Writer of the Week

Each week we award certificates to pupils that have produced special work in either reading, writing or as a mathematician. Below you can view our Writers who are celebrating this week.

Harvest Festival

Today Burlington Junior School pupils walked to Priory Church to celebrate Harvest Festival with a performance by Year 5 telling us how people around the world celebrate Harvest. The performance consisted of readings and songs and the children did a great job and made all the staff and their parents very proud. We have been [...]

Tag Rugby Festival – BRUFC

Well done to all those who played on Tuesday night in the Year 5/6 Tag Rugby festival at BRUFC and a big thank you to Paddy and Callam from BRUFC and all the Sports Leaders for officiating the event. Burlington had 2 teams representing the school at this event. Split into 2 groups, each team [...]

Stay and Read – Years 4 & 5

On Monday, year 4 hosted their parents for Stay and Read.  Exploring alliterative adjectives, the pupils were tasked to try and come up with an alliterative adjective for each letter of the alphabet and not only that, it had to be relevant to their topic on Egypt.  Tricky! Then on Wednesday it was the turn [...]

Living Seas – Flamborough Visit

On Friday a group of children travelled to the Flamborough Living Seas Centre in conjunction with HEY Children's University for the day. All the children were very excited as they made their way to the beautiful beach on what was a gorgeous Autumnal day. First they collected litter from the beach and learned from the [...]

Gold Mark Success

We are delighted to announce that Burlington Junior School achieved the School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2016/17 academic year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust, to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and [...]

Applegarth Court Trip

Yesterday our School Council visited a local Care Home, Applegarth Court, for Older People's Day. They had a wonderful time playing "play your cards right", chatting to the residents and having some refreshments. Both the residents and the pupils had fun learning about each other and finding their common ground. The children learnt about dementia [...]

Stay and Read – Year 6

Today has been the turn of Year 6 for Stay and Read. Class 12 and Class 11 have been looking at their current book "20,000 leagues under the sea." Class 10 were looking at the book "Oliver Twist". All the classes were answering questions based on a particular chapter and the children used PEE-ing to [...]

Virtual Reality – Space – Year 5

Today pupils in Year 5 had the opportunity to experience Space through the power of Virtual Reality headsets. The children had the chance to fly around the planets: Mercury, Mars, Venus, Jupiter and Saturn, looking at all the detail on each and listening to facts about them. At the end they had the chance to [...]

Stay and Read Year 3

This morning was Stay and Read for our Year 3 pupils. This gives parents the opportunity to come in to school and spend time in a lesson with their children. With the Year 3 pupils this can be especially important as it can put parents' minds at ease, that their children are settled and happy. [...]