News & Events

O2 Academy Performance

Our A level students will have the amazing opportunity to perform at the O2 Academy in Newcastle, February 6th, as part of the Rock School Festival. Burnside School will take to the stage at 7.40pm until 8pm. Doors open at 6.30pm each night and the gigs themselves will run from 7.00-10.00pm. Tickets are now available […]

Year 11 Guidance Interviews

The second round of guidance interviews for Year 11 begins today and will run for the next 2 weeks. All students are given appointment cards with their time to attend. Year 11 parents; you will receive an email shortly to confirm this time. They will discuss their current plans for next year and this gives […]

Apple Store Visit

Year 7,8 and 9 students visited the Apple Store last week to learn how to code using the latest Apple devices and software.

BurnsideTV Episode 2

The second episode of BurnsideTV is now live. The students have worked exceptionally hard on producing this terms Episode. This episode contains stories from… well you’ll just have to watch it and find out!

Senior Citizens Christmas Party

Yesterday our fantastic Sixth Form gave 145 local Senior Citizens a free Christmas Party here at Burnside. This year’s party was the 25th and so to celebrate we had more guests than ever, more hamper prizes than ever, and more Elves than ever! The whole school joined in by collecting food for the hamper prizes […]

Sixth Form Kielder Trip

Sixth Formers studying Health and Social Care and Travel and Tourism had a great few days away at Kielder last week. Health and Social care students helped to run Christmas crafts at the Kielder First School and visited the Calvert Trust with the Travel students. Calvert Trust is a holiday centre for people with disabilities. […]

Year 9 Engineering

3 of our year 9 students recently attended 6 engineering sessions (on Saturday mornings!) – great to see motivated pupils wanting to extend their learning beyond the classroom.  

Performing Arts Christmas Play

This week our Year 11 Performing Arts students took their Christmas Play out to two local primary schools; Richardson Dees and Wallsend St Peter’s. Their next performances will be as part of the Whole School Christmas Assemblies. Well done Year 11!

Beacon Hill Performance

This week our Year 13 Performing Arts students took their Christmas Play out to perform to students at Beacon Hill School. The play was produced by Year 13 especially for students at Beacon Hill who thoroughly enjoyed the performance!

Carol Singing

Today, our fantastic music students visited Hadrian’s House and St Peter’s Court carehomes to carol sing. Once again, they were a credit to the school and sang to a very receptive audience! Well done kids!