Latest News

Latest News

School Newsletter : 24 May 2024

| Issue 30 | Summer 1 | Week 6 | Happy Half Term! It's hard to believe that we are already at the end of the first half of the summer term. Hasn't it has whizzed by? What a busy half term we've had, with trips and visits, KS1 and KS2 SAT's exams, an Ofsted
Posted by | Views 17

School Newsletter : 17 May 2024

| Issue 28/29 | Summer 1 | Weeks 4 & 5 | Burdett-Coutts International Evening Parents, carers, families & friends, and of course all pupils - we would like to invite you join us in celebrating our International Evening on Friday 17th May from 15:30 – 18:30. Come join us in celebrating...
Posted by | Views 154

School Newsletter : 03 May 2024

| Issue 27 | Summer 1 | Week 3 | Run Kids Run: Donate via Just Giving! It rained, it poured but the wet weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of pupils, parents and staff who attended the Run Kids Run event last Sunday 28th April at the Battersea Arena. Thankfully there was a reprieve from
Posted by | Views 225

School Newsletter : 26 April 2024

| Issue 26 | Summer 1 | Week 2 | Run Kids Run: Donate via Just Giving! We are so excited about the  Run Kids Run event this weekend at Battersea Park on Sunday 28th April.  We have an amazing 60 pupils running in this event and can't wait to see you there. Don't forget to collect
Posted by | Views 137

School Newsletter : 19 April 2024

| Issue 25 | Summer 1 | Week 1 | Run Kids Run: Donate via Just Giving! We hope you've all been training hard in preparation for the Run Kids Run event at Battersea Park on Sunday 28th April. Don't forget to collect your donations via the Friends of Burdett-Coutts Just Giving page, which you
Posted by | Views 235

School Newsletter : 29 March 2024

| Issue 24 | Spring 2 | Week 10 | The Lion King: Show Case Performance at the Lyceum Theatre On March 25th, the Lyceum Theatre hosted a group of Burdett-Coutts children performing to a star-studded audience. As one of four schools picked for this year’s Disney's Musicals in Schools programme...
Posted by | Views 256

Run Burdett-Coutts Run

Dear Parents and Pupils, On Sunday 28th April, our school is taking part in a sponsored fun run in Battersea Park, organised by a community charity, Run Kids Run. Along with 9 other primary schools, our pupils will take on the challenge of a 1 or 2k run, to raise much needed funds. Run Kids
Posted by | Views 242

School Newsletter : 15 March 2024

| Issue 23 | Spring 2 | Week 9 | Lion King Performances: The Review The last few months have been incredible for the Year 4 & 5 children and staff! They have worked tirelessly towards realising their performance of the Lion King musical. Rehearsals are now finished – a culmination of 16 weeks of
Posted by | Views 397

School Newsletter : 08 March 2024

| Issue 22 | Spring 2 | Week 8 | World Book Day A HUGE thank you to everyone who came along to share their favourite books, authors and characters with their class and friends today. We had such an amazing range of authors, book genres and characters represented across all classes...
Posted by | Views 235

School Newsletter : 01 March 2024

| Issue 21 | Spring 2 | Week 7 | World Book Day This year’s World Book Day is on Thursday 7th March. We are planning to celebrate by asking pupils to dress up as their favourite book character. Every pupil will also receive a World Book Day voucher which can be used to buy
Posted by | Views 266

School Newsletter : 23 February 2024

| Issue 20 | Spring 2 | Week 6 | New Signing-in System: Maximising Learning Time We have installed a new school office security and monitoring system (InVentry) to record all comings & goings made by staff, visitors, parents, pupils, contractors etc. We will also be using this system to...
Posted by | Views 135

School Newsletter : 09 February 2024

| Issue 19 | Spring 1 | Week 5 | New Signing-in System: Maximising Learning Time We have installed a new school office security and monitoring system (InVentry) to record all comings & goings made by staff, visitors, parents, pupils, contractors etc. We will also be using this system to...
Posted by | Views 218

School Newsletter : 02 February 2024

| Issue 18 | Spring 1 | Week 4 | Scholastic Book Fair Once again, we're delighted to host the Scholastic Book Fair at our school. This is a great opportunity to find some new books for your bookshelf, while at the same time helping us to earn free books for our school's library. For
Posted by | Views 226

