Sutton V.A. Lower School

Sutton Lower School

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B.C.U.S (Biggleswade

Community Union of Schools)                                                                                                               

Sutton School member and proud supporter of the Biggleswade Community Union of Schools group (B.C.U.S.) which is a group of local schools fully committed to working together to ensure our educational provision is as supportive and seamless as possible from age 2-19.

B.C.U.S. holds regular Headteacher  meetings to ensure our collective provision supports and develops all our children and young people across our town.


B.C.U.S Mission Statement

The moral purpose of BCUS is to deliver outstanding educational provision for young people in Bigglewade and surrounding areas within the framework of a positive and vibrant environment that develops a passion for lifelong learning.

Each school within BCUS is committed to providing

  • A safe and caring environment where children and young people thrive
  • Outstanding learning where children and young people achieve
  • An outward facing community where children and young people aspire
  • A strong cultural ethos where children and young people value society


To support each other in the achievement of our aims BCUS schools are committed to:

  • The provision of a continuous curriculum that prepares children and young people for the next stage in their development 
  • Sharing resources and expertise in the pursuit of creating and developing an exceptional workforce of school based practitioners 
  • Seeking opportunities to minimise the additional costs of operating schools so that resources are targeted on the educational needs of children and young people

BCUS SEND Statement

B.C.U.S Academic Calendar for 2017/2018

B.C.U.S Academic Calendar for 2018/2019


Caldecote VC Lower School

Dunton VC Lower School

Edward Peake C of E (VC) Middle School

Gamlingay Village College

Ivel Valley School

Lawnside Lower School

Northill C of E V.A Lower School

St Andrews C of  E V.A. Lower School

Stratton Upper School

The Lawns Nursey School and Children's Centre



Links to other members of B.C.U.S can be found below: