Welcome to Bures CEVC Primary School


Through exciting and adventurous learning experiences within a healthy, safe and dynamic environment we help everyone in our community to realise their limitless potential.

With a strong Christian ethos, we promote belief and faith in ourselves and others, courageously sharing, caring, and forgiving whilst celebrating both our similarities and differences.

We challenge pupils to become life-long learners who have the confidence, self-esteem, resilience and desire to achieve excellence in all they do.

Explore. Believe. Shine.

‘The Adventure Awaits …’


Headteacher – Ms Ruth Slater

Chair of Governors – Mr Tim Fairbairn

SENDCO – Mrs Tracy Bennie

Bures 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.

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. Please contact our school office on 01787 227 446. For more details on applying for a place at our school from Nursery to Year 6 please follow this link to our admissions page.

Ms. Ruth Slater – Headteacher


Super Swimmers

Super Swimmers

Super Swimmers   On Thursday 16th of January 2020, 8 selected children from year 6 went to the kingfisher leisure centre and took part in a swimming gala with 15 other competing schools. Before we started we were extremely scared but we were overcome by our...

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Bures has definitely got talent!

Bures has definitely got talent!

Thank you to all parents and carers who took the time to visit our spectacular art exhibition in the hall last Friday evening. Each year the standard of the work the children produce during art week seems to get better and better and this year was no exception. I am...

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Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

It was lovely to see so many of our families at the Remembrance Sunday Service last Sunday. We managed to squeeze 165 people into the hall! The children from the Beavers, Brownies and Cubs looked incredibly smart in their uniforms as they paraded to the War Memorial...

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Contact Details

Bures Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School,
Nayland Road,

Parking is available in the Village Hall Car Park opposite the school.

For further information or to request paper copies of the information on our website contact Mrs Turner or Mrs Coutts on the number below. 

T: 01787 227446
F: 01787 228544

E: primary@bures.suffolk.sch.uk

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