School Newsletter : 25 January 2024

| Issue 17 | Spring 1 | Week 3 | Scholastic Book Fair Once again, we're delighted to host the Scholastic Book Fair at our school. This is a great opportunity to find some new books for your bookshelf, while at the same time helping us to earn free books for our school's library. For
Posted by | Views 186

School Newsletter : 19 January 2024

| Issue 16 | Spring 1 | Week 2 | Wrap Around Provison Our Spring term wrap-around provision fully commenced this week. Thank you  to all the parents and pupils who have signed up for the Extended School Day Clubs this term, these along with Booster Clubs have all started well, with many exciting...
Posted by | Views 157

School Newsletter : 12 January 2024

| Issue 15 | Spring 1 | Week 1 | Welcome Back & Happy New Year! We would like to wish all our families a Happy New Year. We hope you had a lovely festive break and a great start to 2024. It’s been lovely seeing the children back this week and welcoming many new
Posted by | Views 165

School Newsletter : 22 December 2023

| Issue 13 | Autumn 2 | Week 14 | Festive Wishes A HUGE thank you to everyone in the Burdett-Coutts School family and community! Your support, kindness, understanding and collective spirit over the autumn term has been wonderful. We’ve had many new pupils and families join us across the term...
Posted by | Views 355

School Newsletter : 08 December 2023

| Issue 12 | Autumn 2 | Week 12 | EYFS & KS1 Nativity It was an appreciative audience who gathered to witness our talented EYFS and KS1 pupils performing an outstanding and heartwarming nativity today. They demonstrated amazing confidence, considering this was the first performance they had...
Posted by | Views 372

School Newsletter : 01 December 2023

| Issue 11 | Autumn 2 | Week 11 | Friends of Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair Speech Writing Competition This December we’ll be holding a speech writing competition. We’d like you to write a speech about something that you are passionate about. For example, it could be a hobby that you have...
Posted by | Views 339

School Newsletter : 24 November 2023

| Issue 10 | Autumn 2 | Week 10 | Friends of Burdett-Coutts Christmas Fair Science Projects The theme for this half term’s Science home learning task is Connections. Below are some of the activities which you can chose from, or you may wish to come up with an idea of your own. Model Neuron:
Posted by | Views 212

School Newsletter : 17 November 2023

| Issue 09 | Autumn 2 | Week 9 | Disney Performing Arts Project Year 4 and 5 have been brimming with excitement during our Disney rehearsals this week. The highly anticipated casting has been revealed! Each child received an actor's script and delved into the entire narrative to understand how...
Posted by | Views 189

School Newsletter : 10 November 2023

| Issue 08 | Autumn 2 | Week 8 | Remembrance Day Service The weather wasn’t kind to us on Friday for our planned outdoor Remembrance Service but luckily St. Stephens Church was available, so it was all hands on deck to move everything inside. Year 6 helped lead the service admirably, with pupils...
Posted by | Views 246

School Newsletter : 3 November 2023

| Issue 07 | Autumn 2 | Week 7 | Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Art Competition Well done to everyone who participated in the Winter Wonderland Art Competition advertised earlier in October. The theme was to capture what 'Winter Wonderland' meant to the children. There were so many wonderful...
Posted by | Views 276

School Newsletter : 20 October 2023

| Issue 06 | Autumn 1 | Week 6 | Friends of Burdett-Coutts Annual General Meeting (AGM) Our Parent Staff Association, Friends of Burdett-Coutts will be having their AGM on Wednesday 1st November, from 09:00 - 10:00am in the Ground Floor Hall. As a parent, carer or a guardian of a child that...
Posted by | Views 239

School Newsletter : 13 October 2023

| Issue 05 | Autumn 1 | Week 5 | Parent, Pupil & Teacher Conferences: Wednesday 18th October The Autumn Term Parent, Pupil and Teacher Conferences will take place for all classes from Reception to Year 6 on Wednesday 18th October from 14:00 -19:00. Appointment sheets will be available in the...
Posted by | Views 240

School Newsletter : 06 October 2023

| Issue 04 | Autumn 1 | Week 4 | Parent, Pupil & Teacher Conferences: Wednesday 18th October The Autumn Term Parent, Pupil and Teacher Conferences will take place for all classes from Reception to Year 6 on Wednesday 18th October from 14:00 -19:00. Appointment sheets will be available in the...
Posted by | Views 208

