Welcome to Bures CEVC Primary School

Excellence is at the heart of our village school.

We have high expectations of all at Bures: pupils, parents, staff and governors.

Within a strong Christian ethos we believe in growing caring, creative, curious and cultured members of society. We nurture a special interest in every pupil within our innovative curriculum: whether it be an academic, sporting, artistic or musical passion.

We believe in Having a Go and Never Giving Up.

A message from our Headteacher.

Mr Drew QuayleBures Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School is a warm, inviting village school set in the heart of historic Bures. It is our aim to ensure that every child receives the education that they deserve. Our school vision, summed up by our motto Never Give Up, encapsulates well that which we are aiming to accomplish.

Here at Bures academic excellence goes hand in hand with personal success. Be it an interest in sport, music, or art we want all children to grow to be well rounded individuals.

If you would like further information or to arrange a visit to the school, we would be delighted to hear from you. For details on admissions please refer to our admissions policy. Please contact our school office on 01787 227 446.

Drew Quayle

Coming Up

Red Nose Day 2017
Mar 23 all-day
Red Nose Day 2017

The whole school are taking part in Red Nose Day on Thursday 23rd March, a day ahead of the official Red Nose Day on 24th March.

There will be a record breaking event during the afternoon on Thursday, a non-uniform day for all the children on Thursday (feel free to wear red and white) and a cake sale on this day too. All cake donations will be gratefully received!

There will be raffle tickets available on the day for 50p and we would appreciate a donation of £1 for the Red Nose Charity for the non-uniform day.

Thank you.


Faith and Festival Day
Mar 24 all-day

There will be a Faith and Festival Day on Friday 24th March for the children from Reception through to year 6 to enjoy. Further information will follow via the School Newsletter and your child’s bookbag.

Year 6 Crucial Crew
Mar 24 @ 12:45 – 15:45

Crucial Crew is a national scheme that has been run in Suffolk since 1994, giving children controlled experience of challenging situations.

The aim during this afternoon is to provide a fun and stimulation environment for children to learn to:

  • Become more aware of personal safety
  • Learn how to react correctly to dangerous and threatening situations
  • Understand the role of the emergency services and how and when to contact them
  • Be aware of their own actions and the safety of others
Science Week
Mar 27 – Mar 31 all-day

Science Week is packed full of exciting activities for all the children to enjoy covering lots of science topics and taking part in activities and experiments. We will keep you posted!

Visit to Shrubs Farm
Mar 28 @ 13:00 – 15:00

Some children from Years 3,4&5 will be visiting Shrubs Farm as part of Science week. They are using their data loggers to investigate the light intensity, sound levels and temperature of various animal and mini beast habitats, at the farm. Afterwards they will be sharing their findings with the rest of the school at assembly.

Easter Church Service
Mar 30 @ 09:30

There will be a Easter Church Service and procession at St Mary’s Church for the children from Reception through to Year 6. Parents welcome.

Spring Term Ends 2017
Mar 31 all-day
Year 1 – Shrubs Farm Visit
Mar 31 @ 13:00 – 15:00

During the afternoon on Friday 31st March, the Year 1 class will be visiting Shrubs Farm and exploring habitats, using scientific equipment as part of Science week.

Year 2 Cake Stall
Mar 31 @ 15:15

Cakes brought from home raise valuable funds for each class. It is the turn of the Year 2 class today! Please support this fundraiser by baking cakes for your child’s class. All parents/carers, do bring along your pennies as these delicious cakes/biscuits will be available to buy after school at 3.15pm for 30p each. Thank you.

Summer Term Starts 2017
Apr 18 all-day

Gymnastics Competition

Congratulations to the children who took part in the Gymnastics Competition. They won the Silver award at Ormiston Academy on Tuesday 14th March. 10 teams participated and it was very close and intense at the end! A fantastic achievement to be proud of, well done to...

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World Book Day

The children looked magnificent in their World Book Day costumes! There were fabulous characters from Cat in the Hat to Where's Wally! Thank you for all the effort you went to in getting your fabulous outfits! Year 1 enjoyed a reading activity which involved looking...

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Contact Details

Bures Church of England Controlled Voluntary Primary,
Nayland Road,

Contact Mrs Platt or Mrs Hurley on the number below.

T: 01787 227446
F: 01787 228544

E: primary@bures.suffolk.sch.uk

Bures CEVC Primary School

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