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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!

Mayors Christmas Dinner

Once again the music students have proved themselves to be amazing students! Getting a personal invite to perform today at the Mayors Christmas Dinner! Well done kids!

Y7 Christmas Market Visit

Y7 students enjoying the continental Christmas market in Newcastle, visiting Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, Greece and Russia. Students had the opportunity to speak with the vendors and to sample some of their produce.

Christmas Goodies for sale for MacMillan

Our DofE unit have been hard at work all year growing fruit, vegetables and flowers. The fruit and vegetables we grew have now been turned into jams and preserves and these will be sold in the weeks leading up to Christmas in aid of MacMillan cancer care, a charity which was chosen by the students […]

Burnside Bulletin 3

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 the month. As always if you have any questions or concerns please get in touch. Daniel Jamieson Headteacher  

First Lego League Coding Challenge

A group of KS3 students have been participating in the First Lego League computer coding challenge. The First Lego League challenges students to think like scientists and engineers. During the challenge, the team will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using Lego Mindstorms technology to solve a set of missions. The students are approaching […]

Year 12 Careers

As part of their Careers Programme, year 12 students at Burnside took part in mock interviews with a range of businesses, including Accenture, EE and Arrow Sales. Students were able to build a range of transferable skills while gaining valuable interview experience. All the businesses involved were incredibly impressed with how confident, well prepared and […]

Sporting Events@Burnside

Year 7 Inter Form Football Tournament On Wednesday 15th November  over 60 students Year 7 students descended on the school astro turf to participate in a Year 7 Inter From Football Tournament. Some great sportsmanship was evident as was some free flowing football. 55 goals were scored across 14 matches and the good conduct of […]

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 interviewed 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 […]

Remembrance Day

The music students outdid themselves with the amazing music and drama performance they put on for members of the public, the governors, students and staff on Friday 10th November. They did themselves proud and showed just how much talent they have! Well done!

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. […]

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