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Piers Torday Visit

Piers Torday spent the day at Burnside giving a presentation to all of Y7 students and working with our Creative Writing group as well as being interview by Burnside TV. A brilliant day all round!

Children In Need – Bake Sale

Yet again, Burnside comes up trumps – From the sale of cakes today we have raised a fantastic £251.00  – This will be paid into Barclays, who will match it – so our total will be £502.00  – WELL DONE EVERYONE.

Year 7 Boys Rugby Tournament @ Kingston Park

Burnside’s Year 7 boys participated in their first rugby tournament yesterday. In their first match they ran out winners against Bede Academy 5 tries to 1. Burnside played some excellent attacking rugby, offloading the ball out of contact and always looking for space with ball in hand. Joseph Lamb (2), Kyle Barcoe, Josh Patterson and […]

Bake Stall for all students

Cake donations gratefully received at Student Reception on Friday morning with prizes and certificates for the best bakes!  

Burnside TV

Following on from our success during the BBC School Report, Burnside students have pushed for a News programme to showcase some of the events that take place at burnside that you may not see., This episode contains stories from… well you’ll just have to watch it and find out!

U13 Boys North Tyneside Basketball Central Venue Leagues

On Thursday evening Burnside U13 basketball team competed in the second round of fixtures in the North Tyneside League. Nathan Gray, Connor Purcell, Nurein Kizito, Alex Baxter, Sonny Ho and Jack O’Shea travelled to Churchill having attended lunchtime practices over the past few weeks. Despite improved individual and team performances this unfortunately did not translate […]

Burnside Y7 & 8 Cross Country Championship

Last night 37 students from Y7 and 8 took part in Burnside Inter Form Cross Country Championship. All student demonstrated a positive attitude throughout and there were some exceptional times and performances. This will hopefully be replicated at the up and coming North Tyneside Cross Country Championships. Peter McGillan and Andy Evans led the race […]

Y8 Form Class Football Tournament

Over 50 boys and girls from forms 8B, 8U, 8R, 8S, 8D, 8E & 8C came together last night to participate in the Year 8 football tournament. Group Stages Teams were split into two pools of 4 and 3, with the top two teams in each group progressing to the semi finals. There were some […]

U13 Boys Rugby versus St Marys Catholic School

Last night Burnside U13 boys played St Mary’s School at Wallsend RFC. Due to injuries, unavailability and other sporting commitments Year 8 was unable to field several of its more experienced players. However Captain Jay Jabari and fellow Wallsend RFC player Daniel Johnson were able to recruit several new players from Year 8 this week. […]

Burnside Girls Football

Burnside’s year 7 and 8 Girls football team had their first ever game against St Thomas More school on Wednesday night. The team lost 12-0, however, they showed a fantastic attitude throughout and kept trying until the final whistle. Man of the match Abby Fidler made some fantastic saves and kept the team positive right […]

Autumn 2017 Newsletter

Our Autumn digital newsletter is now available to read. The newsletter contains news and information from the beginning of this. Please follow the link below to read more:

Burnside Year 8 Boys Rugby go down fighting in a 40-30 Thriller at @ Kenton

On a wet Thursday evening Burnside’s U13 rugby squad travelled across the city to play Kenton School’s U13/14 rugby team. Despite not playing together since July, Burnside began the match with quiet confidence having had plenty of opportunity to refine their passing and contact skills in PE lessons over the previous 5 weeks. However a […]

Burnside Gardeners Prepare for Autumn

Gardeners at Burnside have spent this half term very busy in the school grounds. Some of our pumpkins have been harvested this week and we have already harvested apples, crab apples, rosehips and blackberries. We have planted hyacinths for Christmas, daffodils for Mothers’ Day and onions and garlic for next summer. After half term our […]

Burnside year 7 Football

Churchill 2-2 Burnside Burnside under 12s started their league season with a tough first game away to Churchill. Despite going behind twice, two goals from Josh Patterson helped to earn a well deserved point with both assists coming from man of the match Kieran Mennie. 3 outstanding saves from Adam Kain kept Burnside in the […]

Year 7 Rugby Team Trials

Last night over 20 year 7 boys attended the rugby team trials. Some great individual skills and fantastic commitment from all- putting bodies on the line. Next rugby trial session will be Wednesday 1st November, 3pm-4.15pm. All year 7 players welcome.

Year 5 North Tyneside Indoor Athletics Competition

On Wednesday 18th October staff and students from primary schools across North Tyneside came to Burnside to compete in the North Tyneside Year 5 Indoor Athletics Competition. Students from Jubilee, Kings Priory, Carville and  St Columba’s and other primary schools partook in a range of throwing, jumping, sprinting and relay events. Jo Walton and Laura […]

Burnside Bulletin 2

We hope that you find the updates in our latest parent bulletin useful. Please remember to look out for the full digital newsletter that will be shared via email and social media by the end of next week. As always if you have any questions or concerns please get in touch. Contact details are provided […]

North Tyneside U13 Basketball

Last night Burnside played their first round of fixtures in the North Tyneside U13 Basketball League @ Churchill. The team played four games against Churchill A, Churchill B, St Thomas More and Valley Gardens. Burnside’s squad of Alex Baxter, Sonny Ho, Nathan Gray, Scott Barker, Alfie Freeth, Conor Purcell and Nurein Kizito had only two […]

U16 Boys Football Burnside 6-2 Marden High

On Wednesday night Burnside secured their first league victory over Marden High. Burnside dominated the game, leading 3-0 at half time. Goals came from Callum Dawson, Eugene Rutherford, Stephen Tideswell, Rhys Durrant and Cameron Johnson. From the start, Burnside looked like a much more organised side, with Wilson and O’Donnell holding the midfield well and […]

FREE Swim Open Day @ Hadrian Leisure

Hadrian Leisure Centre is offering free swimming sessions on Sunday 22nd October between 10.30am and 4pm.  For more information please see the attached flyers.