School Newsletter : 29 September 2023

| Issue 03 | Autumn 1 | Week 3 | School Photographs The school photographers will be in on Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd October, to take your children's individual and sibling photos. Please ensure that your child comes to school in their full school uniform, including ties for all pupils in Years...
Posted by | Views 313

School Newsletter : 22 September 2023

| Issue 02 | Autumn 1 | Week 2| PE Lessons Please ensure that your child is wearing the correct PE kit to school each week. Pupils who are not wearing their full PE kit will not be able to participate in lessons, and a note will be sent home indicating why they were not
Posted by | Views 309

School Newsletter : 15 September 2023

| Issue 01 | Autumn 1 | Week 1 | Welcome Back! A big welcome back to all pupils, parents and staff of Burdett-Coutts! The sun has shone down on us since returning to school, and we have had an excellent start to the new academic year. We're absolutely delighted to welcome our 2-year olds
Posted by | Views 261

Welcome Back!

Dear Parents and Pupils, Welcome back to parents and pupils at the start of our new school year. We look forward to seeing you all again over the next few days and hope you have all had a wonderful summer break. An especially warm welcome to all our new families who will be starting at
Posted by | Views 289

School Newsletter : 14 July 2023

| Issue 10 | Summer 2 | Week 36 | Important End of Term Dates Please note that the following clubs and boosters end on the following dates: Extended School Day Clubs 15:30 - 16:30: Finishes on Friday 14th July Booster Clubs 15:30 - 16:30: Finishes on Friday 14th July After School Club 15:30 ...
Posted by | Views 601

School Newsletter : 07 July 2023

| Issue 9 | Summer 2 | Week 35 | Summer Fete: Saturday 8 July Out and About.... Wednesday 5th July: Year 2 Trip to Pizza Express This week, Year 2 had a fabulous time at Pizza Express on Moreton Street (Pimlico). The children were very excited on arriving. They first washed their hands and
Posted by | Views 362

School Newsletter : 30 June 2023

| Issue 8 | Summer 2 | Week 34 | Summer Fete: Saturday 8 July Out and About.... Wednesday 28th & Thursday 29th June: Year 6 Workshop with Peter Daniels from the Westminster Archives This week we were very fortunate to take part in an insightful and inspiring workshop run by Peter Daniels...
Posted by | Views 339

School Newsletter : 23 June 2023

| Issue 7| Summer 2 | Week 33 | School Class Photographs: Tuesday 27 June All children will have their class photograph taken this Tuesday 27 June. Please ensure that your child comes to school in their full school uniform and is wearing their black school shoes, not trainers. EYFS and KS1...
Posted by | Views 283

School Newsletter : 16 June 2023

| Issue 6 | Summer 2 | Week 32 | 2-year old Pre-school Provision We are excited to be able to confirm that from September 2023, we will be offering a 2-year old pre-school provision. If you would like to reserve a space for September 2023, please collect an application pack from the school...
Posted by | Views 248

School Newsletter : 09 June 2023

| Issue 5 | Summer 2 | Week 31 | Friends Of Burdett-Coutts Pop-Up Charity Shop Our fabulous Parent Staff Association, The Friends of Burdett-Coutts will be organising a Pop-Up Charity Shop on 14th & 15th of June from 3.30 - 5.30pm. Everyone is welcome to come and browse on both days - you never
Posted by | Views 289

School Newsletter : 19 May 2023

| Issue 4 | Summer 1 | Week 30 | 2-year old Pre-school Provision We are excited to be able to confirm that from September 2023, we will be offering a 2-year old pre-school provision. If you would like to reserve a space for September 2023, please collect an application pack from the school...
Posted by | Views 432

School Newsletter : 12 May 2023

| Issue 3 | Summer 1 | Week 29 | 2-year old Pre-school Provision We are excited to be able to confirm that from September 2023, we will be offering a 2-year old pre-school provision. If you would like to reserve a space for September 2023, please collect an application pack from the school...
Posted by | Views 296

