Good Evening, 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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    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
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    Burnside Gardening Club Update

    The gardening club have been busy this week; they have planted out 16 fruit bushes in our rooftop farm. This includes blueberries, blackcurrants, redcurrants, gooseberries and raspberries. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 12th March 2015

    Annual Awards Presentation Evening

    Next Wednesday is the annual Awards Presentation for any students who are involved with The Awards Unit at Burnside. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 12th March 2015
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    Craig Heap @ Burnside

    Craig Heap visited Burnside yesterday and wow what a day! Craig delivered a fantastic motivational talk to our Year 9 students before being joined by Ex England Womens' Rugby Player Katie Storie to wo ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Thursday 12th March 2015
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    High School Musical Production 24th & 25th March

    Burnside will be presenting an amateur production of High School Musical on Tuesday 24th March 2015 and Wednesday 25th March 2015 in the Main Hall - 6.30pm. Adults £4. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Wednesday 11th March 2015
  • Target Setting Day Thursday 26th March

    As part of our reporting system and in keeping with previous years we are repeating Target Setting Day. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 10th March 2015
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    Friday 13th March 2015 Non-Uniform Day for Comic Relief

    This Friday 13th is Comic Relief.  To help support Comic Relief Burnside will be running a non-uniform day with a £1 donation. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Tuesday 10th March 2015
  • Upcoming Sporting Events

    Craig Heap will be in school on Wednesday 11th March to work with some of our Gifted and Talented students and to deliver an assembly!    The "Talented in PE" Masterclasses are going to st ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 9th March 2015
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    Recent Sporting Events

    Wanderers Gala: A group of year 10 students have recently helped out at the Annual Wanderers Swimming Gala. ... [ Read More ]

    Published: Monday 9th March 2015