Welcome to Burton Borough School a proud member of the Learning Community Trust.


We are committed to providing a high-quality education that prepares our students for a happy, successful life and enables them to make a positive contribution to society. Our school is built on the values of ambitiousproud, and caring. We believe that these values are essential in shaping the character of our students and preparing them for the future.

At BBS, we understand that education is not just about academic excellence, but also about fostering strong relationships with families and the community. We believe that working in partnership with families and the community is crucial in providing a holistic education for our students. We encourage parents and guardians to be actively involved in their child’s education and to work with us in creating a supportive and enriching learning environment.

Our dedicated team of teachers and staff are committed to providing the best possible education for our students. We believe that every child has the potential to succeed and we strive to create an environment that nurtures and supports this potential. We offer a wide range of programs and activities that cater to the diverse interests and needs of our students.

At BBS, we place a strong emphasis on learning and getting a good education. We believe that education is the key to unlocking a world of opportunities and possibilities for our students. Our curriculum is designed to challenge and inspire our students, and our teachers are dedicated to helping each student reach their full potential.

Thank you for considering BBS for your child’s education. We look forward to working with you and your family in providing the best possible education for your child.



Mr R Gummery

Executive Principal: Burton Borough School

Assistant Director: Learning Community Trust


Mission Statement

At Burton Borough, we are proud to be an inclusive Community Comprehensive School that provides an education that meets the needs of every student in Newport and our surrounding area. We aim to provide an educational experience in which the individual student is at the heart of all we strive for through care, challenge and mutual respect. Burton Borough School actively promotes British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs, race, gender, ages and disability.

Guiding Principles, Ethos and Values

  • We are inclusive, we value all children equally.
  • All young people have unique qualities and can achieve great things.
  • We want all students to be secure and happy young people. 
  • We have high expectation of our students; we expect them to make excellent progress, to work hard and to reach their academic potential.
  • We insist on high standards of behaviour; we want a calm, safe school where every students can learn without distraction.
  • We emphasise the importance of mutual respect, courtesy and care for the school environment.
  • We work closely with, and stand shoulder to shoulder with, our parents and carers.
  • We contribute to the communities that we are a part of; locally, nationally and globally.