Here are the achievements of the children and staff at Newburgh School and Newburgh Nursery:


October 2021

We entered the Royal Mail 'Design a Stamp' competition which broke the world record for number of entries to design a stamp.

Royal Mail Certificate

September 2021

Woodland Trust Green Tree Schools Gold Award achieved by the whole school. To achieve this our Eco-Council led an assembly about the importance of trees and woodland, we have visited woodland, held a tree party, planted trees, created a tree champion and taken photographs from a bugs eye view.


June 2021

On 16th June our tennis team won the small schools tennis championship.


December 2020

Our Nursery gained the Lancashire Quality Award, recognising excellence in practice.


March 2020

On 11th March 2020 our football team represented Lancashire in the Northern Regional Finals in Newcastle. The team won the competition and were crowned best Small School in the North of England. They will go on to the National finals in Birmingham in May.


January 2020

On the 17th January 2020 our football team represented West Lancashire in the County District Finals.  They played 6 games and only conceded one goal and were crowned Champions of Lancashire Small Schools 2020! Photographs of our victorious team (courtesy of Helen Riley Photography) are here, here, here, here and here.


Woodland Trust Green Tree Schools Bronze Award achieved by the whole school. To achieve this children have worked to improve the school grounds and help the environment. See our certificate here


October 2019

On Wednesday 2nd October our Year 5 and 6 football team won the league (again!). They won all of their games and only conceded one goal in the entire competition. They are pictured here.


February 2019

On Tuesday 12 February our football team represented West Lancashire in the Small Schools County Cup Competition.  Our fabulous team came 3rd, an outstanding achievement.  They are pictured here and here with their medals and cup!


On Wednesday 6 February we sent a team of 4 children to represent Newburgh School at a Chess Competition and WE WON the small school competition!!  Our wonderful team is pictured here.


A letter from Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Secretary of State for Education and Rt Hon Nick Gibb MP, Minister of State for School Standards.  We are congratulated for our 100% pass rate in Key Stage 2 for reading and mathematics which places Newburgh in the top 1% of primary schools in the UK.  Read letter here.


January 2019

RSPB Silver Award obtained by the whole school.  To achieve this children completed 6 challenges to "Help Nature" and 6 challenges to "Experience Nature".  See our certificate here.


Lancashire Quality Award - Newburgh All Round Care is working towards this Quality Award.  We have just achieved the latest module - Quality of Outdoor Education Provision and we are very proud of this achievement.  See the confirmation letter here.

November 2018

The football team won the West Lancashire Small Schools Cup Competition.  We're so proud of them all!  The winning team is here.