Burton C of E Primary School

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Burton C of E Primary School

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Welcome to Eagles!

            Mr Watson is your Teacher           Mrs Browning is your Teaching Assistant

The lovely Mrs Denslow will also be joining us on a Wednesday when Mr Watson has his Planning time and ECT (Early Career Teachers) time out of class.


What will I need to bring to school?

We will be going outside in all weathers. Please make sure you always bring a coat,

with a hood to school and a sun hat if the weather is hot.


You will need to bring your DEAR folder and reading book everyday, reading is such an important part of our daily learning.

You will need to bring a named water bottle and a healthy snack 

(fruit or vegetables) to eat at playtime.

Children may bring a packed lunch from home or order a hot meal through Forerunner.

If you provide your own packed lunch;

Please ensure it is a healthy lunch. Do not include fizzy drinks, sweets or chocolate.

 If the school receives Pupil Premium funding for your child, you can order a free meal through the Forerunner site.



What do I need to know?



Outdoor Games is on a Wednesday and Indoor P.E is on a Monday

You can wear your PE kit and trainers to school on those days,

please dress for the weather as you will going outside for playtimes (tracksuits/jumpers for cold days)

  • green T-Shirt & black shorts 
  • trainers
  • hoody and jogging bottoms (plain black or navy) for outside games 


No jewellery is to be worn, this includes earrings. These must be removed or covered (without assistance) before every PE lesson and long hair must be tied back.



Please continue to support your child with daily reading by listening to them read their reading books and also by reading story books with/to them.

If your child reads 4 or more times in a week and it is recorded on Marvellous Me, they will be awarded a super reader badge.






First Aid


Now that you are in year 5 we may not see your parents as often at pick up time. If you get hurt during the day, we will try our best to tell them at home time or Marvellous Me them using our ouch message. If we feel it necessary we will give them a quick phone call.

Working Together


We want to work in partnership with you to ensure a smooth transition through school and to ensure your child is a happy, resilient, enthusiastic and independent learner. 


Please let us know of any worries, fears or concerns, however big or small.

You can contact us via the school office and we will get back to you as soon as possible.




Forest School Information


Our Forest School day will be:  Thursday (starting Thursday 9th until 14th Oct inclusive – 6 sessions)


A key aspect of Forest School is experiencing the site in all safe weather conditions including rain! The programme runs all year round and depending on weather conditions, there is a possibility your child will get muddy or wet! For your child to participate in the forest school adventures, please can you ensure the following items are present in school for every session:

  • Wellies or appropriate outdoor footwear with a spare bag for after

  • A change of clothes (please come to school in clothes suitable to get muddy and bring a spare set to change into if necessary)

  • A warm jumper and coat

  • Waterproofs (coat and trousers are advised)

  • Sun hat/ sun cream (if applicable) 

Welcome to Burton CofE Primary School