Burfield Academy

East Sussex, United Kingdom

Location: East Sussex, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 4 - 11 years

About Burfield Academy

We are committed to providing our children with an outstanding education through active learning which recognises the value of developing the whole person.   

Our motto 

Dare Mighty Things.   

Our values 

At Burfield Academy, our values of compassion, perseverance and respect are the foundation for all learning and interaction. We expect all members of our learning community; staff, parents and carers, children and visitors to always show our values.    

STEP values 

We also recognise our STEP values, of Passion, Urgency, Positivity, Aspiration and Commitment, which are shared across our Academy Trust. We teach children that these are our family values. We expect our staff and children to constantly live out those values, being able to develop a sense of accountability and mutual responsibility across the school.   

A UNICEF Rights Respecting School 

We provide an environment where pupils feel safe, valuable and respected. We are a Rights Respecting School and create many opportunities for children to take leading roles throughout the school. This means our pupils become very confident and self-assured individuals.   

STEP Academy Trust We know that it is the exceptional quality of our staff that is key to our success. That’s why we’ll invest in your career and give you an unrivalled benefits package.    We are a growing family of primary academies that strive together for excellence. So we spread best practice, transfer staff to support partner academies, share specialist knowledge and consistently challenge the status quo. Giving you every opportunity to grow and develop in your role.   

We want you to do well, that’s why we offer: 

  • Great opportunities for accelerated promotion – right across our thirteen-academy trust 
  • Fully-funded leadership training courses (NPQML, NPQSL, NPQH) 
  • Fully-funded Masters and PhD courses 
  • At least seven NQT development days each year  
  • And with free lunch, we’ll keep you well fed too.   

We are always looking for talented professionals who share our mission. If you share our drive to improve the life chances of all children, we’d love to hear from you.    


Address: Oaklands Way, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3NW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1323 819309