News & Events

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 […]

Burnside Primaries Year 1 & 2 Multi skills Festival

On Wednesday 5th July Year 1 and 2 students from Western, Redesdale, St Peters and Carville Primary Schools came to Burnside to participate in a Multi Skills Festival. The festival had been organised by Miss Peel and she was ably assisted by the Key Stage 3 Talented PE students. Students were placed in small groups […]

Year 13 Prom

Last night Burnside said goodbye to an irreplaceable bunch of young adults at the Year 13 Prom, with both staff and students having a great time. They have been a truly inspirational and genuinely lovely bunch, and we wish them every success for the future.                 

Burnside U14 Boys Rugby Preseason Training

On Wednesday 5th July a group of Year 8 Burnside students participated in a preseason rugby training session ran by RFU Community Rugby Coach Scott Powell. Scott was impressed with the ability and attitude shown by the boys. He believes the group of young men have the potential to form a strong team. Both he […]