Good Morning, welcome to Burnside Business & Enterprise College

Headteacher: Mrs Murphy

Mrs Murphy - HeadteacherBurnside is an exciting and challenging place to learn and a warm and caring place to be. We are immensely proud that student achievement is consistently high. At Burnside our students make the progress far beyond expectations. Burnside is in the top 20% of school nationally for student progress at GCSE at 16yrs. In 2013 the Schools Network (SSAT) announced:

"Burnside Business and Enterprise College is one of the best schools in the country in outperforming expectations for their pupils and improving their future prospects."

We make a sincere promise to all of our parents and carers that we will nurture your most precious possession - your child, and ensure that they achieve their absolute best. Our standards and expectations are high and result in excellent examination pass rates.

News & Events

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    Last Ship Performance with Sting

    Today students at Burnside were taking part in a private workshop performance with Sting and his band. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 24th April 2015
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    Could you live on a £1 a day?

    Could you live on a £1 a day? 1.2 billion people in the world still do and next week one of our students is going to try too, to support the Live Below The Line Campaign. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 24th April 2015
  • Summer Exam Timetable 2015

    The Timetable for the Summer 2015 Exams have been published on the Exams page of the College Website.  You can view the timetable document directly from the link below: http://burnside. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 23rd April 2015
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    Teachers from France visit Burnside

    In March this year we had the pleasure of hosting a visit by nine Teachers from the school ‘Maison Familiale de La Catie’ in Annecy, Southern France. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 22nd April 2015
  • Upcoming Events Easter to May Half Term

    Upcoming Events this Half Term 21st April - Sponsored Swim @ Hardian Leisure to raise funds for the Watersports Venture 2015 22nd April - Languages Bake Off @ Sunderland UniversityEach group of stud ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 20th April 2015
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    Y7 students get a glimpse at what the future could hold for them. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 7th April 2015
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    Little Princess Trust and TCT Easter Raffle

    Our year 11 students are selling raffle tickets at £1 per strip for this super Easter Raffle prize of eggs! This is open to all students and staff. The raffle will be drawn period 5 wednesday. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 30th March 2015
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    Go for Gorgor Girls 2015 Campaign

    Making the lives of girls and young women of Gorgor Secondary School has always been one of the priorities of BBG-Building Futures Registered Charity No. 115062. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 30th March 2015
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    Graphic Novel Experience for Y9 Students

    Some of our Y9 students attended a Read Regional event organised by Wallsend Library to hear Author and Graphic Artist Mary and Bryan Talbot talk about their latest collaboration SALLY HEATHCOTE SUFFR ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 26th March 2015
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    Puffin Raffle for Marie Curie Cancer Care

    Our Sixth Form social entrepreneurs are really getting behind Marie Curie this year by helping to sell Marie Curie daffodils all around school and raffling a super ceramic Puffin Prize! This is great ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 23rd March 2015
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    Dance Festival @ Western Primary School

    Six of our Year 11 students visited Western Primary School today to run a Dance Festival for Key Stage One students. Their themes included 'Machines' and 'Being Happy''. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 19th March 2015

    Year 11 Curriculum Revision Sessions 2015

    To support Year 11 students in their forthcoming examinations we have provided a timetable for revision sessions by curriculum.  Please view the attached document for more information. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 18th March 2015
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    Thanks to all the support for the Emergency Bake Sale, including Miss Addison's fantastic cheerio cakes, we have so far raised £84 for Oxfam Cyclone Pam Campaign. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 17th March 2015

    Awards Ceremony

    On Wednesday night Burnside Business & Enterprise College are holding a Duke of Edinburgh Celebration evening. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 17th March 2015
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    Comic Relief Fundraising Total

    Once again Burnside excels, excluding Mr Welch's fantastic cake sale, with the monies raised from non-school uniform and the sale of Red noses, Trolley Tokens, Pin Badges and Air Fresheners we have ra ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Friday 13th March 2015
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    TICE Silver Fashion @ Northumbria Uni

    During the second day of TICE Silver Fashion students travelled to Northumbria University to take part in three different skills workshops. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 12th March 2015