U16 Rugby Tournament @ Ashington RFC

Last night the Year 11 Boys rugby team played and won their first matches of the season against St Benet Biscops High School (Bedlington) and St Cuthberts High School (Newcastle). Despite only having one training session leading up to the tournament and having big ball carrying forward Phillip Ho injured in the opening few moments; […]

Year 8 Football

Year 8 Boys were unlucky to lose their first league match away at STM. Despite goals from Cobi Lewis, Kieran Liddle and Ryan Burnip, STM just edged a close game. Archie Templey was awarded man of the match from the STM manager

Extra Curricular Sport on Monday Night

Excellent to see as many girls taking part in extra curricular sport on a Monday Night! Remember girls football and Netball is on every Monday Night! Please pick up extra curricular timetables from the PE office.

Inspired Choices at Newcastle University

Year 11 students recently attended an Inspired Choices event at Newcastle University. Students had the opportunity to attend a series of interactive subject tasters to experience what it is like to study those subjects at University. They also worked through a series of activities designed to get them thinking about how their current subject choices […]

North Tyneside U13 Boys Table Tennis League

Last night Burnside entered a team into the North Tyneside U13 Table Tennis League. Seven schools are meeting three times this term to play fixtures against one another at Churchill Community College. Burnside’s squad of Alex Baxter, Sonny Ho, Nathan Gray and Nathan Emson played matches against Churchill, Marden High, Wellfield and St Thomas More. […]

Macmillan and Team Teal

Macmillan On Friday Burnside Staff and Students joined the world’s biggest coffee morning in aid of Macmillan. Over 40 amazing cakes were baked by our expert Burnside Bakers and events around the school starting at 8am on the Staff Gallery, helped us raise £410 for Macmillan. Well done everyone for a fantastic efffort! Team Teal […]

Extra Curricular Clubs

Well done to all the students who participated in extra curricular clubs in PE on Monday night – Rugby, Girls Football and Netball were all well attended! Please collect extra curricular timetable from the PE department if you are interested. GET INVOLVED!!

Opening league match of Burnside U16 football season

Last night Burnside’s U16 Boys Football team began their league campaign against old foes St Thomas More. Burnside started brightly but unfortunately went behind to a well worked goal from St Thomas More. 0-1 After 15 minutes coach Mr Crozier, made a couple of tactical substitutions and shuffled his side around. These changes had the […]

Biomedical Workshop

On Tuesday 19th of September, 10 of our year 13 scientists visited Newcastle University to take part in some Biomedical Workshops. It was a really successful trip.

Burnside Open Evening 2017

All Year 5 & 6 students and parents are kindly invited to our Annual Open Evening on Thursday 21st September from 5:45pm til 7:30pm. Introductory talk in Main Hall from the Headteacher,followed by a guided tour of the school to see what is on offer in all Curriculum Areas. We look forward to meeting you […]

Great North Run 2017

Well done to our fantastic team of Great North Run runners who all successfully completed the 13.1 mile route (21km) from Newcastle to South Shields on Sunday. As well as earning finisher’s medals, they have raised a lot of money for a variety of local and national charities, and inspired others to get their trainers […]

Burnside Bulletin

Dear Parent/Carer Thank you for providing the school with an up to date email address. It’s been a key priority of the school to improve communication even further and having up to date email addresses for parents means that we are able to communicate key information more easily and frequently. In addition to the half-termly […]

Record A Level Results

Year 13 students this summer celebrated receiving the best A Level results the school has ever recorded. Early indications suggest that academic results will be the best in North Tyneside, with over 80% of entries A*- C grade. This will put us top 10% nationally for progress. Vocational results could put Burnside in the top […]

Welcome Back – September 2017

Burnside will be open to Year Groups 7 to 11 on Tuesday 5th September 2017.  Sixth Form students return to school on Wednesday 6th September 2017.   Please see attached the timings of the new school day.

A Yorkshire Adventure

Students and staff involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Award at Burnside spent the first few days of the holidays in the Yorkshire Dales taking part in Silver and Gold expeditions. Silvers had to walk for 3 days and Golds for 4 – each carrying all that they would need; camping overnight on different campsites […]

Summer Newsletter 2017

Our Summer digital newsletter is now available to read.  The newsletter contains news and information from the Summer Term as well as guidance for the coming academic year; 2017-2018.  Please follow the link below to read more:  

Big Burnside Potato Race Results

The results are in and the winners this year are a team of  Sixth form students who grew 1kg 126g of potatoes from 2 seeds. They are: Megan Davison Libby Heppel Caitlin Robertson Kay Cardella with some help from Lauren Tweedy in Year 11. Well done to everyone who took part – full results are […]

Burnside U13 Boys Rugby Preseason Training Session

On Tuesday 18th July a group of Year 7 Burnside students participated in a preseason rugby training session ran by RFU Community Rugby Coach Scott Powell. The effort and and standard of play from the boys remained high throughout the afternoon, despite the extreme summer heat. The level of skill, determination and teamwork demonstrated bodes […]

Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award

The sun was shining on the Bronze DofE Gang for their practice expedition at the end of June but the weather was less friendly when they were assessed on their skills 2 weeks later! Despite this everyone passed and the whole group were an absolute credit to themselves…as they have been all year. We have […]

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