News & Events

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 […]