School Newsletter : 05 May 2023

| Issue 3 | Summer 1 | Week 28 | 2-year old Pre-school Provision We are excited to be able to confirm that from September 2023, we will be offering a 2-year old pre-school provision. If you would like to reserve a space for September 2023, please collect an application pack from the school...
Posted by | Views 284

School Newsletter : 28 April 2023

| Issue 2 | Summer 1 | Week 27 | 2-year old Pre-school Provision We are excited to confirm that we will be offering 2-year old provision from September 2023. If you would like to reserve a space for September 2023, please collect an application pack from the school office as soon as possible and...
Posted by | Views 370

School Newsletter : 22 April 2023

| Issue 1 | Summer 1 | Week 26 | Welcome back to the Summer Term I hope that everyone had a wonderful Easter break and that you are all well rested and ready for a very busy Summer term! We have certainly started off with a whizz and a bang with trips, club sign
Posted by | Views 315

School Newsletter : 31 March 2023

| Issue 11 | Spring 1 | Week 25 | Parents Evening Our next Parents Evening will be on Thursday 20th April, and you can sign up for your appointment times at the school office from Monday 27th March. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment, so that you have time to review the
Posted by | Views 308

School Newsletter : 24 March 2023

| Issue 10 | Spring 1 | Week 24 | Friday 17th March: Giving thanks, celebration, fun & joy while helping others! A huge thank you to all the Burdett-Coutts families who joined us last Friday to take part in a vast range of celebration and fundraising events held that day!...
Posted by | Views 365

School Newsletter : 10 March 2023

| Issue 9 | Spring 1 | Week 23 | Red Nose Day 2023 Red Nose Day is back! Support us in this important fundraising event on Friday 17th March, when we will be joining thousands of people up and down the country by getting involved. All our donations will go towards helping Comic Relief
Posted by | Views 346

School Newsletter : 03 March 2023

| Issue 8 | Spring 1 | Week 22 | Red Nose Day 2023 Red Nose Day is back! Support us in this important fundraising event on Friday 17th March, when we will be joining thousands of people up and down the country by getting involved. All our donations will go towards helping Comic Relief
Posted by | Views 334

School Newsletter : 24 February 2023

| Issue 7 | Spring 1 | Week 21 | DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal A series of devastating earthquakes have hit southern Turkey (now known as Türkiye) and north-west Syria killing over 24,000 people and injuring many more. Thousands of buildings, including hospitals and schools, have collapsed...
Posted by | Views 309

School Newsletter : 10 February 2023

| Issue 6 | Spring 1 | Week 20 | DEC Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal A series of devastating earthquakes have hit southern Turkey (now known as Türkiye) and north-west Syria killing over 24,000 people and injuring many more. Thousands of buildings, including hospitals and schools, have collapsed...
Posted by | Views 302

School Newsletter : 03 February 2023

| Issue 5 | Spring 1 | Week 19 | Parent Governor Elections A reminder to parents & carers that there is a vacancy for the role of parent governor on our governing body. Our school’s governing body is responsible for providing confident and strategic leadership, and creating robust...
Posted by | Views 312

Parent Governor Vacancy

Dear parents & carers, I am writing to inform you of a vacancy for the role of parent governor on our governing body. Our school’s governing body is responsible for providing confident and strategic leadership, and creating robust accountability, oversight and assurance for our school’s...
Posted by | Views 150

School Newsletter : 27 January 2023

| Issue 4 | Spring 1 | Week 18 | Strike action: Our school will be open Many of you may be aware from the national press that the National Education Union (NEU), has balloted for strike action on the following dates: Wednesday 1 February 2023 Thursday 2 March 2023 Wednesday 15 March 2023 Thursday
Posted by | Views 414

School Newsletter : 20 January 2023

| Issue 3 | Spring 1 | Week 17 | Welcome to Burdett-Coutts! Please join us as we wish a warm Burdett-Coutts welcome to our new school starters and their families who have joined our school's community this term. We are delighted to have: Majeste (Y6) and her sister Sarai (Reception), who have...
Posted by | Views 210

School Newsletter : 13 January 2023

| Issue 2 | Spring 1 | Week 16 | Coffee Morning: Sleep Q&A Workshop for Parents On Thursday 19th January, at 9 – 9.45am in the Ground Floor Hall, Alexander Haswell, our school's Educational Psychologist, will be hosting a Coffee Morning for parents, with a Q&A workshop to talk about...
Posted by | Views 177

