Learning to read, write and understand language
"By one popular estimate, 65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist."
Source: World Economic Forum, "The Future of Jobs", 2016
The integration of the people and the land.
Language made visible
Burnham Brook School is located on over 20 acres of forested land. Recent research illustrates the importance of students spending time outside. We spend morning break and lunch recess outside. This is in addition to any local "field trips" to areas of the school grounds that happen in classes.
Parents frequently tell us what a difference Burnham Brook has made in their children. Here are a few of their stories.