm, our playground and ground floor hall was transformed into a fun-filled summer market fair with games and stalls everywhere! The...
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UPDATE: The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration!

UPDATE: The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration!

Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday in June was a highlight of 2016 and at Burdett-Coutts, we were busy with lots of events in celebration of this momentous occasion. To kick start the celebrations, we sent personal birthday cards to Her Royal Majesty at Buckingham Palace, to which we received a...
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