School Newsletter : 06 January 2023

| Issue 1 | Spring 1 | Week 15 | Welcome Back! And Happy New Year! Welcome back everyone! We would like to send the best of wishes to all our families for the coming year. We hope you had a wonderful holiday, are well rested and ready to start the new term - because
Posted by | Views 270

School Newsletter : 16 December 2022

| Issue 7 | Autumn 2 | Week 14 | Happy Holidays & a HUGE end of term thank you! Wow, what a busy Autumn term we have had! There has been so much that we have celebrated across the term, and especially during this busy nativity season. These final two weeks of term, have
Posted by | Views 198

Scarlet Fever and Group Strep A Infections

The Secretary of State for Education, Gillian Keegan, is closely monitoring the increased cases of Group A streptococcus (Strep A) and scarlet fever. As a Department, they are working closely with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), who are leading on the response. UKHSA is reporting an...
Posted by | Views 189

School Newsletter : 09 December 2022

| Issue 6 | Autumn 2 | Week 13 | Christmas Events Christmas Winter Holiday Camp: Monday 19th - Thursday 22nd December 2022 Dear Parents & Carers, We're delighted to be hosting Winter Camp 2022 organised by OurCamps from 19th - 22nd December at our school. Founded in the summer of 2021...
Posted by | Views 414

OurCamps Winter Camp 2022

2022 Winter Camp @ Burdett-Coutts School Dear Parents & Carers, We're delighted to be hosting Winter Camp 2022 organised by OurCamps from 19th - 22nd December at our school. Founded in the summer of 2021, OurCamps is an organisation committed to providing fun, safe activity camps for...
Posted by | Views 210

School Newsletter : 02 December 2022

| Issue 5 | Autumn 2 | Week 12 | Christmas Events PE Days Classes will have PE lessons on the following days for the Autumn Term. Monday: Year 1 (PM) Tuesday: Year 4 (PM) Wednesday: Year 5 (AM)* and Year 2 (PM) Thursday: Year 6 (PM) Friday: Reception & Nursery (AM) and Year 3
Posted by | Views 233

School Newsletter : 25 November 2022

| Issue 4 | Autumn 2 | Week 11 | Christmas Events PE Days Classes will have PE lessons on the following days for the Autumn Term. Monday: Year 1 (PM) Tuesday: Year 4 (PM) Wednesday: Year 5 (AM)* and Year 2 (PM) Thursday: Year 6 (PM) Friday: Reception & Nursery (AM) and Year 3
Posted by | Views 253

School Newsletter : 18 November 2022

| Issue 3 | Autumn 2 | Week 10 | Autumn Term Parents' Evening Thank you to all parents who attended their child's parents evening this week. It was a wonderful opportunity to view some of your child's work that they had chosen to celebrate and share. It was also a productive time to discuss
Posted by | Views 264

School Newsletter : 11 November 2022

| Issue 2 | Autumn 2 | Week 9 | Autumn Term Parents' Evening We are very much looking forward to seeing parents and pupils during our Autumn Term Parents' Evening on Thursday 17th November. A gentle reminder that parents can still sign up for their child's meeting in the school office, if you...
Posted by | Views 252

School Newsletter : 04 November 2022

| Issue 1 | Autumn 2 | Week 8 | Autumn Term Parents' Evening Due to the public transport strikes planned for Thursday 10th November, the Autumn Term Parents' Evening will now take place on Thursday 17th November. Parents can still sign up for their child's meeting in the school office, if you...
Posted by | Views 237

School Newsletter : 21 October 2022

| Issue 7 | Autumn 1 | Week 7 | Autumn Term Parents' Evening A reminder that the Autumn Term Parents' Evening will be taking place on Thursday 10th November. Parents will be able to sign up for their child's meeting from Monday 31st October in the school office. PE Days Classes will have PE
Posted by | Views 340

School Newsletter : 07 October 2022

| Issue 5 | Autumn 1 | Week 5 | Parent Information Meetings Well it's hard to believe that we are already one month into the new school year! What a busy time it has been. We'd like to invite parents and carers along to information meetings that we are holding in the final week
Posted by | Views 388